Baylor defeated Missouri 90-46 on Wednesday in Waco, Texas, in the Tigers' Big 12 Conference opener.
With the start of the General Assembly, Boone County state legislators discussed their goals for 2012 with most looking at the state's budget shortfall.
With the Missouri men's basketball team at 14-0, Tigers coach Frank Haith is off to the best start for a first-year coach at Missouri since 1920 when Craig Ruby's team started 17-0.
Robert Battle gives students a traditional foundation but also dips into the popular music students love.
The Missouri Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments in the case for Jan. 12 and gave the parties until 4 p.m. Tuesday to submit written legal arguments. The state high court already was scheduled to consider legal challenges to new congressional districts that condensed Missouri's nine districts into eight.
Sixth-graders at Lange Middle School learned about squid, spiders, old teeth and Indian artifacts.
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Bob McDavid asked for consideration of preliminary renditions of airport terminal additions at the Columbia Regional Airport. The improvements would be designed to increase traffic flow through the airport.
The brown marmorated stink bug is expected to travel to Missouri this year after being found in nearby states. Its progress is being watched because it causes more damage than native species and is hard to control.
Missouri legislators appear to not want to get anything important done, especially to save a few bucks. This year's theme is on creating new and dreaded state constitutional amendments.
Directed at Republicans and conservatives, the most disturbing aspects of the charges of racism, both veiled and overt, are two-fold in that they are being leveled also by otherwise high ranking and "respected" members of government and the media and seemingly condoned by the stentorian silence of the Democratic Party's Congressional leadership.
The project has a $47,000 budget and, once finished, would be the third public art project at municipal parking garages.
Among the considerations for closing the state's budget gap are an overhaul to the school funding formula.
The organizer for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival, Thumper Entertainment, plans to promote sustainability with its June concert. .
Nominations are being sought for an award honoring former Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ed Robb, who died in September.
The former Massachusetts governor was declared the winner in the week hours Wednesday, by just eight votes.
State tax credit data lets you can find out which businesses are receiving tax credits from the state.
Several staffers have departed since December, but aides for U.S. Rep Todd Akin say the exodus is no indication of trouble or turmoil in the Senate campaign; it's simply a move to get ready for the new year.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced that David Kerr, who stepped down from his previous post at the start of this year, will join Technology Corp.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Nerinx Hall 64-36 on Wednesday night in Webster Groves to improve to 9-3.
The weapons — a .45-caliber , fully automatic Thompson submachine gun — better known as a Tommy gun — and 1897 Winchester 12-gauge shotgun — are owned by the great-grandchildren of a Tulsa, Okla., police detective who was given them by a police officer involved in an April 13, 1933, raid.