There wasn't much hands-across-the-aisle action last session, despite how Nixon seemed to remember it in his State of the State speech.
Fans at the Rock Bridge boys basketball game donated more than $300 to Heroes for Haiti, a student effort to raise money throughout the community. The Bruins won the game 65-43 against Sumner.
The election of Republican Scott Brown to the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy could affect President Obama's health care legislation.
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers starts every basketball game with his jersey tucked in. Within minutes of tip-off that changes. "My shirt never stays in my jersey," Bowers said. "I can’t tell you why."
After Gov. Jay Nixon gave the State of the State address Wednesday night, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder criticized many of the proposed policies and accused the governor of breaking promises to not raise taxes. Democrats said Kinder's speech was closer to campaign rhetoric than an official party response to an address.
Columbia teachers are divided over the merits of merit pay. Columbia is looking at the issue now so it can be ahead of the curve in the event merit pay becomes an accepted system nationally, Christine King, a board member, said.
Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Presiding Judge Gene Hamilton said Thursday he will resign in March and officially retire in June. Hamilton has presided over more than 500 cases, including 50 homicides.
An armed man took $44 from Columbia resident Joel Francisco early Sunday morning.
Valerie Kaussen was in the island nation when the earthquake hit.
A marijuana growing operation was discovered by police when they answered a burglary call early Sunday morning.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting companies and unions from using money from their general treasuries to produce and run their own campaign ads.
The Columbia College women's basketball team easily beat Missouri Baptist 103-82 on Thursday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex to extend its winning streak to 18, two off the school record.
Despite leading for the majority of the game, the Cougars couldn't hold off a Missouri Baptist rally and lost 78-71 Thursday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.
The Hickman boys basketball team used a strong second half to beat Smith-Cotton 55-52 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Lindberg tournament.
First lady Michelle Obama talked up Hindman in a speech Wednesday.
House Bill 1670 would make Missouri the 15th state to allow marijuana's usage for medical uses.
Missouri education leaders hope to win a portion of the $4.35 billion federal education grant by revamping many ideas that are decades old.
A premliminary hearing for former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton, accused of sexually assaulting a woman during sex, has been set at 2 p.m. Feb. 24.
Alana Barragán-Scott has been confirmed as the director of the Department of Revenue after working in the attorney general's office for more than a decade.