Columbia 2010 census data to set ward boundaries

Missouri's 7 percent overall population growth came mostly in southwest counties and some suburbs of St. Louis.

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its 2010 census data for the state of Missouri. It shows Columbia's population has grown by 28.4 percent since 2000.


UPDATE: Census figures show southwest Missouri population growth

Missouri's census information was made public Thursday, and figures show growth in St. Louis suburbs and southwestern Missouri. The city of St. Louis lost 8 percent of its population.

Census shows greatest growth in southwest Missouri

Contrary to expectations from 2009, the city of St. Louis saw its population fall to its lowest level in a century.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Here's hoping the third TIF is a charm

The Columbia City Council only occasionally approves tax-increment financing, but when it does, the financing tends to stray from its intended path.

Census: Missouri minority population grows at faster pace

The Hispanic population in Missouri grew 79 percent since 2000, the largest growth of any minority population in the state. The white population grew 4 percent.

Kansas State's Pullen takes aim at Missouri men's basketball team

Kansas State has won its past three games and five of its past six entering Saturday’s game against Missouri in Manhattan, Kan.

PHOTO GALLERY: More wintry weather hits Columbia

Snow and sleet are expected to continue through Thursday afternoon before changing to all snow Thursday night.

Columbia College defeats Harris-Stowe State

Columbia College fought back from a 12-point deficit in the second half to put away Harris-Stowe State 56-54.

Census: St. Louis population unexpectedly down 8 percent

A 2009 prediction said the 2010 census would show a modest population increase for the city of St. Louis, but the population actually fell 8 percent since 2000.

Census: 12 percent of Missouri homes vacant

The statistic is affected by the number of lakehouses in Missouri, mostly at the Lake of the Ozarks, which are usually only occupied for a portion of the year.

Cards ace Wainwright needs season-ending Tommy John surgery

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the entire season.  Wainwright, who won 20 games last year and was runner-up for the NL Cy Young Award, felt arm stiffness after Monday's throwing session. He had experienced soreness toward the end of last season and didn't pitch in September.

Former Missouri libero Tatum Anderson named Rock Bridge head coach

Former Missouri libero Tatum Anderson will take over as Rock Bridge head volleyball coach, replacing Vicki Reimler, who coached the Bruins from 1982 to 2002 and returned for a year in 2010, winning a district championship.

Fire damages part of Columbia house

A fire damaged the attic and part of the upper floor of a house today. The owner of the house escaped, and a cat was rescued. The house is at 1810 Brandeis Court.

Former walk-ons reflect on challenges of Missouri football

Between academics and athletics, Missouri was the perfect fit for Kirk Lakebrink and Matt Davis. But, each knew deciding to walk on to the Tigers football team would be a challenge.

LETTER: Unions and corporations work toward different goals

Unions work for fair working conditions while corporations work to make money for their shareholders.

PHOTO GALLERY: Preparing for the True/False Film Festival

Below American Auto Parts on Business Loop 70 lies the True/False warehouse where Sabrina Braden, design coordinator, and her team of artists create much of the artwork used to decorate the venues of the True/False Film Festival.

What's so important about the census?

Numbers from the 2010 census will be the driving force behind new political boundaries and changes in federally funded programs.

UPDATE: Missouri House passes bill to change discrimination laws

The Missouri House of Representatives passed legislation limiting which employers can be sued for discrimination and the damages a plaintiff can receive.

Space shuttle Discovery's last launch a success

The space shuttle lifted off three minutes after the scheduled time because of a small computer problem, but there were no big problems during the liftoff.

Preliminary hearing for murder suspect Bridger postponed

The hearing for Ryan C. Bridger, charged in the shooting death of Columbia resident Aletha M. Turner, will take place March 23.