Columbia resident Brian Wallstin writes that the opposition of President Barack Obama is often based on race rather than strictly politics. He cites attempts to show that Obama was born in Kenya and the reaction to his presidential school children as examples.
Rock Bridge swept Hickman, but both teams joined together for a common cause.
Actor Patrick Swayze died Monday at the age of 57 after a 20-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Swayze will forever be remembered for his iconic roles in such '80s classics as "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost."
Trainer maximizes convenience, minimizes excuses by delivering personal workouts in clients' homes.
The city received 49 applications for the Citizens Police Review Board. It's now up to the City Council to choose eight members who will independently monitor police conduct.
As the wedding-heavy summer season ends, now seems a good moment to reflect on why some ceremonies succeed while others sputter.
The Bruins placed third out of 18 teams Monday at the Smith-Cotton Tournament.
Columbia School Board members unanimously voted in favor of Title II-D funding for classroom technology and approved a bid to expand the Columbia Area Career Center. Two additonal budget amendments — involving Title I funding for academically disadvantaged students and funding from a recent property tax increase — were on the agenda for consideration.
Gov. Jay Nixon lost a Cabinet member Monday amid a tumultuous economic climate.
A two-vehicle crash on Monday afternoon on Missouri 124 resulted in injuries to both drivers.
In their first home game of the season at Silverthorne Arena, the Stars defeated Cottey College in three games.
Paola Ampudia, who was also the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year, is the first Tigers volleyball player to receive the rookie honors.
A report issued by the state auditor's office Monday found that Missouri lawmakers were soliciting donations from unnamed lobbyists to finance staff gifts and meals. Some of the legislative gifts were not disclosed as required by state law.
The Missouri Supreme Court confirmed Monday that state Rep. Steve Brown, D-St. Louis County, has, in fact, turned in his law license, despite several reports to the contrary. Brown resigned from the Missouri House of Representatives in August after pleading guilty to federal obstruction of justice charges.
Saint Louis University is one of several schools across the country testing vaccines for safety and effectiveness.
The new mid-campus housing, including Dogwood, Hawthorn and Galena residence halls, opened this fall for MU students. The new buildings house freshmen and returning students.
The Columbia School Board will meet Monday to talk about a construction bid and budget amendments.
The campaign, which is part of a national effort to end abortion, will hold a kickoff rally Monday, with the actual campaign beginning on Sept. 23.
Botanical gardens are also experiencing increased attendance as people opt to have a "staycation-daycation" in the down economy.
The four could face up to six months in prison if convicted for the crime. Dogs as well as fighting and training equipment were seized from the men.