MODOT should take an in-depth look into ready-to-go projects and ensure each is fiscally sound.
Now that the economy is forcing us to review our excesses, more of us should realize the importance of sharing our good fortunes.
The City Council is expected to decide whether Columbia will have a new park and a trail for Perche Creek at its meeting on Jan. 20.
Cathy Cox, the home school communicator at Benton Elementary, created the program R.I.S.E. to help unite young girls during weekly discussions about respect.
Residents of the Brookside Square Subdivision, who were concerned that their interests were not fully represented by the already existing homeowners' association, have formed a neighborhood association to take up issues of fire protection, crime and construction.
The father of a 2-year-old who died in a weekend ATV crash said he looked down to check a text message while the boy somehow pushed the throttle, prompting the dad to fall off the vehicle before the toddler sustained fatal injuries.
Police say a St. Louis woman is jailed after suspected marijuana was found in her shoe while she was visiting an inmate at a state prison in south-central Missouri.
The unemployment fund could be insolvent by the end of the year. But the state can borrow from the federal government.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is poised to begin its largest building campaign in state history to repair 802 of Missouri's worst-rated bridges.
In a new year change starts with small steps, such as campaigning for the Humane Society and renovating houses rather than tearing them down.
Eliminating smoking and fast food on campus would go a long way toward promoting healthier lifestyles.
Former Gov. Bob Holden, as well as Republican legislators, say communication and compromise will be key to Jay Nixon's success as governor.
The new MU Student Center will open Monday with one entrance at the southeast corner of Hitt and Rollins streets.
A federal grand jury is investigating how a California company that contributed to Bill Richardson's political activities won a New Mexico transportation contract worth more than $1 million. Richardson said the investigation "would have forced an untenable delay in the confirmation process."
Jay Nixon wants to launch his Show Me Jobs initiative. Problem is, it would tap the same source of funds as Matt Blunt's DREAM program for downtown revitalization. Can both programs survive?
A new federal database rating facilities on health inspections, staffing levels and quality of care.
AmerenUE put in the 900-foot-wide net to keep the fish out of the turbines.
He was arrested, authorities said, after he made a threat to a flight attendant who asked him to close his laptop computer before takeoff.
The Tigers snapped an eight-game nonconference road losing streak on Saturday afternoon.
The Tiger's bench had its most impressive performance of the year in a 76-65 win at Duquesne.