House Speaker Ron Richard, R-Joplin, said Thursday he doesn’t plan to assign a committee to consider the measure. This action will probably kill the $800 million bond issue, which would be used to finance the construction and renovation of higher education buildings in the state.
A lot of claims have been made so far about K2, but few have been substantiated.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Should the state ban K2 or wait until more information about its effects becomes available?
Sen. Kurt Schaefer's concern about the effects of K2, the synthetic drug similar to marijuana, prompted him to introduce a bill making the substance illegal. However, others are not certain that the substance's effects are harmful.
This season's Missouri men's basketball team has plenty of holes in its NCAA Tournament resume, but ESPN's Pat Forde thinks the Tigers will earn a bid.
It's not clear if there are health risks with the "e-cigarette," but some smokers say they're using the device to quit altogether.
Accumulating snow, sleet and rain are forecast for parts of the state from Saturday into early Monday.
The best images of the week as selected by the Missourian Photo Department. This week includes photos from the Polar Plunge in Columbia; coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia; Carnival celebrations in Brazil and Ash Wednesday services back in Missouri; and other images from around the state, nation and world.
Residents came out to support the Heartland Men's Chorus of Kansas City despite the tirades of Westboro Baptist Church.
After struggling to meet expectations with a experienced team last season, the Missouri baseball team enters this season with lots of new faces and plenty of questions.
Junior catcher Megan Christopher has emerged as one of the vocal leaders for the Missouri softball team, and she has served as a calming force.
The Missouri women's basketball team plays in one of the toughest conferences in the country. Seven teams are ranked in the AP Top 25 and nine are projected to be in the NCAA Tournament.
Rock Bridge senior Logan Parks sits out the Senior Night game against Helias.
Rock Bridge and Hickman high school wrestlers compete MSHSAA state wrestling tournament.
After defeating Central’s Josh Phillips 3-1 in the semifinals, all that stands in the way of Cox and a state championship is Lafayette’s Andrew Early, an opponent that Cox defeated twice earlier this season, 5-2 and 6-3.
Missouri posted its third-highest score of the season, but it wasn't enough to beat No. 2 -ranked Oklahoma, who prevailed 197.05-195.5.
Williams's art was selected because he considered in his design the people and the aesthetics of the neighborhood.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton has admitted that his department mismanaged a filed complaint that an officer threw a man to the ground.
A proposed $60 million in state spending cuts would affect domestic violence shelters, crisis pregnancy centers, maternity homes and federally qualified health care centers.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce has endorsed three council candidates. This is the first time the chamber has endorsed candidates for a city election.