As part of the law women must now meet with a qualified professional before having an abortion and will be told that fetuses may feel pain.
The rig is west of the site of an April blast that caused a massive oil spill. A commercial helicopter company reported the explosion at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
A closer look at the city budget reveals a spendable surplus more than 20 times less than reported in the Columbia Heart Beat.
I saw my first Missouri football game with my father only two weeks before he passed away. Starting on Saturday, the 2010 Tigers' season takes on a whole new meaning.
Senior Tyler Sprigg turned heads with his performance in the Kewpies' game Friday against Rock Bridge. As a tight end, wide receiver and defensive end, he was on the field for 130 of the game's 140 snaps.
The stoppage is related to scheduling problems, not new state requirements, said the president of the Planned Parenthood branch that reaches mid-Missouri.
Hurricane Earl is approaching North Carolina's Outer Banks and might reach the coast of Massachusetts shortly.
The Category 4 storm is expected to scrape Cape Hatteras, Long Island and eastern New England.
PedNet started its No Car, Low Car and Whoa! Car Challenge this week. The program urges participants to lower their car use for the month of September.
Millions of Muslims are observing Ramadan, an important Islam holiday, which requires fasting from food, drink and sexual activity for an entire month.
The Heart of Missouri United Way launches its annual community campaign Friday. The charity is asking residents to donate $3.3 million to help local charitable organizations.
Students at the new Columbia branch of Moberly Area Community College will attend classes in several unused shops at the Parkade Center.
Health officials are predicting a mild flu season this year. The latest vaccine has already hit Columbia pharmacies.
The association will host "Mizzou Headquarters" for Tiger football fans before Saturday's season opener against Illinois.
Despite rise in tax revenues this month, revenues for the first two months of Missouri's fiscal year are down.
The $5 billion federal program, part of the Affordable Care Act, reimburses some health care costs until 2014 at three Columbia employers that offer health insurance for early retirees.
Here's a compilation of information about the oil platform spill from various news sources.
Army Staff Sgt. James Ide was one of seven U.S. troops killed in weekend attacks.
City and county planning officials call joint planning well worth the effort and long overdue.
An aide to former Gov. Matt Blunt, fired for a spat over deleted e-mails, is now running for the U.S. Representative seat long held by Blunt's father.