Columbia School District administration building addition, air conditioning use different funds

Jerry Masek, Stoney Ingram and Greg Huhman build part of the 40,000-square-foot addition of the Columbia Public Schools Administration Building on Sept. 6. The total cost of the building is estimated to be $7.8 million.

The Columbia School District is constructing a 40,000-square-foot addition to its District Administration Building at an estimated cost of $7.8 million. This has left some Columbia residents upset when issues such as air conditioning haven't been addressed.

Police internal affairs looking into August holding cell incident

Though no complaint was filed by the person being held, the Columbia Police Department is investigating an incident that took place in August in a police holding cell after an officer raised concerns about it. 

Barrow is giving Mizzou football team leg up

Moberly native Trey Barrow is turning heads with booming, game-changing, punts.

New library in Ashland set for final vote

The proposal to lease a new 6,500-square foot-building for the library in Ashland is scheduled for final approval by the Daniel Boone Regional Library board Thursday.

Two freshmen bring California nostalgia to MU volleyball team

Niki Collier and Sarah Meister, both from southern California, have become close as teammates on the Missouri volleyball team.

Contract between Walgreens and Express Scripts in jeopardy

Walgreens has notified its customers whose prescriptions are managed by Express Scripts that their prescription drug plan won't be honored there after the end of this year. The affected customers include UM System employees.

Social Security Administration opens hearing office in Columbia

The new hearing office on Buttonwood Drive will reduce the waiting period between the filing of a disability appeal and a hearing.

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's interesting player tweets

Twitter allows Missouri football fans the chance to get to know their favorite players personalities and what they like to do when they are off Faurot Field.

Joplin seeks approval for tax-funded redevelopment

Joplin officials are working to gain state permission to use a portion of the Missouri taxes paid by local businesses to redevelop areas destroyed from the May tornado. The proposal has passed the Missouri House. 

Report finds 15 percent of Missourians are poor

The U.S. Census Bureau released a report that found that nearly 15 percent of Missourians are poor, and the number of Americans without health coverage increased in 2010.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Columbia developer, not the poor, behind opposition to jobs bill

One man's opposition to the Missouri jobs bill seems unusual at first — until you look at the benefits he gets from supporting the poor and senior citizens.

Sonic on Business Loop robbed early Tuesday morning

A man approached a Sonic employee while opening the restaurant claiming he had a gun before he ran off with some money.

Rock Bridge volleyball team wins ninth game in six days

The Rock Bridge volleyball team was tired entering its match against Hermann on Tuesday, but the Bruins fought through a rough start for their ninth victory in six days.

Fuller's power leads Rock Bridge past Moberly

Senior Lauren Fuller's two home runs and six innings pitched helped the Bruins defeat Moberly on Tuesday night.

GRAPHIC: Celebrating National Peanut Day

From cattle feed to peanut butter, peanuts have been part of U.S. history since the 19th century.

GRAPHIC: An overview of selected Missouri demographic information

Missouri's demographic information and population density from the 2010 census.

PHOTO GALLERY: CMSE Giving Gardens provides Columbia with jobs, flowers

Tuesday's pleasant weather offered an opportunity for Columbia residents to get out and browse the city's flower selection.

MU Campus Gallery and Museum Crawl will start Thursday

The third annual MU Campus Gallery and Museum Crawl will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Students are eligible to have tours to all the MU museums for free.

Neighborhood associations react to Ward Reapportionment Committee meeting

Some neighborhood associations were disappointed that the Ward Reapportionment Committee split its vote on Trial D, which has been criticized for possibly diluting the power of minority voters in the central city.

SHEPARD: Shepard to host Parent Connection for first grade

Parents are welcomed to attend the first-grade Parent Connection at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School on Wednesday.