City Council poised to increase downtown Columbia parking fees

Higher parking rates and longer meter hours could help the city's goal to raise $600,000 per year to finance the proposed Short Street garage.

Man arrested at traffic stop in connection with Flow's Pharmacy burglary

Louis Michael Patti, 28, confessed at the traffic stop to involvement in two separate robberies of the pharmacy, a May 20 robbery of Boone County National Bank and a bank robbery in the Kansas City area.

Fifth and Walnut garage could get 60-foot flagpole

The City Council will discuss installing a $13,000 flagpole on the top of the Fifth and Walnut parking garage at its meeting Monday.

Hope for cure emerges 30 years after first AIDS cases

Gene mutations that have a natural resistance to HIV were key in performing transplants that helped eliminate the virus from tissues, blood and other locations where it could remain dormant. 

Columbia city manager appoints Greg Slinkard as new internal auditor

Greg Slinkard, who will retire from his position as audit manager with the Missouri auditor's office July 1, begins his job as internal auditor for Columbia on July 11.

Joplin pools Ewert and Schifferdecker offer free admission this weekend

After a delay caused by the recent tornado, two Joplin area pools are set to open Saturday.

LETTER: Red Cross praises mid-Missouri for help in Joplin

The Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is thankful for mid-Missouri's quick response in support of disaster relief efforts.

Missouri anglers get money for tagged smallmouth bass

As part of a research project, the Missouri Department of Conservation offer anglers a reward for catching certain smallmouth bass in rivers across the state.

MU program trains teachers in ninth grade physics education

A TIME for Physics First prepares secondary school educators to be leaders in ninth grade science education.