The rhetoric surrounding this controversial issue is doing nothing to bridge the divide and solve the problem. Control of the borders and who comes and goes is neither a Democrat or Republican problem, it is a national issue to be solved by the federal government.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Should a deadline be set for Missouri and Nebraska to declare their conference intentions?
According to a report by the Austin American-Statesman, the Big 12 has given MU and Nebraska a Friday deadline to declare their intentions to either stay in the conference or pursue membership in the Big Ten.
The women of Pi Beta Phi donated furniture to Love INC to be distributed to families in need.
We all need someone in our lives to help us make good decisions.
Junior catcher Brett Nicholas is the highest Tiger taken in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. The Texas Rangers selected Nicholas in the sixth round.
Five Missouri Tigers were taken in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft Tuesday.
Junior Catcher Brett Nicholas was the highest Tiger selected, taken in the 6th round by the Texas Rangers. Nicholas led the team in RBI's with 64 and was second in home runs with 12.
An employee of Boone County National Bank is safe after being trapped in a lower level elevator when a small fire broke out in the mechanical room of the building.
Marsha Tyson is the first secondary science teacher in Columbia to win the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She was nominated in May 2009 became Missouri's finalist in June 2009.
The 2010 J.W. "Blind" Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival begins Wednesday morning at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. The combination of free and paid events run until Thursday evening.
Columbia Public Schools are collecting data on staff and students using a new racial classification system. School officials say it is unknown how the new system will affect the district as it works to meet federal standards of No Child Left Behind next year.
A lightning strike is the likely cause of the outage that affected 934 customers of the Boone Electric Cooperative.
Billionare Stan Kroenke, who owns 40 percent of the St. Louis Rams, is trying to buy the remaining 60 percent of the team.
A woman charged with the hit-and-run homicide of a highway worker committed suicide in her cell Tuesday morning while awaiting trial, according to a Cooper County Sheriff's Office news release.
Voters in Missouri's capital city will decide in November whether to ban smoking in public areas.
John Sam Williamson owes more than $9,000 in overdue taxes. He said the situation is embarassing and will be corrected, but that he has not broken the law and will continue his campaign.
The analyst will work with officers to identify crime trends in the hope that police can take a more proactive approach to crime prevention.
The Better Business Bureau of Saint Louis will be opening a branch in Columbia in mid-August. The main purpose is to provide accessibility to the media, and to provide more information for consumers and businesses. It can also serve as a watchdog to monitor advertising and keep students aware of scams.
The former Nowell's grocery store building that closed in 2003 will soon be home to Columbia's Buffalo Wild Wings branch.
Alfredo Rojas-Sion was being held at Boone County Jail on a $50,000 bond as of Monday morning. He was charged with two counts of second-degree assault on suspicion of causing injuries while operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
The committee recommended implementing security cameras, better lighting and increased panhandling restrictions in a proposal given to the Columbia City Council before its meeting Monday night.