Missouri runners Blake Irwin and Aaron Dixon will compete in the 800-meter run at this weekend's USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Dixon is seeded 23rd while Irwin is seeded 25th going into the event.
Parents as Teachers participants will soon have to pay a fee after Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday cutting into the program's budget. Other bills signed by Nixon will decrease telephone access rates and increase spinal cord research grants.
A Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of distributing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child.
Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little reported to the state Board of Regents on Thursday.
On Thursday, the Department of Natural Resources closed the campground at Lewis and Clark State Park until further notice because of flooding.
The Columbia School Board approved two budget amendments during its meeting Thursday: One reduces funding for bus transportation, and the other is a clarification to the 2009-10 budget.
The EPA announced a second round of air quality tests for PCBs, or toxic organic pollutants, at the Bannister Federal Complex resulted in no health concerns.
The city has posted several open positions for a variety of boards and commissions. Applications are due by noon July 9.
The Columbia Police Department and Boone County Sheriff's Department plan to look out for impaired or reckless drivers on Interstate 70 through Friday night.
Kansas City residents say the city's schools are due nearly $3 million more than Gov. Jay Nixon's administration is distributing to them.
Missouri regulators have approved AmerenUE's request to raise an infrastructure charge for its natural gas customers.
Prosecutors called Keith Jones, Tausha L. Fields' ex-boyfriend, as a witness on Thursday, the fourth day of proceedings in Fields' murder trial.
Volunteers visit patients who are terminally ill and no longer receive agressive treatment from their doctors. The purpose of hospice service is ensuring the comfort of patients, most of whom live at home. An audio piece follows Hospice Compassus volunteer Glen Sapp on a visit.
The lawsuit asks a judge to declare Gov. Jay Nixon's directives for school funding illegal and to order the state to pay Kansas City schools under a separate plan approved by the legislature.
Purgason has begun airing ads criticizing Republican front-runner Roy Blunt as a "Washington insider."
The state of Missouri has $15 million to give away to home buyers. But few are taking it.
Missouri awarded Unisys $4.5 million in tax credits as an incentive to bring its information technology center to downtown St. Louis, creating new jobs for the city. The average salary will be $55,000.
James Patrick Grady, a St. Louis priest, was sentenced Thursday to 80 months in prison for possessing child pornography. Grady was arrested after responding to a Craigslist ad offering a young girl for sex. The ad was part of an FBI sting operation.