Proposition 1 on the April 2 ballot would generate about $9.3 million a year if passed. Opponents argue the sales tax is unfair to the poor and that plans for how to spend the money are lacking.
The Missouri women's basketball team will play in the postseason for the first time since 2007 after receiving a bid Monday night to the Women's National Invitation Tournament.
University Hospital unveiled a new $50 million treatment facility. Patients will stay in "smart rooms" surrounded by electric devices and monitors that allow doctors to get a “snapshot” of patients' vital information.
The Missourian is working on a series of stories dealing with progress and growth, and we want to get our readers' perspectives on issues such as traffic, housing and schools.
The position at the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will be a "homecoming" for the Athens, Ga., native.
This year, the Tigers will be a No. 9 seed and play No. 8-seed Colorado State (25-8 overall, 11-5 Mountain West) in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
The clouds cleared enough after a gray Monday morning to give hints of spring. Kaitlin Post was able to take her blue heeler Cricket out for a long walk at Shelter Gardens.
Revenue from Proposition 1 would go toward a new dispatch center for the 911 operation to replace the Joint Communications Center. It would also upgrade equipment and add staff.
John Hall shares photos of a tree being cut down in his backyard and the birds that came to check on what happened to part of their habitat.
Missouri men's basketball point guard Phil Pressey was named to the 2013 Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference Second Team on Monday afternoon. Tiger forwards Laurence Bowers and Alex Oriakhi received honorable mentions.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce board of directors has endorsed Mayor Bob McDavid, Third Ward Councilman Gary Kespohl and Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley in their re-election bids.
Lori Campbell, a former MU student, shares her special connection to the house she lived in during the summer before her senior year. The building, formerly on Paquin Street, has since been demolished.
Florida (No. 14) finishes as the only team ranked in the SEC in the final AP Poll. Gonzaga (No. 1), Louisville (No. 2), Kansas (No. 3), Indiana (No. 4) and Miami (FL) (No. 5) round out the final top five.
In 13.2 innings this season, Steele has recorded an ERA of 2.63 along with 15 strikeouts.
Terry Blumer served in the Marines during the Korean War, and he loved fishing, hunting and golf.
The vote will close at 11:59 p.m. April 2, and results will be announced April 3.
People are still being discriminated against because of sexual orientation or gender identity. But some young activists are working to prevent this discrimination.
The report breaks down Boone County Sheriff’s operations by month and activity.
Fifty senators and representatives have formed a "Problem Solvers Bloc" under the leadership of No Labels, a political organization that advocates for bipartisanship and problem solving in Congress.
Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will host an open house of its new home at University Hospital from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday.