Starbucks, McAlister's Deli and the Candy Factory were among businesses in town giving out free goodies to voters.
The farmhouse had been used to store equipment. No one was injured in the fire.
Wednesday's program begins at 7 p.m. at the state Capitol in Jefferson City.
Elizabeth Chang was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said.
We've been asking people today to tell us about their experiences voting in Columbia. Most have reported wait times of 15 minutes or less.
The Cougars knocked Stephens College out of the American Midwest Conference tournament Tuesday night, defeating the Stars in three sets at Southwell Complex.
People across town explain why they were not heading to the polls on Election Day.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler has defeated Democratic challenger Teresa Hensley to win a second term representing Missouri's 4th Congressional District.
Six of the seven incumbents in Missouri's U.S. House delegation have won re-election.
A spokeswoman from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office said predictions of 72 percent turnout are likely to be accurate.
Secretary of state spokeswoman Stacie Temple said Tuesday that the county-by-county vote totals from past elections have been temporarily removed from the website.
The identified victims was R. Deryl Edwards Jr., a 41-year-old Joplin lawyer. The name of the second victim has not been released.
The success of sanctions against Iran depends in large part on Russian cooperation. Russia is an important international actor, particularly because it still possesses nearly half of the world's nuclear weapons.
The nation is still not bracing properly for the potential consequences of high winds and rising water.
A sound education, helpful mentors and internships will lead to young American entrepreneurs and a foundation for future economic prosperity.
President Barack Obama, Sen. Claire McCaskill and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon were re-elected Tuesday.
The critical battlegrounds with the key to victory were unsettled — Virginia, Ohio and Florida among them — with long lines in many locations after poll-close time.