The issues and conditions that have plagued this long year are not magically coming to an end on Jan. 1, 2014.
This report provides information about food insecurity on a county and state level. Data can be used to see the effectiveness of government programs and the state of food security throughout Missouri.
After reading Gracia Burnham's "In the Presence of My Enemies," Teresa Shields Parker realized living a healthy life is easy when you have access to healthy foods and exercise. Being spiritually fit is just as important as being physically fit.
Tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose 27 percent in the past five years, while those at four-year private schools went up 14 percent, according to the College Board. About 320 colleges and universities offered tuition guarantees during the 2012-13 school year.
The abrupt move by Putin to release his adversaries mixed the elements of an astute spin effort with a crude KGB-style operation.
Tina Weirather's mother, Hanni Wenzel, was a two-time gold medalist at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics and combined with Tina's uncle, Andreas Wenzel, to win a total of six medals in three Winter Games from 1976-84. Weirather's family has won two-thirds of all the Olympic medals ever earned by Liechtenstein's athletes
Often considered elitist because of its expense, and only something to watch whenever the Winter Olympics rolled around, skating entered an entirely different realm because of Tonya and Nancy.
Gus Malzahn received 33 votes from AP Top 25 college football poll voters to beat out Duke's David Cutcliffe.
Kansas City is assured of the No. 5 seed in the AFC playoffs, which means it will head on the road for a wild-card game in two weeks. That also means the Chiefs are playing a game Sunday at San Diego that is virtually meaningless for them.
If Indianapolis ends up as the No. 4 seed in the playoffs and with the Chiefs assured of the fifth seed, the two teams would meet again at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Robert Quinn has 18 sacks, 1½ more than the Colts' Robert Mathis. The last of the Rams' seven sacks of Mike Glennon snapped the franchise record of 17 by Kevin Carter in 1999, the franchise's Super Bowl championship team.
A little bit of help can go a long way. Stopping to give a hand can be a blessing to someone who's cold, frustrated and seeing only the worst of the moment and the season.
Those wind turbines that are sprouting up across the U.S. are being counted on as a green source of energy to replace coal and other less clean sources. The energy they produce is green, but green doesn't mean there isn't a cost.
Almost 1.5 million Americans who have had total knee replacements are between 50 and 69 years old, which puts them at risk of long-term complications and costly revision surgery later in life, according to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
On Jan. 15, the Cougars earned the program's first No. 1 NAIA ranking. The team finished its regular season play Feb. 23, undefeated for the first time in program history.
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The city is building a cellphone tower that is designed to look like an elm tree and a young public defender struggles with the workload and emotional strain of the job.
The Missouri women's basketball team closed out their non-conference schedule with a 75-60 win over Western Illinois. After a holiday break, the Tigers will head into Southeastern Conference play on Jan. 2 with an 11-2 record.
Former Missouri forward Stefan Jankovic has committed to the University of Hawaii, according to a report by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Freezing rain blanketed Columbia in ice, but streets stayed mostly clear on Saturday and Sunday, and the city avoided any snow accumulation.
More than 400 Columbia Water and Light customers lost power Sunday morning. But power was restored by 3 p.m., according to the utility's outage map.