Until citizens are accepting of people other than the typical white, heterosexual male, there will a damper on the amount of acceptance and progress in the country.
Joe Wilson's behavior wasn't appropriate and this sudden clamor for more polite discourse is welcome, but Democrats weren't examples of civility during the Bush years.
Home heating fuel prices have decreased from last year, which could lead to savings in heating bills for customers who use natural gas in their homes. But the Columbia City Council is scheduled to vote on a 5 percent increase in electricity costs.
The monument honors those who died in the 1864 battle following the Centralia Massacre.
Officials expect the vaccine to be among those released this fall to better protect people against the H1N1 flu.
Columbia and Boone County are coordinating closely on guiding future development northeast of the city.
The Columbia College volleyball team lost to Missouri University of Science and Technology on Tuesday in Rolla.
The Columbia College soccer team improved to 6-2-1 after a 4-0 shutout victory over William Woods on Tuesday.
The Missouri women's golf team finished fourth Tuesday at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup.
The Hickman softball team lost 1-0 on Tuesday to visiting Jefferson City.
Columbia police arrested Diane K. Jackson, 46, on suspicion of arson in connection with an apartment fire at 1509 W. Worley St. early Tuesday morning.
Democratic leaders sent a letter to Gov. Jay Nixon Tuesday asking him to continue state funding for the Tour of Missouri.
The facility has relocated four times since it was founded in 2003. A $100,000 grant from the city of Columbia has made possible a permanent, central location at 312 Ridgeway St.
Robert A. Hocks faces up to 40 years in prison and a fine up to $2 million for helping distribute more than 3,700 pounds of marijuana in Boone County.
Two 18-year-old women say they were sexually assaulted in separate incidents, both preceded by drinking at Les Bourgeois Winery and Vineyards in Rocheport. Officials say the first assault "possibly" occurred on the business's property, but the second incident did not. The winery has canceled a number of student events.
Investigators say they discovered 37 child pornography videos on the man's computer, some depicting the sexual molestation of children as young as 4.
Due to a lack of educational and performing space, MU is looking at building a performing arts center on the corner of Hitt Street and University Avenue.
Kenneth Craft and Scott Olsen are the two remaining candidates for Boone County Fire District chief. What qualities are most important to you in considering who should lead this department?
JCTV is inviting submissions of amateur film, animation or any other kind of independently produced video.