Utility crews work to restore power to homes and businesses in mid-Missouri after a heavy, wet snow left many without power. Electricity was restored to Columbia customers by Tuesday afternoon, but Boone County Electric Cooperative was continuing its work as of Tuesday evening. For Mediacom customers, it was a day mostly without Internet service, but the system was repaired by mid-afternoon.
Although we watch for specific factors in the economy or society, how do we know if America is in decline?
Even when we pass a federal law, such as the Affordable Care Act, people are struggling with some states' innumerable attempts to annul them.
The Tigers held on for a top-10 finish behind freshman Katherine Hepler's tie for 12th.
The Tigers placed five golfers inside the top-25, led by senior Jace Long, who tied for individual medalist honors with a final round 70.
Columbia's Solid Waste and Recycling Services and Columbia Transit will resume normal service Wednesday.
The Tigers moved up one spot in the polls after beating Maryland, San Diego State and Florida in the Mary Nutter Classic this past week.
Virginia McGrath of Columbia died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. She was 80.
The Kansas City Star reports that at least eight Missouri Department of Transportation snow plows fell into highway ditches early Tuesday. Two of them fell on their sides.
Virginia McGrath, 80, of Columbia died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law in Newburg, surrounded by her family.
Total snow depth climbs to 14 inches as residents deal with problems and delays caused by the storm.
Four Republican senators join Democrats in voting for Chuck Hagel to become next defense secretary.
Obama rejected a proposal floated by Senate Republicans to give the president more flexibility to pick and choose which programs should be cut to reach the $85 billion over seven months mandated by the so-called sequester.
On Tuesday the Vatican announced that after his retirement, Pope Benedict XVI will be known as "emeritus pope," and continue to wear white.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday weighed whether to allow police to take DNA from people arrested, but not yet convicted, in order to solve cold-case crimes.
Over the last week or so, administration officials have come forward with a grim compendium of jobs to be lost, services to be denied or delayed, military defenses to be let down and important operations to be disrupted. Obama's new chief of staff, Denis McDonough, spoke of a "devastating list of horribles."
The St. Joseph News-Press reports that the order was issued because of a low-pressure malfunction at the water plant.
The retail sector has been active, with new businesses opening, as well as significant expansions, relocations and improvements. The number of building permits issued during 2012 also marked an increase from previous years, with 406 requests that translated into a total valuation of $1.6 million.
Congress needs to renew Violence Against Women Act now, not only so that agencies such as Harmony House can apply for grants that are supported through the act but so that the progress that has been made since the act initially passed in 1994 in addressing domestic violence can continue.