November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The Sol House's events include an essay contest, photo exhibit and documentary screening.
The Boone County public defender's office filed a lawsuit against two 13th Circuit Court judges over a regulation put in place by the office to limit the number of new cases they receive.
In a two-day season, young hunters in Missouri killed more than 13,000 deer this year. It's the second highest total ever recorded for that period. This year, Osage, Franklin and Callaway counties led the way, with hunters harvesting more than 240 deer in each county.
A six-month moratorium has been placed on new payday loan business and the City Council is now looking into other options to regulate the small loans with high interest rates.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has completed work on 107 of the 802 bridges slated to be repaired or replaced by Oct. 31, 2013. An additional nine will be finished by the end of the year.
Cooperating with Cerner ties the university too closely to a company with a questionable track record.
After researching community foundations this past summer, the New Century Fund is proposing the creation of one in Columbia. It would work with existing foundations as an avenue for the donation of complicated gifts, such as real estate.
The Columbia City Council voted 6-1 to rezone the lot at Providence Road and Third Avenue. A beauty shop has already signed a conditional lease with the owner of the property.
After approving an ordinance that places a six-month moratorium on payday loan businesses, the Columbia City Council will look to gather information on how other communities deal with them.
Next week's clinics are still on the calendar for now, but the health center will cancel clinics again if the H1N1 vaccine isn't available.
The Richland Road proposal calls for mixed commercial and residential development. The area in question is likely to develop substantially in the years around a proposed extension of Stadium Boulevard that would bisect the property.
Families with young children, adults with disabilities and senior citizens are all eligible to apply if they haven't signed up with another agency.
Jessica Greer, a freshman forward for the Missouri women's soccer team, excelled as her high school football team's kicker.
Baylor coach Art Briles says he wants his team to play Missouri like it did in the second half last Saturday against Nebraska.
With passage of a smoking bans in St. Louis city and county, 50 percent of all Missourians are now living in areas with limits on smoking in public. Legislators are revisiting enacting state laws on the issue.
Ola Shawky Nosear, a first-year player on the Columbia College women's volleyball team, spent four years playing on the Egyptian junior national team before moving to Columbia. She is adjusting to the style of play and culture in the United States.
Gov. Jay Nixon's cuts to the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program leave students with fewer educational options.
New giveaways to seniors and others are unneccessary, and are being doled out by people who can't always keep track of their own money.
Hickman defeated Rock Bridge 1-0 in the Class 3, District 9 semifinal Tuesday behind George Platokus' early goal. Hickman advances to take on Jefferson City on Thursday in the final.
When a recession hits this hard, all we can do is try to learn from the experience. This time around, America is being taught some hard lessons about workers' rights. Workers must be paid a fair wage, be allowed to bargain collectively, be protected by government regulation and be treated with dignity.