Managing stormwater is an issue that needs to be addressed, particularly how the city, county and MU will work together to achieve a 50 percent reduction in stormwater flow.
The Columbia Area Jobs Foundation and Regional Economic Development Inc. are likely to play roles in future deals as well.
Francisco "Kiko" France is a professional mixed martial artist who left his native Brazil to seek a better life fighting in the United States. He is 5-1 fighting for the American Top Team gym in Columbia, but plans to leave for Phoenix next week to train with former MU standout wrestler Ben Askren, who has also started a professional MMA career.
As part of a grant, IBM is giving MU a cluster computer for genomics research. The grant is unrelated to a service delivery center that IBM will establish in Columbia.
The cafe, which was formerly The Cherry Street Artisan, closed its doors Wednesday.
Children ages 6 to 10 got the opportunity to play basketball and learn fundamentals of the game at Mizzou Arena.
At the City Council meeting Tuesday, public hearing for changes in the bus routes and H3 Studio's presentation on the downtown planning charrette are on the agenda.
President Barack Obama should be congratulating the state of Arizona for helping with the work he should be doing to secure our borders.
The Department of Transportation warns Missourians of driveway paving scams.
The week in pictures: featuring images of World Cup games, the Tausha Fields' trial and Ragtag Cinema's 12th anniversary.
A 25-year-old Best Buy employee near Kansas City has been suspended from his job after posting snarky online videos poking fun at zealots of the iPhone and the Evo phone. Brian Maupin expects to be fired by Monday for posting two YouTube videos that slam fans of the iPhone and the Evo.
The state Office of Administration reported Friday that individual income tax, sales tax and corporate income tax collections all declined last year. State tax refunds increased. Individual income taxes declined by 7.6 percent.
The Parley P. Pratt Memorial Freedom Run is set for Saturday morning at Twin Lakes Park.
Dermatologists have come out strongly in favor of the tax, calling UV lights a carcinogen. They also note the link between the increased use of tanning beds and skin cancers in young women.
Breosha Williams received a $1,000 scholarship through Minority Men's Network. Williams plans to attend Stephens College in the fall and major in fashion design and business.
This year attendees will see new elements, including performances from the Hickman High School choir, performing dogs from the Columbia Canine Sport Center and more activities for children.
The automotive tax incentives aimed at Ford Motor Co. blew a tire when a Senate committee refused to endorse the plan. Then, the pension overhaul faced extended questioning by the full Senate, which twice this year has signed off on similar proposals.
City Hall's top lawyer, who once pushed the firings of two colleagues for doing private case work on city time, recently handled a private case during business hours. In late May, City Attorney Galen Beaufort represented a 19-year-old Harrisonville woman on a minor traffic offense in Cass County without first obtaining the required permission from the city manager.
Missouri is receiving a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for on-the-job training program reimburses.