What happens when you give a group of college students more than a million dollars and free rein to invest it however they want? Chaos, right? Not so fast.
The 62-year-old musician has lived and performed in various locations across the U.S. Since his arrival in Columbia in July, he has played hotels, wineries, retirement centers and private parties.
Nearly 3,000 students will graduate from the three schools Friday and Saturday.
The concert will feature Stephens College a cappella group The Velvetones as well as choirs from several local public schools.
Many individuals are taking minimum wage positions and cannot support their families on that yearly income.
The Missouri Board of Education, Commissioner Chris Nicastro and others insist they are working to an inclusive public conversation. But the questionable bidding process and the behind-the-scenes maneuvers create an impression that public input is being sought only to justify a foregone conclusion.
Mary M. Burgess of Columbia died Tuesday, Dec. 10. She was 77 years old.
Eric Joseph Pruneda, 32, was arrested Monday on suspicion of molesting an 8-year-old girl multiple times.
Missouri State University says it will induct former President Harry Truman, former U.S. Sen. John Danforth and Donald Suggs into its new Public Affairs Hall of Fame. A ceremony will be held April 11.
Gov. Jay Nixon is heading Wednesday to Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and to Missouri State University in Springfield.
Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs said Pope Francis had changed the tone, the perception and focus of one of the world's largest institutions in an extraordinary way.
The measure unveiled by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his Senate counterpart, Patty Murray, D-Wash., blends $85 billion in spending cuts and revenue from new and extended fees.
A Pew Research Center report states that if the trend of the past three decades continues, women's hourly earnings will slip further behind men's by their mid-30s.
The Missouri Department of Corrections said Tuesday that 59-year-old Elroy Preston was found dead Friday at Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not decide the fate of Missouri death row inmate Allen Nicklasson before 8 a.m. Wednesday, it told the state attorney general's office late Tuesday.
Columbia police were dispatched to an off-campus housing complex Tuesday night after two women said a man robbed them.
Ryan Ferguson, his parents and his girlfriend will talk about the month since Ferguson's release from prison after an appeals court vacated his murder conviction.
Newsy President Jim Spencer said Newsy's partnership with the Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute won't be affected by the sale.
In its Oct. 21 session, the Columbia City Council denied CVS Pharmacy's proposal to rezone the southeast corner of Broadway and Providence Road for a new store. The company has signaled it will develop the land anyway.
Parents, hoping to receive state subsidies for child care, can face long wait times for approval, lost paperwork and a time-consuming application process. Day care providers said difficulties with the application process make it difficult for parents to get the financial help needed to work or go to school.