Mizzou Store employees scattered across rows of textbooks Thursday to fill orders as part of the EarlyBird Textbook Registration.
Traditionally, the end of the Ramadan holiday is observed the day after the sighting of the crescent moon, symbolizing the start of the new month.
A small group of people gathered in front of the Columbia Post Office at noon Thursday to protest the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
Madge Mae Brown, 95, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at South Hampton Place in Columbia. She was dedicated to helping community members in need.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia. She was a longtime member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Construction included replacement of the Route Z overpass over Interstate 70, a roundabout at Route Z and St. Charles Road and widening of road shoulders.
As of Wednesday night, there were 35 dogs, 10 cats and a rabbit owned by people displaced by flooding. The Humane Society also agreed to take 15 adoptable dogs from the Waynesville shelter, opening space to temporarily house pets owned by those affected by flooding.
As consumers are holding off on back-to-school shopping, according to a preliminary tally of 10 retailers, many stores are already offering discounts.
Up to 10 inches of rain pounded southern Missouri overnight. A woman died near Jane, Mo., in the far southwestern corner of the state where creek water washed over a highway, sweeping away her car.
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits over the past four weeks dropped to a seasonally adjusted 335,500, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the lowest level since November 2007, which was one month before the recession began.
A federal judge presiding over a lawsuit involving Mamtek has refused to step down after lawyers argued that her husband had a role in a legislative investigation of the failed artificial sweetener company.
The National Weather Service says parts of southwest Missouri got 10 inches of rain overnight.
Janet Moreland is attempting to become the first woman to complete a solo kayak trip down the entire length of the Missouri River. She gave the Missourian permission to share some of her photos from the trip.
The project is part of the fourth phase of a five-phase master plan to renovate or replace all of the residence halls at MU. Mark Twain was the eighth residence hall to be renovated as part of the plan. The renovations cost $21.7 million.
Attendees at the American Legislative Exchange Council were countered Thursday by a roughly equal number of protesters upset by the close ties between big businesses and lawmakers.
Some heterosexual couples who postponed their weddings until gay couples had the right to marry are now making plans to say "I do."
In a viral YouTube video, Christina Stephens constructs a colorful prosthetic leg, albeit one of no practical use: When she stands up on it, the foot crumbles.
The wave of upcoming student transfers is opening old wounds and reviving difficult public conversations about race, class, income inequality and other thorny social problems that many thought — or at least hoped — has been set aside decades ago.
Leadoff man Carl Crawford's line-drive double knocked out Shelby Miller, but X-rays were negative for the 22-year-old right-hander on what the team described as an elbow contusion.
Two-thirds of fruits and vegetables and 80 percent of seafood are imported into the United States. But a mere 2 percent of food imports is inspected at ports as they enter the country.