Interest rates on student loans are scheduled to double to 6.8 percent in July, but the Missouri senator is co-sponsoring legislation that would set the rate at less than 1 percent.
Two separate projects designed to improve the safety of pedestrians are in the works in Columbia. They will involve partnerships between the city, MU and the Missouri Department of Transportation.
In 2010, it seemed an injury had abruptly ended Munir Prince's football career. Although he could no longer play on the field, his love of the game never faltered.
Rudy Perez Jr. is no longer seeking a transfer from the Boone County Jail to the Biggs Forensic Center.
Betsy Rodriguez, UM System vice president for human resources, will donate her $3,000 award to University of Missouri Health Care.
Tim and Kristi Hughes are among four couples who look after neglected or abused children at Coyote Hill Christian Children's Home, a foster care community 20 miles north of Columbia.
Three members of a Fulton family enjoying the day in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park were rescued by the Boone County Fire Protection District after getting separated from the rest of their group.
A man was arrested on suspicion of burglary, failure to register as a sex offender, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Missouri's Chelsea Thomas signed with the USSSA Florida Pride on Thursday after being selected as the squad’s 20th overall pick in the NPF draft on April 3.
The No. 18 ranking places the Tigers third in the Southeastern Conference, trailing only Arkansas (16) and Tennessee (17).
Eleanore L. Geel died May 30, 2013. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 p.m. with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Eleanore L. Geel of Columbia, Mo., died May 30, 2013. She was 93.
J.W. "Blind" Boone's motto of "merit, not sympathy, wins" is the topic of these students' winning essays in an annual writing contest.
Southeastern Conference schools agreed to send their nonconference schedules to the league office for evaluation and possibly renovation.
Hall of Famer George Brett was named the club's interim hitting coach Thursday.
The National Weather Service reported two tornadoes on the ground near Perkins and Ripley in north central Oklahoma and another west of Oden, Ark.
The government's subsidized student loan program is back on the White House agenda one month before a scheduled interest rate increase.
Gov. Jay Nixon argued the bill could cost consumers $200 million a year.
An accident killed a 19-year-old woman on U.S. 54 in March.
Extension groups could ask voters to approve funding options to help tight county budgets.