The proposed budget cut financial aid for higher education and Gov. Jay Nixon's personal chef and travel expenses, but it appears balanced with no plans for new tax increases.
The Mississippi River, which already broke the previous record crest of 46 feet in Caruthersville on Wednesday, is expected to reach 49.5 feet on Sunday.
If approved by Gov. Jay Nixon, the $23 billion operating budget for the 2012 fiscal year will reduce aid for colleges.
The appointment of Columbia lawyer Craig Van Matre to the UM System Board of Curators was held up because of attempts to reach a deal on another possible appointment.
Nixon said the major disaster declaration for Missouri would provide assistance both to individuals and public agencies.
The celebration of James T. Scott's life, the victim of Columbia's last lynching, united community members Saturday, shining some light on a dark patch of history.
Communication, setting short-term and long-term goals, and utilizing resources will help new officials serve constituents fairly.
Dan Devine Jr. is the coach of the Hickman baseball team and the son of a legendary college football coach. But coaching at a higher level was never a dream for him — his passion is for teaching children.
Record-breaking flooding is still expected along the Mississippi River, despite temporary relief after blowing up a southern Missouri levee.
Tuscaloosa, Ala., continues to search for survivors with the help of "cadaver-sniffing dogs." However, no survivor was found Wednesday, and officials worry that there are not many survivors left to rescue.
The final blast occurred Thursday. It was originally planned for Tuesday but was delayed while additional explosives were brought in.
John Miles led the Bruins on the mound and at the plate in a 13-3 six-inning victory Thursday night over visiting Francis Howell.
The measure would allow utilities to charge customers the cost of securing an early site permit before building a new nuclear reactor.
The Kansas City exhibit, "America: Now and Here" treats art as therapeutic relief for an anxious nation.
The initial blast allowed water into 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland.
Police said they attempted but were unable to stop one of the cars for speeding near Rollins Road and Stadium Boulevard before it was involved in the crash.
Rock Bridge senior Nick Sublett won the shot put and discus events at the Dale Collier Invitational in Kirkwood. Next year, he will be throwing for MU.
Stuart Palonsky will be stepping down from his role as Honors College director after 20 years, and Bill Bondeson is retiring after working at MU since 1964. Bondeson will give a "Last Lecture" at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The Columbia Police Department is currently seeking information on the whereabouts of suspect Keith Brodie, wanted for aggravated stalking.
Thirty-four wild elk were transported from holding pens in Kentucky to Peck Ranch, arriving at 6:30 a.m. Thursday. The elk are part of the Missouri Department of Conservation's three-year plan to restore elk in Missouri.