The public access television channel has faced decreased funding from the city and is looking to diversify its revenue streams.
MU's Lafferre Hall will undergo renovations, but it's not the only campus facility in need. A growing student body adds to the pressure of providing students with modern facilities.
As the holidays grow closer, Columbia's Candy Factory prepares for the season.
The idea of adding tolls to existing interstate highways has been raised — unsuccessfully — from time to time in Missouri, which is one of three states with "provisional" authorization to impose tolls on an existing interstate as a pilot project.
During interviews, legislative leaders mentioned none of the dozen bills related to abortion that have been filed in advance of the annual session that starts Jan. 7. Instead, they are more focused on education and economic issues.
As part of the agreement, Drury faculty will travel to Barstow's Shanghai and Ningbo campuses in China to offer instruction in subjects, such as creative writing, that are rarely taught in China.
Hindman tells the 276 Honors College graduates who received degrees at the ceremony that they "must strive to continually learn and improve."
Eighty-eight graduates from the college received degrees.
"At times, you will need to be creative in order to persevere and succeed and you have to be able to perceive what your goals are before you can accomplish them," commencement speaker Ronald McGee told the graduates.
Christmas is in the air, and Columbia residents are spreading cheer with lights and yard displays.
The Columbia City Council has asked city staff to explore options for the project.
Dorian R. Estes, 32, of Columbia was arrested for two counts of possession of a controlled substance and three counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
The most serious injury was a broken collarbone, and most of the others were treated for minor cuts.
Congressional and White House data showed that President Barack Obama signed 296 bills into law as of Friday, the second lowest total for any two-year Congress dating to the 1940s. By contrast, the Congress that President Harry S. Truman dubbed "do-nothing" enacted more than 900 laws.
The shooting took place in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The suspect killed himself inside a nearby subway station, police said.
Columbia-based Engineered Plastic Components hired an additional 40 people this year to help make equipment for the trucks.
The $165 million New Madrid Floodway would close a quarter-mile-long gap in the southern end of a network of levees to protect rich Missouri agricultural land from frequent flooding from the Mississippi River.
Eighty students received their bachelor of science in nursing degree on Friday afternoon.
An estimated 2,376 MU students were set to receive their degrees Friday. Eleven ceremonies were scheduled at either Hearnes Center or the Missouri Theatre, and the ROTC commissioning of officers was to be held at Crowder Hall.
Forty-two percent of eligible faculty accepted MU's voluntary separation program and will receive payouts of up to $200,000 each.