Columbia gas prices averaged $3.10 Thursday, a 42-cent decrease from the 2011 state average.
The facility at Discovery Ridge provides a nurturing place for 22 small biomedical companies.
The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that the company had bought Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion. Disney plans to make a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films; the first film, "Episode 7," is set to release in 2015.
The owner of the downtown landmark showed its rooms to local media Wednesday.
The city will donate $1.8 million to a fund to protect the airline against losses.
While Mayor Bob McDavid is willing to negotiate with Delta Air Lines Inc., Councilman Gary Kespohl thinks it will be a mistake for Delta if it decides to leave the market.
Attorney for MFA Oil says Columbia City Council members were leaning against the idea.
Residents to fight request for Break Time rezoning at City Council meeting on Monday night.
The City Council will discuss about four ordinances related to the deal with American Eagle airlines that will add two new flights from Columbia Regional Airport to Chicago and Dallas.
Chase Daniel returned to MU to discuss how he runs an apparel business while playing professional football.
American Eagle airlines could add new flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport starting in February.
Stir Fry 88 and Famous Cajun Grill, both located in the food court at Columbia Mall, passed a second inspection from the Health Department on Tuesday.
Proposition B seeks to boost the lowest cigarette tax in the nation, but opponents say it's too much.
Famous Cajun and Stir Fry 88 were temporarily closed after an inspector found improper storage of raw foods and unclean surfaces in the restaurant.
Hy-Vee and Natural Grocers are among the increasing number of retailers who are finding value in having dietitians or nutritional counselors in their stores to help shoppers choose healthier foods.
Susan Mathis, a former early childhood educator, owns alleyCat Yoga and Yoga to Grow in Columbia, where she teaches kids from infants to teens how to feel strong and powerful and connect to their own bodies through yoga.
Darain Atkinson was sentenced Monday in St. Charles on state charges of stealing and fraud.
Mayor Bob McDavid called it "a matter of fairness" for the council vote to be postponed to allow Rock Quarry residents another opportunity to present a valid petition.
The economics of the current drought are likely to nose up prices for bacon and other pork products next year, by as much as 10 percent.
Bargain store CEO Steven Fishman donated $500,000 to his alma mater, Columbia College. The funds will be used to open the Steven and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship.