WHAT OTHERS SAY: Congress should restore propaganda ban

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is lacking in oversight.

Bulk container facility planned for northern Missouri

The project in Chillicothe calls for a more than $5.1 million investment and is expected to create 87 jobs.

Missouri Democratic Party chairman to step down

The Democratic Party plans to select a new party leader during the state committee's meeting Aug. 24 at a hotel in Jefferson City.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Veto of dangerous tax bill in Missouri may be safe

The tax bill, House Bill 253, gives hefty income tax cuts to self-employed persons who pass their business income onto their personal tax returns, and smaller breaks to individual taxpayers.

EPA: Testing at West Lake Landfill continues

Underground smoldering at the Bridgeton Landfill is causing an odor problem in that area of St. Louis County.

Ruling favors St. Louis street performers

The American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of the city's street musicians and other performers, contending that the ordinance violates the First and 14th amendments of the Constitution.

Jail inmates grow veggies in Lincoln County

The program incorporates the vegetables into meals served in the jail. The sheriff's department says it saves about $1,000 in the summer alone.

MU ecology professor, prairie conservationist Clair Kucera dies at 91

Clair Kucera, an MU ecology professor and driving force behind Tucker Prairie, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was 91.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College President Gerald Brouder readies for retirement

Columbia College President Gerald Brouder announced his retirement in January, and it will take effect Thursday.

MU, Missouri S&T announce small modular nuclear reactor consortium

University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe said the partnership would support a small modular reactor "renaissance for the nuclear industry."

Ice pop vendor seeks inspiration south of the border

Maroua Jawadi will be traveling to Mexico to learn from experts on Latin American ice pops called paletas.

Rocheport man is winemaker by day, boat builder by night

In addition to his "make-a-living job," Drew Lemberger has built one or two boats per year since starting his own business more than 10 years ago.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Detroit's a mess; here is how it ended up in bankruptcy

Some of the wounds are self-inflicted, largely by the long string of incompetent and corrupt politicians its voters kept electing.

ROSE NOLEN: Don't depend on politicians to make the situation better

Americans need to band together to figure out how to fix the economy because people need jobs and families need to survive.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri residents need to veto government overreach

Gov. Jay Nixon's state agencies are playing free and loose with our personal data.

Former Missouri assistant football coach Harry Smith dies

Harry Smith, a former assistant football coach at Missouri under Don Faurot and Dan Devine, died Tuesday at age 94.

PHOTO GALLERY: Summer camp visits MU's Museum of Anthropology

Centro Latino's summer camp toured MU's Museum of Anthropology on Tuesday.

Mayor McDavid plans to speak on crime, law enforcement

A news conference is scheduled the same day Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid is expected to appoint a task force to address youth violence in the city.

Part of East Walnut Street to close for construction

A portion of East Walnut Street in downtown Columbia will be closed for construction for more than two weeks beginning Thursday. Four Columbia Transit routes will be diverted.

CrimeStoppers offers $1,500 reward for information in Tre'Veon Marshall death

The reward for information leading to an arrest in the investigation is the largest amount that CrimeStoppers can offer.