The centrality of the city manager's seat during City Council meetings raises the issue of what the proper relationship between the manager and the council should really be.
Google is looking to test its new fiber-optic Internet and cities in the U.S. have until March 26 to let Google know if they are interested in becoming a part of this trial. What can be done to bring Google fiber-optic Internet to Columbia?
The image of an attorney bursting through the door of the interrogation room is pure television. In reality, police have a lot of wiggle room when it comes to allowing a person to talk to a lawyer.
A bill in the Missouri Senate would allow public school students to enroll in schools not in their district. While this open enrollment may benefit the individual, it may also hurt traditional school district governance.
The question might have changed from if Missouri will make the tournament to what seed it will receive.
The MU Faculty Council recommended that same-sex domestic partners receive equal benefits. Medical and dental benefits as well as some educational fee reductions are included.
The democratic election process is supposed to serve the constituents, not the politicians.
The Columbia College men's basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament with a 58-53 victory Thursday over host Hannibal-LaGrange.
Racially motivated crimes seem to be occuring in response to Black History Month, and it is troublesome how they are being performed with such casualness. There is nothing wrong with political correctness when people take into account other's rights and feelings.
With all the additional security measures since 9/11, how was it possible that a child was allowed to control flight operations at one of the world's busiest airports? It is a breach of safety and security. If the Transportation Security Administration can't explain how this happened, we should consider revamping the entire system or allow seven-year-olds to handle security.
An MU geology professor says that earthquakes of similar magnitude to the one that rocked Haiti in January happen more frequently than people know.
MU organizations will celebrate diversity Friday in reaction to the cotton ball incident at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center this week. "Last Friday, someone picked cotton to send a message," said a Facebook invitation. "This Friday, we pick UNITY to send one back."
A protest held by a liberal grassroots group Thursday on the steps of the Capitol Building drew nearly 100 people. Speakers denounced cuts to social programs and plans to enact a fair tax in the state.
House Budget Committee Chairman Allen Icet submits substitute budget.
If Missouri had qualified for the "Race to the Top" grant, it would have used the money to revamp teacher trainig and pay.
Here's what others are saying about K2 in Missouri and other states.
Here's what others are saying after the incident that took place Friday where cotton balls were thrown on the lawn of the MU Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.
Missouri's original application was rejected in the opening round for "Race to the Top," a federal competition for education grants.
Columbia stopped delivering trash and recycling bags in December 2008. Converting to a voucher system has saved the city more than $671,000.
McDavid has gone against the grain to prove that he is the best candidate for the job.