Of the six people that died in a grain elevator explosion Saturday in Kansas, four were younger than 25. Although the work is hard, grain elevator jobs tend to attract young employees, the director of a trade group said.
During its next meeting, the Columbia City Council might consider an ordinance approved by the Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission to allow skateboarding in more parts of the city.
During Security Awareness Month, the MU Division of Information Technology is reminding mobile device users to secure sensitive information.
A rooster has made Peace Park his home for months. Officials with Animal Control and MU say efforts to catch the rooster have been halfhearted.
Marlee Matlin, a deaf actress, author and activist, spoke through an interpreter about overcoming obstacles at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Tuesday.
Waste Management LampTracker Inc. has agreed to pay more than $100,000 to settle violations of Environmental Protection Agency standards at its facility in Kaiser.
The city's fan page has received 493 likes in its first week. It will be used to communicate and engage community members with general information about things happening in Columbia.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be recognized at a ceremony Tuesday morning for its efforts to provide job training for low-income senior citizens.
Included in the more than 100 new terms are "tweet," "helicopter parents," "bromance," "cougar" and " boomerang child." Oh, and don't forget about "fist bump."
The public is invited to comment on the issue via the National Park Service's website.
Walmart began streaming videos Tuesday. Movies are available at Walmart.com to rent or to purchase, but there is no subscription available.
The Postal Service might close the post office located inside a house once owned by Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was the first postmaster general for the U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration said it will begin regulating some smartphone applications that combine with medical devices.
About 15,000 guests attended the mass wedding reception in Jakarta. The couples were from low-income backgrounds and received free marriage certificates.
University of Missouri curator’s professor Randy Prather received a $50,000 prize Tuesday for his mammalian embryo research.
A corps spokesman called the timing of the letter a coincidence and a mistake. The letters said the corps has the "authority to acquire land" in the Missouri River basin.
On the Fourth of July, the people in Joplin smiled and participated in familiar Independence Day activities. The time for mourning the destruction was over.
The final NASA space shuttle launch is set for July 8. The launch marks the end of a 40-year, $196 billion investment that some shuttle program supporters say never lived up to its initial promise.
An MU student discusses how she deals with being asked about her hometown, Joplin, now that it is a recognizable name.