In Missouri, the facts are bleak for patients who can't afford dental care. The legislature cut dental services from Medicaid in 2005 for most people in the program. As of 2010, the state ranked 41st in adult oral health care nationally.
Kaitlyn Booth, a 17-year-old junior, was arrested May 14 on suspicion of felony first-degree property damage and harassment after changing a fellow student's last name in the yearbook to a sexual term, according to a probable cause statement.
The Harry Potter-themed event included magical activities like wand decorating and a gnome toss to raise money for The Eliminate Project, which works to wipe out neonatal and maternal tetanus.
Como Disabilities Advocacy Network members met Wednesday evening to finalize five issues they will prioritize this year. The issues are sidewalk improvements, online communication, housing, employment and parking.
Since 1890, the Domestic Names Committee has been removing apostrophes from place names - here's why you should care.
After a homicide at Truman Veterans Hospital in February, questions have been raised about the hospital's safety procedures and reporting of violent incidents. A March report raised some of the same questions about veterans hospitals in general.
Jacob Freyermuth is headed to the University of Minnesota to study physics and possibly math, while Lily Qian is headed to Northwestern University to study medicine and perhaps specialize in oncology or pathology.
Jim Camoriano, a Columbia-based State Farm spokesman, is working in Oklahoma to help policyholders file claims for cars and homes.
The MU Bookstore has been officially renamed The Mizzou Store. The new name is intended to be less generic and to better reflect what the store offers.
Federal investigations of Fox News and The Associated Press raise the question of where the line is between protecting national security and preserving press freedom.
The controversy surrounding prayer and religious symbolism in public places is not a constitutional issue — it's a matter of common sense.
The Missouri program's winningest pitcher at 111-31, Chelsea Thomas went 24-6 in 2013 with a 1.16 ERA, which ranks sixth in the nation.
Special Olympics Missouri will begin Thursday and will last until Sunday. This will be the second year of its four-year term in Columbia.
Michael Mikkelsen pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual misconduct, a class A misdemeanor. He received a one-year suspended sentence with two years probation and must register as a sex offender.
St. Louis goes for a sweep of Kansas City on Thursday with touted rookie Michael Wacha making his major league debut.
For-profit Coursera offers a platform for public university systems to offer "massive online open courses" — college classes for the masses.
Three months after wrestling got kicked out of the 2020 Olympics, the ancient sport is back in the frame and will compete against baseball-softball and squash for a spot in the games.