A miscommunication between student reporters and Columbia Public Schools officials about whether Ryan Ferguson, just released from prison, could be interviewed on campus led to a two-hour meeting between the two camps Friday.
Methamphetamine and heroin abuse increased significantly in Boone County from 2011 to 2012, with addiction highest among young people.
About 33 million people will get a head start on their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day, but many chains will remain closed.
City buses, parking meter enforcement and refuse collection will not operate on Thanksgiving. Emergency police and fire services will still be available.
Chris Kelly, 67, D-Columbia believes his generation reaped the benefit of Kennedy's vigorous political leadership.
Peverill Squire, 58, is a professor of political science at MU. Squire finds Kennedy's legacy to be uncertain, even a half-century after his death.
John Danforth was in his apartment in New York City studying for the bar exam when he heard the news that the president had been shot. He later became a Republican U.S. senator for Missouri.
Volunteers are needed to help prepare food, set up the dining area and serve the meal. Donations will be accepted in the days leading up to the event.
Channing Tyler Williams was arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting that took place Oct. 6 in Jefferson City.
The trailer is intended to offer more food options and to reduce crowding in the high schools' cafeterias. On Thursday, Rock Bridge students could buy applewood-smoked pulled pork and pulled chicken barbecue sandwiches and coleslaw.
The people who make up the Boone County Cyber Crimes Task Force strive to separate the horror of their work from the good things in their lives. That's difficult to do when crimes against children are the main focus of that work.
Columbia police think the same man is involved in at least nine burglaries in East Campus. The man enters unlocked homes, and at least one incident ended in sexual assault, police say.
Domestic partners can be of the same or opposite gender and must be in a committed relationship with an employee for a year to qualify for health care coverage.
If it doesn't comply, the Green Forest School District could face a legal fight costing up to $50,000.
One Read is looking for books that promote discussion among community members. Nominations close Nov. 30.
Members of the public are invited to take part in a discussion of U.S. farm policy and the farm bill. The featured speaker will be Dr. Pat Westhoff, a professor in the MU Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
The Avenue, an 899-bed development, would sit at the end of Stadium Boulevard. Several subdivisions and The Domain, a similar development, are nearby.
The dinner welcomes all members of the community to a free Thanksgiving meal.
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.
Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren will take a leave of absence to undergo cancer treatment.