The new partnership between Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and MD Anderson will bring the expertise developed and delivered by physicians at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas, to patients in Columbia.
The Columbia Farmers' Market will run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday as its first outdoor gathering in the open lot behind the Activity and Recreation Center. The market will run every Saturday until Oct. 25.
The news is always changing, but do readers need to know every time an online article undergoes an edit? The question of when news editors should mention that an online article has been changed offers a new transparency challenge for journalists.
Columbia Fire Department Battalion Chief Brad Fraizer said the fire involved between 20 and 25 acres of private property, but no structures were damaged. He said dry vegetation and high winds at the scene made conditions "ripe for the spread of a fast-moving natural cover fire."
Deputy Superintendent Nick Boren has spent 29 years in education and has been with Columbia Public Schools since 2007.
School Board candidate Helen Wade wants to emphasize achievement gap evaluation and "manage the district's funds in a careful, student-centered manner."
Tigers ace pitcher Brett Graves missed his start after a ball struck his head in pregame warmups.
The senior outfielder went 3 for 4 with two doubles and 5 RBIs to lead the No. 18 Tigers to an 11-3 win over the Cardinals.
East Walnut Street will close Monday for repairs, causing detours for Columbia Transit users. Crews are scheduled to continue work through Friday
The Kewpies beat the Eagles in five innings on Friday and were led by junior Jacob Litteken's four RBIs.
Cardinal pitcher Adam Wainwright, preparing for a March 31 opener at Cincinnati, dominated a Washington lineup devoid of regulars. He struck out seven and walked none, throwing 81 pitches in the Cardinals' 2-0 win over the Nationals.
Artist Elena Plackis specializes in painting photography and sculpture. In this column she discusses her inspiration and process.
Kenneth Lee Gladden of Dodge City died Thursday, March 20, 2014. He was 87.
Kenneth Lee Gladden of Dodge City, Kan., died Thursday at age 87. His sister Betty Patterson is from Columbia.
The 8,300-student school from Macon, Ga., delivered the biggest shocker in an already topsy-turvy NCAA tournament on Friday, going into Duke's backyard and knocking off the No. 3 seed Blue Devils 78-71.
Missouri is headed toward a record-setting year for executions in the state.
Jordan McRae added 21 points for the Volunteers (23-12), the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Regional. Tennessee had little trouble with the sixth-seeded Minutemen (24-9), shooting 54 percent from the field and handling UMass' fullcourt pressure in a surprisingly one-sided performance that included another solid defensive showing.
Education officials say more than 62,000 Missouri students are enrolled in unaccredited or provisionally accredited school districts.
Search planes are looking for two large floating objects detected by a satellite off the southwest coast of Australia, about halfway to the desolate islands of the Antarctic.
For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for some, the law could offer the chance to quit a job.