For families dependent on cash assistance, the end of the federal government's "emergency unemployment compensation" will mean some difficult belt-tightening as enrollees lose their average monthly stipend of $1,166.
Three years after first closing Wren's Shoe Repair, Lucas Wren has re-opened the community favorite.
The increase is temporary, lasting for two years, in order to help the U.S. Postal Service recoup losses suffered during the recent recession.
Newsy was founded in Columbia in 2008. Students at the MU School of Journalism work there for course credit.
Cyber Monday shopping rose 18 percent from last year's $1.74 billion, making Monday the top online spending day since 2001.
Nanova Biomaterials will launch a biotech operation in Columbia with the help of more than $1 million of tax credits. The company will use nano materials to produce dental fillers and bone screws.
Glenn's Cafe will reopen at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Until the first week of December, the restaurant will only be open during evening hours.
About 33 million people will get a head start on their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day, but many chains will remain closed.
The same sign that has stood outside Glenn's Cafe since its original location on Business Loop 70 West will hang outside the restaurant's new location on Eighth Street.
Gridlock in Congress might affect shoppers' wallets when holiday shopping.
Isreal Owen Hawkins was given a 30-year prison sentence after his May conviction of fraudulent charges regarding his company Petro America Corp.
A number of Columbia projects have become successful through Kickstarter, a popular online crowd funding platform.
Women have regained many of the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. Men are still 2.1 million jobs short.
Upcoming events such as the release of the U.S. Jobs report, a possible military strike against Syria, elections in Germany, The Federal Reserve's September meeting and the borrowing limit expiring at the end of the fiscal year could have large impact on the financial industry this month.
G-20 summit leaders will likely discuss developing countries' concerns that emerging economies will restrain the global economy because of economic slowdowns.
Matt Fischer invites fellow entrepreneurs to weekly startup gatherings.
Wal-Mart Stores pledge to bring more manufacturing jobs to the United States by selling domestically produced goods in the "made in America" campaign.
The cafe closed its Boonville location inside the Hotel Frederick earlier this month to prepare for a new location in downtown Columbia.
A worker inside the store reached shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday said he did not know why the store had closed.
As many as 600 tenants cannot move into their Aspen Heights houses until at least Aug. 17, according to a spokesman. About 80 tenants won't be able to move into their houses until about mid-September.