Professor Clyde Ruffin received the 2012 President's Community Engagement Award. He will be awarded $5,000 on June 20.
The City of Columbia Public Works has stopped using the two multi-space parking meters from Ninth Street from the area between Broadway and Locust Street because of technical problems and citizen complaints.
Voters in Joplin approved the largest bond issue in town history Tuesday, passing a $62 million bond issue to rebuild or renovate schools that were damaged in last May's tornado.
Even though Rock Bridge won in a clean sweep in their first completed match of the season, coach Ben Loeb still wants his team to improve its depth.
The Senate Education Committee chairman said he did not want to eliminate tenure on the first day of debate, but many still ask for reform.
Tornadoes and violent storms raked through the Dallas area, crumblinga wing of a nursing home, peeling roofs from dozens of homes and spiraling big-rig trailers into the air like footballs. More than a dozen injuries were reported.
The two victories extend the Cougars' win streak to six games.
After a setback in court, the House Elections Committee is looking to rewrite the ballot summary voters will see when deciding whether Missouri residents will need to show a photo ID in order to vote.
Rockhurst edged Rock Bridge 280-283 for the team title Tuesday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course, but Bruins senior Will Echelmeier won individual honors.
The U.S. Department of Labor intends for the money to be used for 2,200 temporary cleanup jobs.
If successful the trip could result in the signing of a trade agreement to expand Missouri's exports to the South American country. Missouri businesses exported nearly $323 million worth of products last year to Brazil, making it the state's 10th largest international export market.
A Missouri House committee is trying to place a photo ID requirement for voters on the 2012 ballot for the second time. The first attempt was struck down by a Cole County judge.
With the number of college students increasing every year and tuition rates raising faster than the rate of inflation, student loan debt is at an all time high. U.S. student loan debt has surpassed credit card and auto-loan debt.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney swept primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, strengthening his lead over Rick Santorum in the race for the Republican nomination.
Syrian troops began pulling out from some calm cities Tuesday, a week ahead of an international cease-fire plan deadline, a government official said. Activists near the capital Damascus denied troops were leaving their area.
Sunnis are locked out of key jobs at universities and in government, their leaders banned from Cabinet meetings or even marked as fugitives.
French presidential candidate Francois Hollande says he would levy a 75 percent tax on anyone who makes more than €1 million ($1.33 million) a year. The idea is forcing President Nicolas Sarkozy to defend his ostentatious friendships with the rich.
A new museum soon opening in the English port city of Southampton shows how the world has reported, retold and sometimes become utterly fixated on the fateful night in April 1912 that saw the Titanic sink beneath the waves.
Republican David Spence is losing credibility after instances of dishonesty.
The National Weather Service confirmed at least two separate "large and extremely dangerous" tornadoes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.