Mustard Seed director Jessica Penner was influenced by travel, upbringing to support fair trade efforts
Penner is the director of Mustard Seed Fair Trade, a local nonprofit located at 25 S. Ninth St. The store sells home decor items, jewelry and clothing. All of the products are fair trade, meaning artisans and producers are fairly compensated for their work.
Health professionals are coming to a consensus that education alone isn't enough to curb the obesity epidemic in America, leading some to look at policy-oriented solutions. In one such effort, Kansas City's Children's Mercy Hospital has stopped selling sugary drinks.
At the end of a back-and-forth game, senior guard Sydney Crafton made a last-second free throw to deliver the Tigers a 73-72 victory at Ole Miss. Missouri, which has struggled away from Mizzou Arena, earned its first road win in the Southeastern Conference.
Photographer John Hall shares photos from a cold morning drive with his dogs.
Arthur Nunn left Columbia on Friday morning to attend President Barack Obama's second inauguration Monday in Washington, D.C.
President Barack Obama was sworn in for four more years Sunday in a simple ceremony at the White House.
Police were called to the 3900 block of South Phoenix Road on Saturday night after a report of an armed home invasion robbery.
Alice Ray Hinson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was 91.
Campaign officials vowed to use a new nonprofit called Organizing for Action to marshal support behind Obama's legislative agenda. The arrangement is unprecedented for a sitting president.
Missouri's legislation would direct the Department of Social Services to create a mechanism to block the use of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards at casinos, liquor stores and strip clubs.
Barack Obama's second-term agenda includes immigration, a simpler tax system and a bigger emphasis on education and energy.
Alice R. Hinson (Ray) died Jan. 18, 2013. She was 91.