Neal Boyd, winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent" reality competition series, is still the same humble guy who visits his college town and takes his mom's advice.
Four Columbia women opened a store downtown to offer alternative retail shopping, but a trip to Uganda changed the way they saw their position.
Missouri artists interested in designing public art for the new Fire Station No. 9 can now submit applications to the Office of Cultural Affairs until Dec. 12.
Stimulating classes can help older adults improve their mental health, perhaps reduce the chance of getting Alzheimer's and other debilitating diseases.
The doughnut shop will be introducing new menu items at its grand opening ceremony, one month after the store officially opened.
"Gumbo Bottoms" is a musical by Meredith Ludwig and Cathy Barton based on the distinct character of the Missouri river community. It premieres Nov. 21 at Thespian Hall in Boonville.
Kent Finlay of Centralia is the discipline head for the shooting group Bullseye, a National Rifle Association conventional pistol group within the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club. He schedules tournaments, coordinates getting association approval for the events and sends out awards to participating shooters.
As Dan Claxton reflects on his years at the local news-talk station, he recalls work that has meant a lot to him as well as the bug that got him into the business in the first place.
A recent study conducted by David Schramm, MU Extension specialist and assistant professor of human development and family studies, revealed balancing jobs with spending time together is the number one challenge among newlywed couples.
While the Bible has been recreated and repackaged innumerable times, publishers of the newest editions are using some distinctly unique formats to capture the attention of readers.
"The Pillowman," a Tony-nominated play written by Martin McDonagh, is known for its combination of dark humor and extreme violence. MU's Department of Theatre is taking on the production.
A packed Monsanto Auditorium listened to author and science journalist Gary Taubes speak about America's obesity crisis Thursday. Taubes blames the obesity problem on carbohydrates and recommends low-carb diets.
A classical and ragtime composer and pianist, John William "Blind" Boone is one of Columbia's most well-known historical figures.
Pianist John Davis will be performing a concert at MU on Saturday to benefit the restoration of 19th Century ragtime composer and pianist J.W. "Blind" Boone's Columbia home.
Resarchers linked obesity in children to heart disease.
Donnie Hoffmann completes work as part of a VA program called Compensation Work Therapy, which offers veterans a place to sleep, the opportunity to work and the help they need to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.
When Michael Fiscella, 27, talks about the war, he talks about the boot camp process — the building up, the tearing down. Thirteen weeks in, Fiscella said his parents noticed a change. “When they visited, they told me I talked different," he said. The entire person changes. “You don’t have to say you're better. You know it. It’s ingrained.” Fiscella's three tours of duty covered the years 2003-2006.
Matt Aragon served in Iraq with the Marines. After returning to the U.S. and completing 130 days of training to become a squad leader, an accident occurred, after which he was discharged.
A study of nearly 18,000 volunteers in 26 countries found that a cholesterol-lowering drug slashed the risk of those flagged by the test by about half — even if their cholesterol was normal.
When he’s not spending hours poring over legal precedents, third-year MU law student Brad Desnoyer is dreaming up the next big comic. His "Scared and Scarred" hit comic book stores late last month as part of the DC Universe Halloween '08 issue.