Expansion popular topic at Big Ten meetings

Expansion was the hot-button topic Monday as Big Ten Conference coaches and administrators gathered in Chicago for three days of meetings.

Financial incentives for bringing IBM to Columbia

Columbia and state offered incentives to bring IBM to the city.

IBM to establish service delivery center in Columbia

IBM expects to create 800 jobs at the new facility by 2012, with an annual average wage of $55,000. Columbia was chosen from among "several dozen" competing cities in a bidding process that began in January.

COLUMN: Curb your government, curb your dog

Dog owners need to take responsibility for their pets and pay all the costs. Rather than spend public money on animals, let's spend it on people first.

VIDEO: With severe weather, Mizzou Storm Chase Team springs into action

Severe weather is popping up across the Midwest and Plains, and the Mizzou Storm Chase Team is mobilized to follow it. These MU meteorology students travel across the Plains to observe severe storms, including tornadoes, in person.

Citizens suggest SWAT changes to Columbia City Council

Two Columbia residents presented a proposal to address citizen concerns with the Police Department following a Feb. 11 SWAT raid.

Columbia City Council votes against industrial zoning of Bowling Street property

In a 3-4 decision, the Columbia City Council voted against changing the zoning of a 23-acre property on Bowling Street from residential to industrial.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think it's fair for employers to offer unpaid internships?

According to a report in the New York Times, federal and state regulators are concerned that employers are illegally using unpaid internships.

Missouri will host NCAA softball Regional

Midwest flooding is worst in Missouri

Flooding on the St. Louis riverfront forced the President Casino to close and submerged some roads. Flash flooding is blamed in two Missouri deaths.

Rock Bridge golfers in third at state tournament

Rock Bridge is in third place at the Class 4 boys state golf tournament after the first round of play Monday at Sedalia Country Club.

Missouri lawmakers balk at canceling state holidays

Gov. Jay Nixon recommended canceling Lincoln's birthday, Truman's birthday and the day after Thanksgiving as state holidays in order to save government funds. The Missouri House only approved bringing back workers ther day after Thanksgiving.

Missouri's Irwin wins Big 12 outdoor 800-meter championship

Blake Irwin won his first Big 12 championship in the 800 meters at the conference's outdoor championships Sunday at Walton Stadium. He was the second Tiger to earn a victory over the weekend at the event.

IBM coming to Columbia, will create up to 800 jobs

The company will move into a building on LeMone Industrial Boulevard as early as Tuesday.

Columbia City Council softens downtown noise ordinance

The City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that will lessen the regulations regarding downtown noise.

Vandiver Drive extension to connect Columbia completed

A combined ribbon-cutting and ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday will celebrate the completion of the Vandiver Drive and Mexico Gravel Road projects.

City Council to vote on noise ordinance Monday night

The City Council is scheduled to vote on the downtown noise ordinance Monday night. The ordinance was previously tabled and the Special Business District board says it gave the community time to have their input heard.