Missouri athletics director Mike Alden announced the hiring of Frank Haith as the new Missouri men's basketball coach at a news conference Monday evening. Haith's less than stellar record caused some questions among MU fans, but Alden said he is confident in his man.
Walker Parking Consultants were approved to design the Short Street parking garage by the City Council Monday night. The firm will be paid $514,600 for its services.
Bethany Stone, Mike McKean and Etti Naveh-Benjamin each received the William T. Kemper Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence on Monday. The fellowship is given to five educators each year and includes a $10,000 award.
Numbers from the state Office of Administration show tax revenues are up 6.5 from a year ago.
Two Missouri men's basketball players have declared for the 2011 NBA Draft. Because Bowers and English did not hire agents, there is a possibility the two will return next season.
Despite initial promises of openness, the Obama administration has set even more boundaries against a transparent government than previous presidents.
The Senate's proposed map considers redrawing the boundaries of the state's congressional districts. Taking the 2010 population changes, it consolidates two districts that currently cover St. Louis city into one district.
Residents planning on voting tomorrow should check their sample ballots for correct polling locations.
The university will honor the former president with the doctor of humane letters degree as UCM wraps up its two-year partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation. The foundation has helped the university build its energy efficiency program.
Failing to pass an unemployment benefits extension at the end of March, the Senate leadership will try again to pass the proposal Thursday. If passed, $105 million in federal money would extend benefits for an additional 20 weeks.
Fifth Ward candidate Helen Anthony says that firefighters campaigning for her opponent Glen Ehrhardt goes beyond what is appropriate for a city employee group.
Nicole Palmer was sentenced Monday to five years of supervised probation in connection with the 2009 murder of Nicole Crumby at the Red Roof Inn. She was charged because she provided transportation to Blake Logan, who pled guilty to shooting Crumby.
During Monday's City Council meeting, the city plans to introduce a bill that would raise meter parking rates and extend enforcement hours to help pay for the construction of the parking garage at Walnut and Short streets.
University of Miami men's basketball coach Frank Haith resigned his position with the Hurricanes on Monday. Haith's contract as the next Missouri men's basketball coach will be voted on by the UM Board of Curators on Monday night.
Missouri Board of Curators member Wayne Goode said the board has no control over who MU's next basketball coach will be. The meeting tonight is to only discuss the financial aspect of Frank Haith's contract.
The Republican 2012 budget plan will be revealed this week and includes changes to Medicaid and Medicare to cut federal spending.
The high of 89 degrees broke the record set in 1978.
Is that water hole you like to take a dip in actually safe? You can find out at the City of Columbia website.
Electrical cables in seven nuclear power plants across the country have been known to be submerged in water since 2007, despite safety regulations.
Smoking will be allowed only in designated areas starting July 1. Those areas are likely to be in parking lots and on top floors of parking garages.