In the past decade, organizations have been established to help make the transition easier for veterans who want to be farmers. It's a logical move: More than 45 percent of the military population comes from rural communities.
Four Republican-sponsored bills in the General Assembly threaten about 80 percent of the department's revenue.
The gathering at the Quik Cash payday loan business Tuesday afternoon called for changes in the industry's practices.
Plans include moving some students from Our Lady of Lourdes to a new site and creating a steering committee to consider all education options, including additional schools.
The city is well below average snowfall not only for January but also for the winter season.
One hundred and fifty-five parking spots became available at the start of spring semester in the lot where the University Village apartments once stood.
Candidate Derek Wade wants to help the district adjust well to growth in schools if he is elected.
Former Columbia Police Officer Rob Sanders was fired in 2011 after an incident in which he injured a man. Now, a judge has ruled in Sanders' favor. The implications of that ruling remain to be seen.
Randy Minchew decided to pull out of the race after he determined that he and another candidate, Ryan Euliss, have similar political stances.
Fifth-graders from Columbia Public Schools tried finding the right instrument on Monday at Lange Middle School.
As the government pours millions into research, the surgeon general worries about the many unanswered questions regarding the health impacts.
The Federal Aviation Administration wanted to release proposed rules for small drones by the end of 2014, but it may be two or three more years before regulations become final.
Dave Spence, who lost the 2012 campaign for Missouri governor, is championing a private effort called Ferguson 1000 Jobs.
The federal government estimates an average of about 1,650 children have died annually from abuse or neglect in recent years, whether or not they were known to the child welfare system. But many experts believe the accurate number is twice as high.
Garcia White's lawyers argued he may have been mentally impaired when he waived his right to an attorney during interrogations.
The bill would increase the amount of money the state must have saved to pay for benefits before reducing how much businesses need to contribute.
The Friendship Nine became famous for a sit-in held during the civil rights era. On Wednesday, a prosecutor is expected to ask a judge to strike their arrests and convictions from their criminal records.
The Mormon church has shifted its tone on LGBT rights as same-sex marriage has become legal in more states, including Utah. However, church leaders want to ensure that religious objectors' rights are protected, too.
Human Services director Eddie Roth said officials want to help encampment residentsfind better living conditions.
Secretary of State Jason Kander announced legislation on Tuesday that would expand the Safe at Home program to cover those victims.