The school board hopes the bond would help to get rid of 60 trailers at Columbia elementary schools. Board member Jonathon Sessions said that all trailers will be removed by 2020.
Democrat Judy Baker, a former state representative, is exploring a bid for lieutenant governor.
A proposed extension of the County House Branch Trail has some neighbors worried about noise, loss of privacy and litter.
Mike Atkinson filed his paperwork Monday to become the third to do so in the north-city ward. The deadline to file as a candidate for Columbia City Council is Tuesday.
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Missouri lawmakers question Gov. Jay Nixon's economic development plan after prior job-creation programs have not done as well as intended.
Missouri's Secretary of State reminds people to register to vote before Wednesday in order to be eligible for the presidential preference primary.
After losing to Kansas State on Saturday, the Missouri men's basketball team remained in the top 10 of the AP and Coaches' polls.
The jobs proposal includes setting up an online information center for Missouri businesses seeking to expand exports.
The Columbia resident recently resigned as the regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Missouri's next game is at Iowa State (12-3), which is off to its first 2-0 start in the Big 12 in five years.
"Mr. Westminster," who worked 40 years at Westminster College in Fulton, held several prominent positions. John "Jack" Marshall died of cancer Nov. 20.
Figures show a wide gap between the number of jobs anticipated and those actually created. Legislators pressed officials from the Department of Economic Development to acknowledge failures.
In the tumultuous 14-year history of the Bowl Championship Series, the appetite for change among football's leaders has never been stronger.
The challenger, Rod Chapel of Jefferson City, said he is likely to contest the results. He lost by one vote.
The drop in traffic fatalities last year was the sixth consecutive yearly decline. Improved highway safety measures, improved vehicle safety and greater law enforcement has contributed to the decline.
Two measures in the Senate will target the federal health care law. One seeks to amend the state's constitution to prohibit government mandates to have health insurance; the other would prohibit state-run health insurance exchanges.
Missouri's Brent Haynes was named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week, the first time the 197-pound junior has earned the honor.
The fungus that causes white nose, Geomyces destructans, is almost identical to the fungus found on bats in Europe, but it does not appear to have the mortality in Europe that it does in North America, studies have shown.
The Missouri Works program is designed as a blueprint for economic development in the state.