A new report finds that race-neutral means have brought diversity to some public universities at a time when the Supreme Court is revisiting the use of affirmative action in the admissions process at colleges.
Alcides Esocbar and Jeff Francoeur homered for Kansas City on Tuesday night, and Salvador Perez had the go-ahead RBI in the fifth inning. The Royals won 4-2 against the Detroit Tigers.
St. Louis lost 3-1 to Cincinnati on Tuesday night, but clinched baseball's final postseason berth early Wednesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 4-3 to San Francisco.
Amtrak said all of its Missouri River Runner trains will be back on their standard schedules after work was completed on Union Pacific tracks.
Now, Joplin's city leaders are asking FEMA to extend the current housing contract with the city, which expires on Nov. 9. Seven more months is all the city's asking.
The current farm bill expires Sunday, leaving those who grow our food, serve rural areas and feed the poor wondering what the future holds — and planning for the future is what they all need to be able to do.
The fire occurred on Jan. 1, 2011, about one week after the store went out of business.
The law makes it a misdemeanor to intentionally disturb or interrupt a "house of worship" with profane language, rude or indecent behavior or noise. It carries a penalty of up to six months in jail and a $500 fine.
Proponents of the measure said Tuesday that they would not appeal a court ruling rejecting their challenge to the official ballot summary prepared by Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's office.
Darain Atkinson was sentenced Monday in St. Charles on state charges of stealing and fraud.
The election in April will be the first referendum in Cape Girardeau's history.
The students were removed after fights broke out at the school Friday when students were in an auditorium because of false fire alarms.
Columbia residents protested Monday outside the Daniel Boone City Building in support of Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
The Columbia City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to approve an ordinance banning fireworks possession within city limits, with an exception made for sparklers.
About 250 people gathered for the service honoring Ms. Haskins, a longtime humor columnist for the Columbia Daily Tribune. In a fitting tribute to the way she lived her life, Ms. Haskins' memory was eulogized with smiles, jokes and musical performances.
Parkade Center manager, Ben Gakinya, came from Kenya and is now helping those in his native country.
Columbia native Cookie Hagan uses a distinctive teaching method to lead an adapted handbell choir of seniors and those with disabilities.
Mizzou Pharmacy, MU Health Care's ninth pharmacy, accepts the same insurance plans as the other eight locations.
The Tigers were certainly glad to see top recruit Dorial Green-Beckham finally reach the end zone for the first time Saturday, but coaches say they need to get him the ball even more.
The city will host a celebration at the COLT Transload Facility, 6501 N. Brown Station Road, on Tuesday morning.