It's not surprising that Abby Vock's teammates voted the junior infielder the Missouri softball team's Hardest Worker after the 2009 season. She has been developing her work ethic since age 8 when she took on her first chores as a member of a hard-working farm family.
With Republican leaders challenging the constitutionality of the health care bill, approving a bill to prohibit purchasing of insurance that covers abortion and refusing to reign in preditory lendors, ignorance in Congress is everywhere.
Removing front license plates would not be cost effective because there are $1.4 million worth of license plates and tags already in stock. Plus, the red-light cameras would have to be reworked, so they could function without a front license plate.
Missouri Senate created a Web site for submitting ideas on how to change state government. The project, called Rebooting Government, has received some ideas concerning the state budget.
The House passed a crime bill Wednesday, which covers a range of topics including adoption records and guns, as well as an expansion of the "Castle Doctrine." The Columbia delegation was split, with two for and one opposed.
While the Tigers gymnastics team acknowledges near misses over the past two years, that hasn’t affected its confidence heading into the 2010 Big 12 Championship meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lincoln.
The forum, held by the League of Women Voters and The Eagle KSSZ/93.9 FM, featured both mayoral and Council candidates.
As the Columbia City Council and mayoral election season winds down, candidates take advantage of last chances to outline platforms.
The coalition filed to be an official campaign committee and has joined forces with local groups and community members to oppose the installation of surveilance cameras downtown.
Mayor and city council members talk about how to better serve the city.
Business owners gave feedback to the Downtown Safety Summit on how downtown can be improved.
The House Ethics Committee approved a bill that would reform ethics regulations in the legislature. It includes a provision to place a limit on campaign contributions, which was removed from an ethics bill passed by the Senate.
Two MU alumni purchased the Columbia staple earlier this month.
Flooding occurred on Thursday in parts of Missouri, including near some state highways in western Missouri and from St. Louis south to Cape Girardeau.
The $23 billion state budget has been sent to the Senate, where additional cuts might be made.
With St. Louis' President Casino to close its doors by July 1, the Missouri Gaming Commission is testing the water for licensing a new riverboat casino.
Legislation passed Thursday to create a bicameral committee to monitor Missouri's federal stimulus money.
The Missouri Senate passed legislation Thursday to increase the maximum size of MU spinal cord research grants by 500 percent.
The dispute grew to involve more House members.
Boone Hospital Center installed a new tower top beam on Wednesday and celebrated Thursday morning. The tower is scheduled to be completed in mid-2011.