Thirty-three percent of the human diet relies on pollination, much of which is carried out by bees. Honeybees have been vanishing at an unsettling rate, and mid-Missouri growers are stepping in to alleviate the strain on their crops.
New development in east Columbia was put on hold Thursday night for the third time after the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled a measure to rezone five separate tracts of land near Richland Road.
PetScreen, a U.K.-based animal health company chose Columbia for its U.S. headquarters. A visit with an MU researcher was the deciding factor in the decision.
These are the latest peanut products to be recalled because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
The salmonella outbreak has wreaked predictions for a successful year for the U.S. peanut industry. "Public perception is killing us," said the executive director of the Texas peanut producers board.
Products are listed that have been recalled because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
Peanut Corp. of America's story had been a rags-to-riches tale before it came crashing down.
Wall Street financiers turn to suicide and faking their own deaths to get away from their problems and debts.
The digital television switch was pushed back four months after a surge in demand for coupons. Requests peaked at nearly two million a week, and left the coupon program out of money and millions of consumers on a wait list.
The company accused of producing tainted peanut products is closing down.
Lead-abatement training offered by the city of Columbia allows people to learn how to safely remove lead-based paint from their homes and offices. Lead-based paint is more common in homes built before 1978.
Lawmakers want to subject funeral contract sellers to regular and random state audits in response to the collapse of a St. Louis-based funeral company and its affiliates.
Unemployed workers having difficulty finding new employment have turned to using unique ways to find employment from chatting up business executives on commuter trains to participating in Pink Slip Parties which bring together potential employers and the unemployed for networking.
Three Republican moderates broke ranks and pledged their votes for the stimulus bill, giving it the necessary 60-vote majority.
More jobs may be on the line. "Like every other business, we are targeting some positions for potential elimination based on what's happening (with the economy)," Associate Publisher Vicki Russell said.
Columbia was featured on CNBC on Tuesday in a segment about how the city has largely resisted the economic downturn facing the country.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the investigation Tuesday following similar probes in other states.
The latest list includes candies from Walgreens and cookies and cakes made by Kroger and sold by Gerbes and other stores. Trail mixes and protein bars are also on the list.
Lower interest rates are tempting homeowners to refinance. Some mid-Missourians are seeing the green in savings and, as a result, mortgage lenders are having to pick up the pace to process applicants.
The alliance is between Regional Economic Development Inc. and the Kansas City Area Development Council.