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.
She joins the St. Louis-based research organization as its executive director.
Rival candidate's staff member claims he was roughed up by Republican House member Brian Nieves.
A man wanted for threatening a bouncer at Jake's Bar and Grill in May was arrested Wednesday.
The Columbia Office of Sustainability is expecting an energy assessment report Friday outlining where several city departments can save money on energy.
Several Democratic candidates for Senate, including Robin Carnahan of Missouri, are opposed to increasing taxes for the wealthy.
Columbia has partnered again with Mid-MO Recycling and Home Depot to host a special electronics collection aimed at reducing landfill waste.
Scott Eckersley is using money from the settlement of his wrongful termination suit to run for the Congress seat held by his former boss's father.
The 35-year-old, charged with threatening to carry a bomb onto a plane, was arrested in Santa Monica last month after punching a police officer in the face.
Jason Grissom, assistant professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs, researches effectiveness of principals in three-year study.
Bobbie Andrew McGhee was sentenced 45 years for raping five women in Springfield over an eight-year period.
The Missouri men's basketball team will hold walk-on tryouts at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Mizzou Arena.
The Hickman girls tennis team beat Mexico 7-2 on Thursday at Cosmopolitan Park.
Rock Bridge shot a 187 Thursday at the Columbia Country Club, six strokes behind Helias Catholic's 181.