Citizens' Police Review Board to hear first complaint

A California marijuana activist filed the first complaint with the Citizens' Police Review Board. It will be considered by the board at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Single-game Missouri football tickets on sale Thursday

Single-game tickets for most 2010 University of Missouri football home games will go on sale beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

COLUMN: USA lacks love for soccer

For England and other European nations, the World Cup is an overwhelming and uniting force. The U.S. could benefit from embracing football fever.

MU's iPhone app set to release this fall

An iPhone app all about MU is expected to be released the first day of classes and is supposed to include a campus map, a database with contact information, a news feed and a calendar of events.

Letter: Scott Christianson excellent candidate for Boone County presiding commissioner

Scott Christianson communicates well, works collaboratively with others, does his homework and has the energy and commitment to serve the county.

Columbia 'urban homesteaders' work to live self-sufficiently

Annette and Charlie Triplett of Columbia are "urban homesteaders." They are attempting to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle in the city by using things such as raised gardens and  a vermicomposting system.

Columbia parking garage art to be presented to City Council

A design was unanimously recommended by the Commission on Cultural Affairs and is set to be presented to the City Council on Monday.

Missouri jobless rate falls as employment climbs

Missouri saw job gains in the manufacturing, utilities and construction industries.

Missouri Adoption Heart Gallery hopes to find families for foster children

The Heart Gallery, a traveling display of portraits of Missouri children needing families, will be in Columbia through July 19.

Three finalists chosen for Bike Boulevard mural contest

Voting will end after July, and the murals are scheduled to be painted by the winner and community members in August. 

Kreklow leads USA Junior National volleyball to title

UPDATE: Man injured in motorcycle collision with city paratransit bus

A motorcyclist is seriously injured after colliding with a Columbia Para Transit bus collided minutes before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Vandiver Drive and Burlington Street.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What should be done to reduce smoking among high school students?

The United States failed to reach its 2010 goal of reducing smoking among high schoolers to 16 percent. In a June 9 report, representatives from the CDC said more money and attention need to be paid to anti-smoking campaigns.

Job Point expands internship program with public works department

Columbia Builds Youth's Highway/Heavy Construction Program expands their internship program with Columbia Public Works to accommodate 10 students.


UPDATE: First lady touts childhood obesity initiative in Kansas City

Michelle Obama uses her talk to the NAACP's 101st convention to address the issue of childhood obesity.

UPDATE: Missouri Senate chief ousts chairman blocking Ford bill

The Chairmanship change should allow the bill to be debated Tuesday by the full Senate. Sen. Chuck Purgason had refused to allow a vote on the automaker incentives beacuse of the bill's $15 million annual cost.

Missouri deputy sheriff survives plunge into creek

Ozark County Deputy Sheriff Nick Jones' patrol carl was swept off a low-water bridge early Sunday morning.

Ron and Annette Smull celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ron and Annette Smull will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24, 2010, with a reception at Memorial Baptist Church in Columbia.

Missouri lawmakers take another run at auto, pension bills

Legislators and Gov. Nixon say they hope to take action during the special session this week, after grinding to a halt last week.

Missouri dad says daughter who was abducted is doing OK