During a recession that has forced schools to increase tuition and fire professors, a new report released from The Knight Commision on Intercollegiate Athletics pushes NCAA schools to use Bowl Championship Series money toward academics.
In order to save about 3,700 jobs at Ford Motor Co.'s Claycomo factory near Kansas City, Gov. Nixon plans to call a special session discuss new tax incentives. One incentive could change the public pension system in Missouri.
We may never know whether our leaders were misled by winks and whispers or by wishful thinking.
Victoria Meyer of Moscow Mills says competing in high school rodeo has taught her to be persistant, which helped her in Thursday night's events at the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced the state budget cuts for the fiscal year starting on July 1. Approximately $280 million in program cuts were made.
A pilot program being undertaken in three neighborhoods is showing lots of promise.
Just as calf roping requires New Bloomfield's Justin Becker to keep track of a number of different factors at the same time, so does his lifestyle.
Jeff Tebben, an 1994 MU graduate, won more than $500,000 on Wednesday at the 2010 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Using sustainable features such as low-flow toilets, efficient lighting and better ventilation systems, Columbia College's renovated Missouri Hall became the first building in Columbia to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.
After removing 28 cats from a Motel 6 hotel room Wednesday, Boone County Animal Control continues to investigate the incident.
Readers won't have to make the 25-minute trip to Columbia to use the library anymore. Card-holders will be able to make requests online and pick them up from new library lockers in Ed's Quik Stop.
Texas lawmakers wrote a letter Thursday asking Big 12 officials to consider adding the University of Houston to the conference.
Education took a big hit Thursday in Missouri's latest round of budget cuts, as Gov. Jay Nixon halved busing aid to public schools and significantly reduced college scholarships for the upcoming academic year.
The Columbia Transit bus system is inconvenient and should be replaced with an expanded service that runs according to a grid system.
The event proceeds will go to Centro Latino's Comedor Popular, or "people's diner," under construction at 609 N. Garth St.
Keith Null, a Boone County Fire Protection District firefighter, was injured in a traffic collision in May, and fellow firefighters are holding a car wash to benefit him.
Blunt, a current U.S. Senate candidate, is planning to address caring for veterans of war at 8:15 a.m. Friday.
If the district could find good matches, corporate managers might take charge of one or two schools still without a principal. All principals were required to reapply for their jobs when the district recently closed 40 percent of its schools.
Marshalls, a discount clothing store, plans to open in Columbia this fall in the vacant Circuit City building at 1901 Bernadette Drive. Community officials look forward to the impact the new store will have on Columbia.
Instead of Canoe for Clean Water, experts will teach about river flooding and ecology from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Katfish Katy's boat ramp.