The president didn't cover several key points during his speech on Afghanistan last week.
A research study has estimated life expectancy for all U.S. counties. Boone County ranks third in Missouri for male life expectancy and in the top 15 percent nationally.
Easley River Road and Smith Hatchery Road flooding might cause Cooper's Landing to close temporarily. Easley River Road has been closed since Monday. River levels are expected to rise by Friday.
Paris Road between College Avenue and Ammonette Street will be under construction until Friday evening. No major backups are expected.
Police were still searching for a man suspected of kidnapping a Columbia woman. The woman was found safe just after 1 p.m. at the MU Women's and Children's Hospital.
The community is encouraged to attend the informal meeting to comment and provide suggestions on the project.
MU basketball coach Frank Haith has recruited three transfers. Only one is eligible to play immediately.
Terrible's St. Jo Frontier Casino is closed indefinitely. The casino can't start removing water from the property until the river drops below 27 feet.
Despite critics, the statue is scheduled to be installed later this week. A formal dedication is planned for July 29.
Licensing regulations for aging nuclear power plants have led some plants to be routinely approved to continue operating.
Demand for hotel rooms is four times greater than what is available.
The season begins Thursday and runs through Oct. 31. The daily limit for capturing frogs is eight, and the possession limit is 16.
Police were searching for Arthur C. Williams who is suspected of kidnapping a Columbia woman from her home Tuesday morning.
A new tax on sales at the Boone County Fairgrounds is a good step, but a representative of the fair board says county commissioners should commit more resources to the property.
Letting teachers have summer breaks benefits the public.
University officials said Monday that James Cofer was stepping down as president to become a professor in the business school.
Many residents rely on public transportation to get to and from work, but current bus schedules don't accommodate those who work night shifts.
Construction of an 80,000-square-foot lab and office facility will likely begin at Discovery Ridge Research Park in early 2012.
Rod Blagojevich was convicted Monday of a wide range of corruption charges, including the incendiary allegation that he tried to sell or trade President Barack Obama's Senate seat.
The river at Jefferson City was just above the 23-foot flood stage Monday morning. By the end of the week, it was expected to rise about 6 feet.