Missouri's minimum wage currently matches the federal requirement of $7.25 an hour. The initiative would ask voters to raise that to $8.25 an hour effective Jan. 1, 2013.
The numbers are there to support the assertion that Josey is an elite running back. He ranks first nationally in yards per carry and fourth in total rushing yards.
The Citizen Jane Film Festival, which starts Friday, began in 2008 to increase the number of women working in the film industry. The festival has become a celebration of Columbia's creativity.
One driver was thrown from her car after it was T-boned by another car at the intersection of U.S. 63 and Missouri 163.
The services for Ed Robb are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Service.
The Comprehensive Plan Task Force met with the Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday to discuss topics including economic development, land use and growth management, environmental management and infrastructure.
Defensive lineman Alonzo Thorpe came to the Kewpies as a transfer from Rock Bridge High School where he said he was having trouble with distractions in his classes.
James has been scoring touchdowns as a running back and wide receiver all season. Injuries to teammates mean he's now playing safety, too.
Interim Big 12 Commissioner Chuck Neinas suggested that Missouri would miss its football rivalry with Kansas and the opportunity to play its conference basketball tournament in Kansas City.
County caucuses will be held March 17 to select delegates for the April 21 congressional district conventions and for the June 2 state convention.
Tennessee athletics director Dave Hart said a number of conversations would take place in the coming weeks among the Southeastern Conference's leaders on topics such as scheduling, division membership, academics and the "business aspect" of realignment.
The number of hungry residents in Central and Northeast Missouri is growing every year. The Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri is working to decrease that number, but its operation needs to expand.
Leaders in the state House of Representatives are calling their colleagues back to Jefferson City to vote on an economic development bill next week.
The Cardinals made the playoffs after the Braves completed one of the most epic collapses in baseball history, capped with a game 162 that ranks as one of the wildest in history.
The memorial, the first dedicated in Missouri to "the forgotten war," was funded by both the city and private donations. The dedication Wednesday occurred on the anniversary of the recapturing of Seoul from North Korean forces.
Columbia lost a conference matchup to Hannibal LaGrange on Thursday.
Rock Bridge shot a 353 and Hickman shot 376 on Thursday at the Class 2, District 6 Tournament at the Fred Arbanas Golf Course in Kansas City.
Les Rose, a Los Angeles-area CBS News Bureau photojournalist, visited the Columbia Area Career Center on Wednesday to share his experiences and stress the power of journalism.
The Alive in Christ Lutheran Church youth group held a Man Hunt at the Columbia Mall on Wednesday to collect supplies and food for the Rainbow House and the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
Community United Methodist Church on Broadway will hold a Home Harvest Celebration on Saturday night to celebrate paying off their monthly mortgage.