Boone County contributes an excess of $100,000 annually to a state fund to boost deputy sheriff salaries but is unable to access that fund for its own office.
If voters approve Proposition 1 on Nov. 2, the city will set aside $200,000 for a theater restoration in time for the 2012 season.
The change in policy earned the university system recognition from the Kauffman Foundation as a leader in commercialization.
Increasing aid is helping to buffer the impact of rising college tuition and fees, but it's only a Band-Aid on a larger problem.
Check out this interactive graphic and time-lapse video highlighting MU Homecoming excitement.
Rumors ran wild after University Hospital announced it was on lockdown. Some think the university should have used its emergency text message alert system to quash the rumors.
This time-lapse video shows MU students and fans jamming the area in the hours prior to the start of the show.
The chairman of Hearst magazines, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, the ZETA Weekly Newspaper and the Foundation for the Freedom of the Press are among the honorees.
The changes should help passengers who are connecting to national routes.
Rachel Stuhlmann began playing tennis at the age of 5. She is the first player the Missouri tennis team has signed since the program was restarted 13 years ago that has won a United States Tennis Association state championship.
The ZETA Weekly Newspaper continues to publish in Mexico despite violence directed at the newspaper.
It's important to research candidates and understand their intentions before deciding whom to vote for.
Aric Bremer has lived in Columbia for 11 years and is an afternoon radio DJ.
Missouri's black team scored a come-from-behind victory in 10 innings. Game 3 of the Fall World Series is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.
Tasers are not mentioned as arms by the Supreme Court. The use of Tasers can be restricted under Missouri law, as they are classified as dangerous instruments.
The pages used by basketball inventor James Naismith are expected to sell for millions of dollars.
Instead of passing Proposition B, additional funding should be allocated to enforce existing laws.
Because of the unreliability of Tasers and the safety concerns they raise, these weapons are better left out of officers' tool belts.
It's important to consider where the proposition is coming from before passing judgment on it.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for nearly the entire state of Missouri.