About three dozen protesters were in Kiener Plaza on Monday in a micro tent city.
The region's overall economic index increased to 52.2 in September from August's 52. Any score above 50 suggests economic growth in the next few months.
Homecoming queen candidates will host a fair to raise funds for selected charities, such as Joplin Missouri Disaster Relief Fund.
Listeria contamination concerns prompted the voluntary lettuce recall.
As a part of the Blues in the Schools program, musician T.J. Wheeler is conducting workshops and spurring interest about blues among Columbia elementary school students.
If the jobs bill fails, at this point, it's entirely a Republican political failure. Because it doesn't have a 2012 gubernatorial candidate to rally behind, the party lacks the unifying political force needed to pass the jobs bill.
Three recent examples should give Missouri communities cause to wonder and worry about the state government's response to sexual assault cases.
Columbia couple Alvin and Debra Harris co-own and cut hair together at their barbershop, A Cut Above the Rest. The two have worked in the shop together for 17 years.
Big 12 leaders agreed to equally share the wealth from the conference's most lucrative television deals if its members agree to lock those top-tier TV rights into the league for at least six years.
Missouri (2-2) had a bye week last week but looks ahead to its game against Kansas State (4-0) on Saturday.
With a week full of fun at tie-dye day, the Citizen Jane film festival and the Shepard Stallion Stampede fundraiser, children dominated the week in photos.
Columbia native Carl Edwards moved into a tie for first place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship after a third-place finish Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Kurt Busch won the race.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church held its yearly Oktoberfest celebration — which included carnival games, live music, a silent auction and a raffle — Sunday afternoon to raise funds for the parish.
The deaths of Ed Robb and Bob Cassilly, two highway collisions and two analyses about MU football players Michael Egnew and Henry Josey were among the website's most-read stories last week.
Participants of Startup Weekend spent the weekend developing business ideas to compete for funds to start their businesses.
The White House's push to raise taxes, parking downtown and a hike on tobacco drew the most attention from commenters this week.
The Missouri women's soccer team fell for the third time in Big 12 Conference play.
The 2011 CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday raised more than $2,000 in an effort to overcome poverty. The walk was 2.5 miles around downtown Columbia.
After the rezoning proposal, residents in the area have voiced concerns about stormwater runoff and traffic in the area.
Animals received blessings at the annual St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of Animals event at Calvary Episcopal Church.