The city's Enhanced Enterprise Zone Advisory Board is trying to look at the proposed zones by looking closer at census poverty data.
Late in Alabama's win against Missouri on Saturday, Alabama defensive lineman LaMichael Fanning earned an unnecessary roughness penalty when he body slammed Missouri running back Russell Hansbrough. He apologized for the play on Sunday.
Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey Columbia Environmental Research Center will now be able to better understand and control invasive species such as the Asian carp, thanks to a newly constructed 22,800-square-foot federal research facility that was dedicated Wednesday.
The first phase of construction of the new Ronald McDonald House is completed. In phase two, the inside of the house will be completed and prepared for move-in. The new house will be able to accommodate twice as many families as the current house.
Stephen Karian remains dedicated to making Jonathan Swift's work more accessible to the public because he believes the poet's pointed, ironic and satirical writing is still relevant.
A 31-year-old Columbia resident was dropped off University Hospital Wednesday after being shot.
Cancer survivor, medical student and champion mountain biker and cyclocross racer Dan Miller gives his take on Lance Armstrong's recent doping scandal. He also breaks down the science and effects of performance enhancing drugs.
Voter ID requirements and ballot summaries are two of the biggest issues dividing Shane Shoeller and Jason Kander as they campaign to succeed Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
Voters should get behind an April 2013 ballot proposal that will raise the sales tax that would help fund the Public Safety Joint Communications.
Longtime art educator Farah Nieuwenhuizen has moved from teaching in the classroom to giving students a place to display their work with the third annual Fall into Art festival.
Missouri, which returns two starters from its 30-5 team last year, is ranked No. 17 in the initial USA Today Top 25 Coaches' Poll for the 2012-13 season. Indiana claimed the poll's top spotwith 21 of 31 first-place votes.
This election season is important in terms of economics, civil liberties and the environment, according to Missourian reader and commenter Derrick Fogle.
Jessica Porter won Daniel Boone Regional Library's Flash Fiction contest last year with her story "Drifting." The library is holding the contest again this year. All entries must be submitted online by Oct. 24.
A new organization is drawing on students and community members to raise puppies for CHAMP Assistance Dogs in St. Louis.
Proposition B, the proposed 760 percent increase in cigarette tax, is an example of James Madison's "Tyranny of the Majority," with a so-called well-meaning majority ganging up on Missouri's smoking population.
The Kewpies played tough defense, but the Bruins pulled out a 25-10, 21-25, 25-22 victory Wednesday night at Columbia College in their second and final meeting of the regular season.
Public servants should not mistreat injured citizens. Instead, the city should provide refuge and remedial action for those of us who cannot accept promises of human rights and justice in Boone County.
Wednesday's weather brought rain and 60 degree temperatures, causing some residents to dust off their umbrellas and unpack jackets.
Columbia police had been looking for the man after identifying him in a surveillance video following a Sept. 28 gas station robbery.
Krishna Fogle talks about English country dancing with the Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers.