"Operation Spirit" to help kids understand deployment

Children of military personnel will go through deployment procedures, such as getting a uniform and dog tags as a part of Saturday's program.

Two Columbia students place in top 10 at statewide geography bee

Rohit Rao, 13, and Daniel Shapiro, 14, competed for a shot at the National Geographic Bee in Washington D.C., placing second and sixth, respectively.

Police see rise in counterfeit bills at Columbia businesses

Police warn local businesses of recent spike in counterfeit bills. One $50 bill and several $20 bills have been used at a Break Time and Burger King in Columbia.

Tax credit confusion could affect filing, returns

As the tax deadline approaches, a MU Extension associate asks one question: Are you taking full advantage of the available tax credits?

Power outage in southwest Columbia

Southwest Columbia is currently experiencing a power outage because of a tree that fell on a power line around 7:30 p.m.

Bill allows deadly force to protect unborn babies

The bill's sponsor says it stems from the case of a pregnant Michigan woman who was convicted of manslaughter after killing her boyfriend.

Columbia Catholic high school to begin construction

The construction of Columbia Catholic high school will begin April 19, as authorized by Bishop John Gaydos, and recommended by the executive committee.

Missouri House says pay child support before gambling

A child support provision that would keep people with felony convictions for not paying child support from gambling was approved Tuesday by the House.

AUDIO: Friends of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park mushroom hunting meeting

Friends of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park held an information meeting about hunting for mushrooms on Monday. Jon Rapp and Stan Hudson gave the presentation. The meeting covered identification of edible and non-edible mushrooms and where different mushrooms can be found. Many of the attendees were interested in hunting morels, a type of mushroom in season this time of year.

Son of Ronald Reagan to lead rally at Missouri Capitol

Michael Regan will be the keynote speaker at a tea party rally taking place on Tuesday.