Janet Thompson won the Democratic primary for Boone County Northern District commissioner. She will run against Don Bormann, who won the Republican nomination, in November.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin won a hard-fought Republican primary Tuesday for the right to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in a contest that could be pivotal for party control of the chamber.
Democrat John Wright and Republican Caleb Rowden prevail in the area's only contested primary races.
Although the Missouri offense spreads receivers across the field, running backs are still a large part of the team's offense.
The Missouri Athletics Department announced Tuesday that it surpassed its preseason goal of 45,000 season tickets by about 500.
The ballot includes races for federal, state and county offices, along with a constitutional amendment.
Democratic incumbent Cathy D. Richards won her party's nomination against previous incumbent Connie Bell Hendren. Republican John D. Sullivan won against opponent Norman Lampton.
Janice Faaborg narrowly defeated Phyllis Fugit in Katy Township, and Bruce Cornett, chairman of the Boone County Republican Party Central Committee, retained his seat by two votes.
The U.S. claimed several medals, and an Algerian athlete returned to the games and won the gold in the 1500-meter race.
There are many forms of violence, and most of them do not involve guns.
Officials announced that Beyond Meat, a chicken substitute company, will open a production facility in Columbia, creating more than 60 jobs.
The bill, which would amend the Missouri Constitution to affirm individuals' rights to pray and express belief in God, will appear on the August primary ballot.
Columbia Fire Department firefighters responded to a house fire at 704 McBaine Avenue at 9:38 a.m. Tuesday. No one was home at the time, and five dogs were unharmed.
The grass at Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium will be replaced with Latitude 36, a type of Bermuda grass. Other changes to the field will include the removal of grass on the infield and the replacement of the turf collar around home plate.
Florence Friedrichs of Pilot Grove thinks the millions of dollars spent on this year's election campaign is wasteful and leads to misinformation.
The athletes will enter the new season with a relatively young team, new players and no seniors.
Organizations, such as Grass Roots Organizing, pushing for change use election day to spread awareness about their issues.
Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow, members of the Missouri women's volleyball team, are named to the nine-person preseason All-Southeastern Conference Team.
Recent studies show that prostate screenings may not be as beneficial as one may think.
Here are five things to look for at the London Olympics on Tuesday.