Renovations are now complete at the Central Missouri Humane Society's shelter on Big Bear Boulevard.
Primarily along party lines, the political feedback for Missouri's overwhelming rejection of the insurance mandate in the new health care law by a nearly 3 to 1 margin has ranged from euphoria to angry denial with a few yawns tossed in for good measure.
State Treasurer Clint Zweifel proposed requiring 33 percent of housing units created each year with the aid of agency funds to provide services to the mentally ill who are at risk of being homeless. The Missouri Housing Development COmmission will have to approve his proposal before action is taken.
If we are to honor the Constitution, our founding founders and the consciousness of our collective faiths, it is clear: Intolerance cannot be accepted, no matter the reason.
About two dozen counties had a noncompliance rate of at least 10 percent.
The city is in line for $6 million from the federal government for programs promoting non-motorized transportation. Columbia has already received $22 million over the past four years.
Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School, true to its mascot of a bee, was buzzing with activity on Wednesday as teachers and staff members prepared for the first day of school.
Teachers and staff prepared Wednesday for the first day of school.
The Missouri football team enjoyed mild weather in their morning practice Wednesday and then skipped the second practice of the day so the team could go catch a movie.
Entrepreneur and Columbia College alumna Susan Wilson Solovic spoke at the college on Wednesday. She is the author of “The Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business.”
Supporters of the mosque near ground zero defend their position against skeptics; pushing for tolerance.
The True/False Film Festival is hosting the Boone Dawdle on Saturday at Les Bourgeois Winery. Attendees can expect great local food, live music and a screening of "Best Worst Movie," a documentary about the making of "Troll 2," and an actor and director from the film will be present for a question-and-answer session after the screening.
This is part of an occasional look at assertions by public officials and how well they adhere to the facts.
An attempted robbery and a shooting left a man with a wound to the leg Monday night. Police are still investigating the incident, which does not appear to be a random act.
Columbia will decide on Nov. 2 whether or not the use of Tasers should be banned within the city limits.
A stunning one in five teens has lost a little bit of hearing, and the problem has increased substantially in recent years, a new national study has found.
Teachers start school work early in Columbia Public Schools. Classes begin Thursday.
Salmonella is the most common bacterial form of food poisoning. And the strain involved in the outbreak is the most common strain of salmonella.
Some Illinois taxpayers are not looking forward to having former Governor Rod Blagojevich head back to trial.
The Cougars' volleyball team is ranked seventh and their men's soccer team is ranked 14th in the NAIA's preseason polls.