City officials are split on whether GetAbout Columbia is spending enough of the federal grant money on infrastructure.
For five years, Bill Ferguson has been fighting for his son's freedom. Ryan Ferguson was convicted in 2005 in the murder of Kent Heitholt, the sports editor at the Columbia Daily Tribune.
Throughout history, the U.S. population has acquired a distrust toward "Them," any outsiders that American citizens would consider the nation's enemy. This distrust has grown so blind that we often forget just how many enemies actually lie within our own borders.
If the City Council approves admission fees, Columbia taxpayers should not subsidize this private-for-profit event.
On this session's last day, the General Assembly passed the economic development bill, which includes a few paragraphs regulating transportation development districts. Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to sign the bill into law.
During the summer, Columbia might seem like a dull town to some, but the city in fact hosts a wealth of films, festivals and concerts.
Particularly cruel murderers should be able to receive the death penalty, when judges and juries deem it just.
Eliminating positions and leaving others unfilled could save the UM System more than $2 million. But is it the best way to deal with a declining operating budget and revenues?
Text messaging isn't the only problem. Talking on the phone, applying makeup and drinking coffee take a driver's attention away from where it should be: the road.
More people than ever are applying for graduate schools in the face of a tough economy. But with more people earning advanced degrees, the job market is becoming flooded with "overqualified" workers. Is the deflated economy a good opportunity to pursue a advanced degree?
The media needs to be thoughtful about when and how emergency recordings are used. Using them for scream-value alone is to risk a valuable means of protecting public safety and endanger the privacy of victims for something that often looks like an inane attempt to turn the news into "24."
The holiday was first begun to honor those who died in the Civil War. Today, we celebrate the brave soldiers who protect the peace at home and overseas.
Are the characterstics and qualities of a great city different for ethnic minority residents?
Many of the people who have appeared on "Pepper and Friends" over the past 27 years have been more then interview subjects. And they have been a variety of characters. "We run the gamut, I think, in local community television," co-host James Mouser said.
State-sanctioned executions are the government's ultimate expression of power, and therefore newspapers bear the responsibility of shining a light on the event.
Leonard Griswell's take on geographic policing in downtown Columbia.
Internationally, this competition attracts an audience of over 100 million from more than 50 different countries.
The Special Business District and the Central Columbia Association are looking to merge into one entity — a community improvement district. Is a community improvement district a good idea for downtown? Why or why not?
Changing the law to allow motorcycle riders over the age of 21 to ride without a helmet is a step backward.
Most individual newspapers are making money, and readership is higher than ever.