The properties must be at least 50 years old and located in Columbia, and they each have architectural or historical significance.
Missouri’s oral health is among the worst in the nation, partly because of the state’s shortage of dentists. Programs in Alaska, England, Australia and Canada have had success with dental therapists, who can provide a wide range of dental services at a low cost. Missouri could also benefit from dental therapists if the state’s professional licensing law did not stand in the way.
Missouri men’s basketball fan Mary Canon has no problem making it clear who she is rooting for when attending games at Mizzou Arena. The 69-year-old grandmother’s piercing and enthusiastic screams can be heard throughout most of the stadium.
Having a live tiger at MU football games should be pretty far down on the list of priorities for the university.
President Barack Obama must deal with a large deficit and high unemployment and try to strike a balance to help both in the national budget.
Current state law prohibits school officials from saying why fired teachers lost their jobs, including those accused of sexual misconduct.
Nationally recognized watercolor artist Keith Crown died on Sunday. He was known for his colorful, abstract landscapes that were displayed in museums and galleries nationally.
Each year it seems that people question whether Black History Month needs to be taught in schools. Now more than ever, the answer is yes.
President Barack Obama proposed changes to the No Child Left Behind Act that would look at factors besides standardized test scores in determining the success or failure of a public school. Obama's plan would also reward districts with successful plans of action for obtaining academic success.
Tuition increases could be in store next year for some graduate and professional programs, MU Budget Director Tim Rooney said Tuesday.
It has the floor space of 1 1/2 football fields, a 30-ton overhead crane to lift freight from trains that pull directly into the building and 15 loading docks to allow trucks to pull right up to the building to receive freight. The facility, which is used to load and unload freight from the COLT Railroad, will cost the city $2.5 million.
A British medical regulatory group ruled the authors had acted unethically in their research, and subsequent studies have not found a connection between vaccines and autism.
About 20 people turned out to hear Sid Sullivan outline his platform for mayor of Columbia on Tuesday morning. Struggling economy and strong neighborhoods are among his priorities, he said.
Sen. Nodler proposes a bill which would deny lawmakers convicted of felonies from running for re-election. The goal of this bill, according to Nodler, is to set standards for Missouri's legislators.
Higher Education Commissioner Robert Stein outlined potential cuts in education in a letter, but now Missouri's budget director said there might be even less money available.
For the month of February, Shakespeare's Pizza will donate 15 percent of its Tuesday and Wednesday orders to Haitian relief when the customers say "dining for Haiti".
Landscape Services employees installed a support system in a tree in Peace Park on Tuesday in an attempt to save the tree from removal. A cavity has formed in the tree because of extensive damage from squirrels.
Extensive envisions of new train systems across the country are met with little financial backing. Rail corridors were awarded stimulus cash, but the projects will cost much more than the federal government is willing to front.
Donations totaling more than $90,000 will allow the society to stay open on Fridays and Saturdays.
Sid Sullivan is getting community attention for the city's mayoral race because of his ideas about social justice, quality of life and open communication policy about our local government.