Downtown Columbia could see up to 1,250 additional housing units within the next decade.
One of the goals of the program is to provide places of employment for university graduates.
A man who was shot on Tuesday was released from the hospital the next day.
The government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged some high-level contact with the Taliban and plans future sit-down talks to discuss political reconciliation.
The Elementary Language Arts Program Evaluation Committee approved the purchase of a new language arts program called "Good Habits, Great Readers" Monday night. What do you think about the new program?
Proposals would require wireless companies to send voice or text alerts to customers as they approach monthly usage limits on their plans and when they reach those limits.
It will center on their movement, population densities, habitat preferences and overall numbers.
The Missouri volleyball team beat Texas A&M in five sets on Wednesday. The Tigers won 25-23, 20-25, 25-23, 11-25, 15-9 to improve to 4-5 in Big 12 play.
Missouri tight end Michael Egnew was named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week Wednesday for his performance in the Tigers' 26-0 win over Colorado last Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The event may be canceled because the state says the wrestlers are athletes, not entertainers.
The Columbia College volleyball team registered another sweep in American Midwest Conference play, defeating McKendree 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 on Wednesday in Lebanon, Ill.
The Columbia fair trade store on Ninth Street celebrates its second-year anniversary with a fundraiser.
The Missouri women's golf team finished 11th at the Dale McNamara Invitational Wednesday in Owasso, Okla.
Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Thomas Strong and Dalton Wright to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education, which oversees the Department of Higher Education.
Since the Bruins won their first district championship on Saturday, they have been focusing on fundamentals to prepare for the state championship tournament.
Luis Urzua ascended smoothly through 2,000 feet of rock, completing a 22½-hour rescue operation that unfolded with remarkable speed and flawless execution. Before a crowd of about 2,000 people, he became the 33rd miner to be rescued.
By midafternoon, 25 of the 33 miners, including all the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone to the surface by the end of the night.
By midafternoon, 23 of the 33 miners, including all of the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone to the surface by the end of the night.
By early evening, 28 of the 33 miners, including the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone out by midnight.