Columbia schools not expected to feel impact of MOREnet budget cuts

Recent cuts in funding for Internet service, paired with possible fee increases, are not expected to greatly affect colleges and schools in Columbia.

Floods closing roads, threatening levees throughout northern Missouri

The all-too-familiar ritual of filling sandbags, evacuating homes and moving farm equipment to higher ground played out Wednesday in two flooded corners of Missouri.

Water tests show no high E. coli at Lake of Ozarks

The Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that it did not find high E. coli at any of the 51 sites tested.

UPDATE: Lawsuit challenges Missouri health care referendum

A lawsuit filed in Cole County Circuit Court seeks to block a ballot measure that challenges the new federal health insurance law, saying the measure violates the state constitution.

Flags at half-staff honor fallen Marine from Park Hills

Lance Cpl. Michael Bailey was killed June 16 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province

Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Wednesday night

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center issued the watch at 2:45 p.m. It covers 45 counties from Boone County north to the Iowa line and west through Kansas City.

MoDOT employee biking to raise money for memorial

The transportation department says 130 MoDOT employees have died in the line of duty since 1932.

Lawsuit challenges Missouri health care referendum

The ballot measure would defy the federal health care law requiring most Americans to have insurance or face fines, starting in 2014.