Open enrollment bill concerns some superintendents

Mid-Missouri superintendents expressed concerns over a bill, which went before the Missouri Senate education committee Wednesday, that would allow open enrollment among Missouri public schools.

Clean Energy Panel hopes to inform, instill action in students

Unofficial student organization Coal Free Mizzou hosted a panel to discuss MU's energy goals Wednesday night.

O'Day's rally not for fundraising, only for awareness

Mayoral candidate Sean O'Day invited supporters to the Blue Fugue Wednesday night to listen to local bands and learn more about his campaign.

Missouri House OKs drug testing for welfare benefits

The bill, which will now go to the state Senate, would also impose drug tests on state elected officials.

Missouri Senate passes bill limiting sexual businesses

The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would ban nudity at strip clubs and force adult video stores to close by midnight.

Disabilities Forum to host talks with Columbia officials

The Disabilities Forum is planning a face-to-face discussion for early April.

Illinois businessman to own majority share of St. Louis Rams

An agreement has been settled to sell 60 percent of the St. Louis Rams to Shahid Khan, a man from Illinois. The deal will need to be approved by the NFL.

Boone County to receive state poll funding

Boone County will be granted $192,346 from the state and federal governments to maintain polling places.

MU College of Arts and Science seeks artists for portrait

The college will commission a new donor portrait and is searching for an artist to bring creativity to the project.

Missouri ranks second in nation for education funding increases

A report ranks Missouri near the top nationally when it comes to recent funding increases to higer education.  Since 2008, Missouri has increased its funding for higher education by 15 percent.

Ashcroft and Bond to speak at GOP's Lincoln Days event

Keynote speakers for this year's Missouri Lincoln Days in St. Charles include former Gov. John Ashcroft, U.S. Sen. Kit Bond. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and U.S. Rep Marsha Blackburn.

St. Louis County man charged with assaulting infant child

A St. Louis County man has been charged with assaulting his infant child after beig arrested at a hospital where that infant is being treated.