Some states are offering loan reimbursements to medical school graduates that practice in underserved areas. Other states are expanding services provided by dentists, pharmacists and nurse practitioners.
The new building includes new classrooms, flooring and updated galleries in the main and south buildings.
UCLA (47-17) has backed its outstanding pitching in College World Seriesby committing a total of one error in wins over LSU, North Carolina State and North Carolina. The Bulldogs (51-18) have been the best-hitting team at the CWS, with a .297 average
Missouri had a little less than 74 active patient care primary care doctors per 100,000 residents in 2010, compared to the national per capita average of more than 79 active primary care doctors.
The Kansas City-based company says the cakes will taste the same but that the boxes will now bear the tag line: "The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever."
Blake Werner attended the St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf in the St. Louis area from age 3 to 9, where he learned to communicate.
The two-day football camp is part of the ProCamp program and focuses on the fundamentals of football.
The former Missouri basketball player now plays for the Detroit Pistons.
Students are selected from each elementary school in fourth-grade based on their grades, Missouri Assessment Program scores and attendance and staff recommendations.
About 20 people attended the talk, which outlined anti-torture organizations' goals for U.S. policy changes.
Columbia Pet Expo Unleashed welcomed local animal shelters, vendors and pet owners to take part in activities and educational seminars to raise money for No Kill Columbia and its spay and neuter project.
Frequent contributor John Hall shares some photos from the last days of spring.
The affected traffic signals are east of Broadway and Old 63.
A water main break on Ninth Street early Saturday morning caused Tenth Street water to appear dirty and yellowish. A city advisory told affected customers to boil water prior to using.
Reptile enthusiast Ethan Meyers has performed reptile education shows at local high schools and hopes to inspire young adults to engage with something outside of the norm and instill a feeling of wonder for animals people tend to fear
Sophie Baker of Columbia died Friday, June 21, 2013. She was 89.
Sophie Baker volunteered at Columbia Regional Hospital for 30 years.
Mireya del Castillo died Monday, June 17, 2013. She was 94.
John M. Nowell, III, of Columbia, died Thursday, June 6, 2013. He was 62 years old.
Darrell E. Foster died Monday, June 17. He was 62.