Columbia's downtown population has been growing rapidly and is expected to continue that trend. With so many people living in the area, the district could benefit from having a grocery store nearby.
Mayor Bob McDavid needs to answer the hard questions. The city needs to fix what is broken in Columbia instead of looking at bus programs in Lawrence, Kan., and Ames, Iowa.
Barbara Hoppe has been a careful advocate of neighborhoods and individual rights while at the same time realizing that healthy businesses are at the heart of our success.
The media has primed society’s way of thinking, giving men the upper hand of power and women the ritualization of subordination.
Seven of the 10 Missouri wrestlers to earn a bid are still wrestling after the first day of the NCAA tournament, and No. 6 seed Brent Haynes is in contention for a national championship.
At a Thursday meeting, the Parks and Recreation Commission discussed additions to the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan. The 2002 Master Plan expired this year and it must be rewritten and revised.
The four school board candidates gathered at Paxton Keeley Elementary School on Thursday to talk about issues they might face if elected.
Residents of the Second Ward attended a meeting held by the Public Works Department to discuss what could be done with a surplus from the city's snow-removal budget.
The Bruins have been taking advantage of nice weather to scrimmage outdoors over the past weeks, a luxury that inclement weather has denied them in the past.
At noon Thursday, people gathered at MU's Mel Carnahan Quadrangle to listen to a speech by Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.
At Mill Creek Elementary School's kindergarten registration, 4- and 5-year-olds drew pictures of what they thought they would do once they started school in the fall.
In Cuba, dissidents vowed to continue their two-day occupation of a Havana church. The Syrian government postponed the observance of Arab Teacher Day to make it easier to bus state employees and students to pro-government rallies, and some Iranian banks were blocked from doing international bank transfers. Also, relatives visited the bus crash site in Switzerland where schoolchildren and adults died.
A group of 13 Cuban dissidents who have occupied a Havana church for two days are no longer demanding an audience with Pope Benedict XVI when he visits this month, but they ask that the Pope mediate their grievances with the Cuban government.
Families went to the morgue near the Swiss town of Sion to identify their relatives killed in a Tuesday's crash. Twenty-two schoolchildren and six adults were killed. Investigations are under way to determine how a modern bus with two rested drivers and a tunnel considered safe could result in one of the deadliest highway crashes in Swiss history.
Internal competition among the team during practice has helped team members stay focused and sharp on their routines.
Western countries imposed new sanctions on Iran by blocking 30 of the country's banks from making international transfers. These measures may make it more difficult for Iran to sell oil because a single tanker can hold $100 million of oil and electronic transfers are crucial to the sale.
Arab National Teacher Day was postponed one week to allow for transportation of state employees and students to the rallies. This demonstration of support for the government was orchestrated to overshadow the opposition.
Both President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron said NATO forces would begin handing over the lead combat role to Afghan forces next year in order to meet the planned 2014 withdrawal date.
As retiring baby boomer teachers retire, states find their pensions to be severely underfunded. Many state governors look at different solutions, such as raising the retirement age.
Director James Cameron is set to explore the deepest trench in the ocean. Cameron recently set the record for the deepest solo sub dive.