The program, a collaboration among the state of Missouri, 37 county developmental disability boards and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will provide up to $12,000 in services per year to 470 individuals requesting assistance.
Rep. Mike Talboy was elected Thursday night. He said his main priority will be a new jobs package.
An international trend finds its way to Columbia, as knitted and crocheted items decorate downtown Columbia and MU.
Nominations for the 14th annual Columbia Values Diversity Awards are being accepted.
The levy would have been used to help prevent staff reductions and sustain programs.
The American Heart Association changed its recommendations in October for reviving someone in cardiac arrest.
Rock Bridge junior Caleb Wilfong and Hickman sophomore Nicole Mello are both on their schools' track teams and have suffered foot injuries. They have continued training by biking and swimming in preparation for Saturday's Class 4 state cross-country championship.
Thirty-six-year-old Mark Woodworth was 16 when his neighbor, Cathy Robertson, was shot to death in her northern Missouri home. He's serving a life sentence for murder.
As the dollar weakens, pump prices rise. Analysts predict the national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline could reach $2.906 by Thanksgiving.
Twenty-nine prosecutors and 11 public defenders are getting the money through a loan assistance program funded through a federal grant and administered by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The Commission is considering whether or not to grant the state's 13th casino license to Cape Girardeau, St. Louis Sugar Creek or none of the cities.
Scientists are hoping to capture pictures of a comet as it passes by Thursday. This will mark the fifth time that a comet's core has been viewed up close.
Kevin Keith has 25 years of experience with MoDOT and has served as interim director since this spring.
Stephens could not get its offense going against a tough defensive effort by the Owls, who handed the Stars their fourth loss in a row.
The Public Works Department announced several Columbia roads that will be marked on Friday and Monday.
The launch has been rescheduled for Friday, when weather conditions are predicted to be more favorable.