MU students abroad vigilant in face of travel advisory

The State Department issued a travel advisory Sunday for U.S. citizens in Europe. How has it affected Columbia? 

Columbia fire station awarded for going green

Columbia Fire Station No. 7 received a Silver rating for implementing energy efficiency in the building's design.

Oil industry has yet to adopt lessons of BP spill

Environmental experts, industry veterans and government officials said the industry needs better technology and more thorough testing and analysis to prevent blowouts from happening in the first place.

Missouri plan calls for up to 150 elk in early 2011

The Missouri Department of Conservation will consider the proposal at its Oct. 15 meeting.

Interactive map is tweaked by Historic Preservation Commission

The proposed interactive map will include approximately 100 notable properties in the area, which people can visit either online or in person.



Ordinance would require landlords to tell tenants energy costs

The Environment and Energy Commission is developing the ordinance, intended to create an incentive for landlords to make their properties more energy-efficient.

Audit: Missouri identifying fewer misclassified workers than most states

The state Labor Department is working to identify more employers who classify workers as contractors, not employees, to avoid paying taxes.

Hickman soccer outlasts Troy Buchanan in penalty kicks

The Kewpies took a 1-0 victory after two rounds of overtime penalty kicks over the Trojans. 

Seniors keep Rock Bridge soccer team laughing

From practical jokes on bus rides to joking around at practices, Rock Bridge boys soccer coach Kyle Austin says his team won’t be quite the same next year without this year's seniors.

National conference focuses on Missouri juvenile system

The meetings begin Tuesday with discussions about how the state's system handles youth suspected of committing crimes.

ROSE NOLEN: Americans unwilling to stand up for beliefs

Politicians are able to disregard the will of the people because the people don't stand up for themselves and say anything about it.

Columbia Multisport Club wins national championship

The Columbia Multisport Club won the Division I United States Association for Triathletes national championship last Saturday at Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Construction begins at Devil's Icebox Trail at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

Visitors to the park can expect detours while construction improvements are made on Devil's Icebox Trail.

Rock Bridge volleyball team loses road match

The Rock Bridge volleyball team lost 25-18, 23-25, 25-22 on Tuesday at at Francis Howell Central.

Hickman prevails in penalty kicks

It took the second round of overtime penalty kicks for the Hickman boys soccer team to dispatch visiting Troy Buchanan 1-0 on Tuesday night.

Rock Bridge soccer team wins in overtime penalty kicks

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated Helias 4-2 in overtime penalty kicks Tuesday at Rock Bridge to improve to 13-4.

St. Louis city, county seek foreign trade status

Lambert Airport looks to gain more foreign air cargo trade, competing with Illinois' MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, if St. Louis city and county are declared foreign trade zones.

MU College of Education dean inspired by multicultural experience

Daniel Clay used the lessons he learned in East Timor to create the Personal Transformational Pathways program, which encourages students to take advantage of multicultural learning opportunities.