Proposition 1 would prohibit the use of eminent domain to promote private redevelopment. It also would preclude the use of blight designations as a rationale for the city to condemn and acquire property.
State education officials said the growth in the fund is a result of more children with special needs and an increase in the costs of specialized instruction.
Schnuck Markets Inc., based in Maryland Heights, said in a news release that a computer forensic firm it hired discovered that a computer code was recording the magnetic stripe data on the back of payment cards.
Ruth Walker is a local artist and part owner of Bluestem Missouri Crafts.
Analysts say a full-scale conflict is extremely unlikely, noting that the Korean Peninsula has remained in a technical state of war for 60 years.
Houses have been used to manufacture meth in Springfield, but no comprehensive effort exists to ensure those homes have been cleaned of hazardous remnants.
Using only eco-friendly materials that are sustainable, biodegradable or recycled from vintage pieces, Sarah Riley designs and sews totes, bags, clutches and zipper pouches that are both eye-catching and functional for her own label, Lucky Penny Couture.
The traditional treatment is a quick swig of alcohol, but that has obvious risks. Today, the possibilities include Valium, hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, meditation and the class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Wild weather — from flooding to drought — has created havoc on the river the last two years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has acknowledged management practices need to be reconsidered to account for these events.
The Tigers' 10-2 six-inning victory over South Carolina on Friday night at University Field was their ninth run-rule shortened victory of the season.
Candidates for the City Council debated a host of issues Thursday evening at the last public forum before Tuesday's election.
Tigers starting pitcher Rob Zastryzny allowed only one earned run in 7.2 innings in Missouri's 2-0 loss Friday to LSU. It was the third of his Southeastern Conference-worst five losses in which his team failed to score a single run.
The 12-member group was invited last fall to showcase central Missouri's performing arts at the 2013 Suncheon Bay International Garden Exposition in South Korea. The ballet company started a Kickstarter project to raise $25,000 for the trip.
Missourian reporters asked candidates for the Columbia City Council nine standardized questions on city government issues. Here are their verbatim answers to a question about city and ward priorities beyond those addressed in previous questions.
Missouri freshman goalkeeper Shelby Sonnefeldt underwent surgery in December after four shoulder dislocations. She hopes to return to the field in June and play without fear of being reinjured.
Columbia's Charlie Lockwood started the Perche Creek GutBuster canoe and kayak race in 2009 because he thought there weren’t enough options in the racing circuit for participants from the area.
Karl Skala lives not far from Clark Lane and knows the effects of the area's growth first hand.
He is highly educated, an experienced Columbia public-policy decision maker, committed to representing his constituents' interests, honest and law-abiding.
Columbia's St. Paul A.M.E. Church hosted its 1oth annual Good Friday Fish Fry on Friday. The menu included catfish, spaghetti and desserts.
The lane closure is expected to remain in place for about 10 days, and U.S. 63 will be closed periodically while crews work on stabilizing the rock face and removing loose debris.