The Mid-America Business Conditions Index hit 53.8 in August, compared with 53.5 in July.
Truly, people are not trying to do away with guns. They are simply searching for ways to do away with the violence.
Hackers have proved they can use laptops to control a car's brakes, steering wheel and engine.
Trent Morrow finished in 199th place with a time of five hours, 10 minutes, and 17 seconds.
The oldest building in Columbia is undergoing repairs to its signature porch and is slated for upgrades to its electrical and sprinkler systems.
Columbia's City Council is scheduled to parcel out $3.57 million remaining from federal grants for GetAbout Columbia projects at its Tuesday meeting. City staff has recommended funding for five projects.
People thought he was crazy when he left the Texas football program, but Darius White simply needed a "fresh start."
People enjoyed the traditional end of summer by visiting a shooting range and spending time at a pool.
A public park is something that everyone owns equally.
Michael O'Connor's condition has improved to serious from critical at University Hospital. A Callaway County man has been arrested in connection with the assault that left O'Connor's son dead.
We need time to gather information from nonbiased sources outside the profit-making natural gas industry pitch before agreeing to fueling stations.
Chris Koster’s opinion reaffirms what independent analysts and others have said all along: House Bill 253 is a sloppy piece of legislation that could have dire consequences for Missouri citizens and services.
The students at Battle High School call it the "Battlefront," the section of bleachers on the 50-yard line, closest to the field. Spartan fans in the Battlefront pounded their feet on the bleachers as they cheered their team to its first win.
The prime real estate is being graded and prepped for a mixed-use development of stores, office buildings, houses, apartments and townhouses. The retail and office space alone adds up to half the size of Columbia Mall.
A Columbia cyclist died at a fundraising race and fast-food workers demanded higher wages in this week's most read stories.
With classes in full swing, college football season kicked off this weekend, and the Missouri Tigers started the season with an emphatic victory over Murray State. Missouri volleyball and soccer also had strong starts to their season while Columbia's high school football teams began their seasons Friday.
The Columbia College men's soccer team tied 1-1 at Baker University on Monday night.
The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus.
Here's a look at key Syria developments around the world Monday amid heightened tensions over potential military action:
The Columbia College women's soccer team won 1-0 at Baker University on Monday night.
The Missouri women's soccer team picked up a 3-0 win over the University of Missouri-Kansas City.