SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Financial trends and budgets for Columbia

Find out how the city has been spending your tax dollars for the past 10 years.

Bridge project to close Route WW just east of Columbia

The bridge just east of U.S. 63 on Route WW will be under construction for about 54 days beginning Feb. 21.

Student inventors prompt MU to change rules

An MU student won the rights to his classroom brainstorms, opening the door to other student entrepreneurs. 

Woman pleads guilty in Harrisonville incest case

The wife of the man who impregnated one of his daughters four times has plead guilty. Three of the four children born to the daughter died. The women's husband was already convicted of second-degree murder in April.

ROSE NOLEN: Health care debate reflects ideological split in U.S.

America's irreconcilable viewpoints permeate its value system.

Missouri Senate votes to reject part of renewable energy rule

Senators rejected a portion of a 2008 law that required investor-owned utilities to use increasing amounts of renewable energy.

Missouri church, nonprofit settle sex abuse lawsuit

The attorney of the woman who was abused said that the terms of the out-of-court settlement are confidential. After the woman claimed sexual abuse by an employee of both the church and nonprofit, the organizations sued the woman's parents.

Nixon supports campaign donation caps in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon  called for Missouri lawmakers to reinstate limits on campaign donations in his State of the State speech. Republicans argue that not having limits promotes politicians to be honest about funds' sources.

Miller named UM System chief of staff permanently

Kathy Miller has been named the UM System chief of staff after serving as the interim chief of staff since July.

Personal touch helps revive pregnancy clinic

Charity Quinn, the executive director at My Life Clinic in Columbia, has helped erase the clinic's $40,000 deficit. Quinn's desire to take a job in social work came from an experience at a homeless shelter in Miami when she was 18.