Health officials have inaccurately predicted the amount of available vaccine and distributed the vaccine unevenly, critics say.
A petition has been approved by members of the existing Special Business District and Central Columbia Association that would create a community improvement district, if enough downtown property owners sign it. The petition drive will start in January.
The show starts Friday and is put on by Theater Reaching Young People and Schools. It turns the story into a musical and offers a softer version of the Charles Dickens' classic.
Friday marks the grand showcasing of the newly remodeled J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center. The open house will go from 4 to 6 p.m.
A review committee found that the evening program no longer meets the need it was created for. The proposal suggests that MU in the Evening be absorbed into the traditional education structure of the university.
Two cars collided at Providence and Stewart roads after one pulled out of a Taco Bell parking lot.
A man pulled a gun on the clerk at the Break Time on Paris Road on Thursday, police said.
This is the full text of a statement from the Central Missouri Humane Society.
Patty Forister has resigned as the executive director of the Central Missouri Humane Society. Alan Allert, a veterinarian and environmental consultant, will be the interim executive director effective Tuesday.
Members of the community met Thursday for the third and final Race and Civility discussion. Panelists talked about their personal experiences and ways to improve race relations.
The Columbia School Board talked about whether to use a general contractor or a construction management agency for construction of the new high school.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines for when women should have Pap tests, saying an annual test is unneccessary.
Members of The Missouri Bar will receive an overview of a report Friday that warns Missouri's public defender system is on "the brink of collapse." Public defenders have said for years that they are struggling with high caseloads because of a lack of money to hire additional employees.
The Heart of Missouri Chorus is a Sweet Adelines International group of women a capella singers. They practice several Christmas songs from October through December as part of their Holiday Singing Invitational, including “Carol of the Bells.”
Heather Ellis is accused of cutting in line at Walmart. Police said Ellis used obscene language and kicked and bit officers as they led her out of the store.
Gov. Nixon said Missouri community colleges have agreed to freeze tuition next school year if budgets are cut by only 5.2 percent, a similar deal Missouri's four-year colleges and universities recieved earlier this week.
St. Louis Community College trustees voted to close day care centers at the Meramec and Forest Park campuses next July to save money. Students depending on the service might have to drop out because other options are too expensive or inconvenient.
Michael John Frederick of Kansas City was charged with making a terrorist threat after an incident at Smith-Cotton High School on Saturday night. The 19-year-old, who had been reported as AWOL, allegedly told an assistant superintendent about six escaped convicts that might kidnap or hold students hostage.
The economic index rose to 38.4, but a score below 50 is in negative territory.