Family Fun Fest: Dancing in the streets

Rhythmic sounds infiltrated Flat Branch Park on Wednesday evening during Family Fun Fest: Dancing in the Streets.


Sen. Bond blocks debate on American Medical Isotope Production Act

The bill would increase U.S. production of nuclear isotopes used in medical tests.

Stocks rise in face of upbeat earnings and forecasts

Although Caterpillar and UPS rose above analysts' predictions, investors might sell once trading resumes on Friday because Amazon's report fell short.

Democrats set aside additional $20 million for TV ads

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added 23 House districts where it has reserved time in media markets.

Hogging the process: 'Foodies' learn to butcher their own meat

Classes are being offered to teach people how to butcher their own meat, and they are filling up fast. The growing interest in butchery comes as more consumers become conscious of how the food they eat affects their health and the planet, and want to get more in touch with where it comes from.

PHOTO GALLERY: Opening day of Boone County Fair

The opening day of the Boone County Fair featured activities such as Hedrick's Educational Petting Zoo and the Boone County Fair queen competition.

Missouri U.S. Senate front-runners already debating debates

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, the Democratic front-runner, challenged the winners of the Republican, Libertarian and Constitution party primaries to three general election debates.

Springfield public defender office turns away new cases

State Public Defender Deputy Director Cat Kelly said Missouri would have needed to more than double the number of defense lawyers to keep up with caseloads.

St. Louis seeks volunteers for possible 2012 convention

With St. Louis as a strong contender for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, organizers of the city's bid are wasting no time making a push to secure volunteers.

Past Missourian news coverage on the Missouri Theatre

The Missouri Theatre has been a figure on Ninth Street since 1928. The venue was embedded in Columbia community activities through good times and bad.

BLOG: New book guides readers through downtown Columbia's past

Warren Dalton, 92, translated his knowledge of historic Columbia into a book with a companion DVD.

Ex-GM engineer, husband accused of stealing trade secrets

An indictment unsealed Thursday said Shanshan Du requested a transfer in 2003 to gain access to secrets regarding hybrid technology.

Storms leave mess in St. Louis area

The St. Louis area is cleaning up after the latest round of strong storms brought heavy rain to the region.

Police make arrest in robbery case

The robbery involved a gun, but police said they believe the suspect they caught is not the man who had the firearm.

Neosho Camp Quality offers life to children with cancer

Camp Quality in Neosho, whose motto is "letting kids with cancer be kids again," caters to children 4 to 18 dealing with cancer.

St. Joseph officer involved in fatal shooting

A St. Joseph police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday evening after responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Hannibal-LaGrange College may change name

Hannibal-LaGrange College could soon become the University of Hannibal.