The initiatives focused on the topics of tobacco taxes, minimum wage and interest rates on payday loans.
Pediatrician Thomas Selva will be paddling for the first time in the seventh annual Missouri River 340 in a kayak he built himself.
Despite the Komen foundation's public relations kerfuffle in February, organizers of the mid-Missouri Race for the Cure say it's on track to have more participants this year.
The airline will offer two daily flights to and from Atlanta throughout the week. Service to Memphis will be reduced to six times a week.
The U.S. Olympic team is tied with China in the medal count, and Britain continues to be struggle on its home turf.
Former MU golfer and Hickman High School graduate Nick Wilson finished nine under par to win the Missouri Open on Saturday.
Candidates running for Missouri House and Senate seats on the Aug. 7 ballot have different ideas about how to boost job creation and economic activity.
A group of volunteers take their therapy dogs to visit Rusk Rehabilitation Center every Thursday afternoon. The visits have become the highlight of many patients' days.
A Columbia city bus was involved in a non-injury accident at 3900 Clark Lane on Monday afternoon.
Nancy's 30-year involvement in a variety of organizations has given her the experience she needs to be our representative.
It is not too late to re-establish the University of Missouri Press. The proposed campus press will only serve as an imitation to a true university press, depriving scholars and authors of a place to publish manuscripts.
The Boone County Crisis Negotiation team spent several hours coaxing a Columbia man from his home Sunday after he allegedly assaulted his wife with a firearm and a knife.
Saturday night's thunderstorm will have little effect on the current severe drought conditions. No significant rainfall is expected in the 10-day forecast.
Albert Price recently visited the Museum of World War II in New Orleans and thoroughly enjoyed what he found there.
The city of Columbia offers a guide to its Neighborhood Organization Program, which includes a list of neighborhood associations and contacts as well as information about how to form a neighborhood association.
The reporter tweeted the email address of NBC Olympics president so that his followers could complain directly about the network's coverage.
Reports of injuries to distracted walkers treated at hospital emergency rooms have more than quadrupled in the past seven years.
In response to the prolonged drought, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday the state will contribute an additional $5 million to a cost-sharing program to provide water for crops and livestock.
Missouri is seeing an influx in phony pill parlors and corrupt doctors partly because of crackdowns on pill-pushing operations in other states, such as Florida, the nation's leader in bogus pain clinics.