The administration’s glorious augury of “Cap and Trade” act cutting noxious greenhouse gases to the bone while creating millions of “green” jobs is more consistent with imagination and theory than with fact.
With the elimination of the DARE program, what other methods should be put in place to educate students about substance abuse?
The Columbia Trojans are a new football team giving a second chance to Central Missouri football players. But for some, the Trojans provide a second chance beyond the football field.
For some of us, as young women, dressing for the occasion was as much a part of the event as our attendance. Making certain that the dress, the shoes and yes, even the makeup was right, was a part of the fun. It’s hard to imagine growing up as a female without this rite of passage.
An MU student who went to Honduras to do missionary work is stuck in the country amid government in-fighting.
The company in charge of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival reimbursed the City Council on Monday night for its 2008 debt.
While the U.S. Department of Agriculture has minimal requirements for dog owners, society sets a higher standard, which leads to the term "puppy mills" for the technically legal but inhumane treatment of dogs.
The Columbia City Council now has 13 applicants to choose from for a seat on Columbia's influential Planning and Zoning Commission. The Council twice extended the deadline to solicit more candidates.
A new income-based student loan repayment plan that began July 1 could help students struggling with debt.
Alexandra Milner is one of two actors cast in the two main productions for MU Summer Repertory Theatre's 41st season: "Steel Magnolias" and "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." Although she is busy with at least six hours of rehearsal every day, she said she wouldn't "change" it if she could.
Wayne Goode, a former state legislator, and David Bradley, publisher of the St. Joseph News-Press, have been appointed for four-year terms.
As officials prepare for Michael Jackson's public memorial, fans with tickets to the event gather outside the Staples Center to share their memories of the artist.
School resource officers will no longer teach DARE because of concerns that they are taking time away from patrolling to lead DARE classes at elementary schools. The district is considering integrating drug education into the health curriculum.
Columbia Police are investigating 22 commercial burglaries that occured in June. One man has been charged in connection with three of the burglaries and is suspected in two more.
MU will offer summer winemaking workshops starting next week.
No disciplinary action will be taken against the officer who shocked a Boone County Jail inmate with a Taser, and the jail seeks to file additional criminal charges against the inmate.
A former Columbia man pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of possession of child pornography. He was arrested in February and will be sentenced in August.
Three of 16 suspected members of the Cut Throat gang who were brought up on federal charges earlier this year for two drug-trafficking conspiracies pleaded guilty to several counts on Monday.
Windsor Street Montessori Elementary School will open Sept. 1. The school already has 21 children enrolled for the fall. The Montessori Center for the Young Child will open just after Labor Day and is expected to enroll up to 34 children.
Missouri has proposed more stringent requirements for day care centers at the requests of early childhood education advocates, who have argued the current system puts children at risk. The proposal is awaiting approval of a legislative committee.