Jim Dyke attributed a quote in a recent cartoon to Thomas Jefferson (Feb 16). It demeaned the poor. If you fact-check the quote, you will find it is not attributed to Jefferson by any reliable source.
“Is plastic okay?” The question about grocery bags is heard by shoppers at checkout lines and now is being considered by state lawmakers.
A University of Missouri-commissioned report says the school’s student union is in need of renovations after parts of the building were found to be in poor condition.
A Jefferson City teenager has proposed a bill to expand gifted education in Missouri, which he hopes state lawmakers will pick up and embrace as their own.
A safer, larger and more efficient space will allow the California High School FFA program to better meet the needs of its continuously-increasing enrollment.
Missouri government cannot make any payments to the California-based Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) because it is “an unlawful interstate compact to which the U.S. Congress has never consented,” Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green ruled Tuesday.
Nearly everyone agrees that, when it comes to sentencing teens convicted of first-degree murder, Missouri’s sentencing law is unconstitutional, because of a couple of U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
It was a quick hearing Tuesday morning, when Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, presented his proposed resolution telling Attorney General Chris Koster to join in Texas’ lawsuit against the implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive order.
An altercation near New Bloomfield resulted in an arrest for assault and armed criminal action for a local resident.
Charges of aiding and abetting against a Columbia man in a non-fatal shooting in Jefferson City last December have been dismissed.
Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a Columbia art dealer in exchange for $10,000, a car and a gun.
The Missouri State Museum will present the program “Rural Life” as part of its ongoing “Museum after Hours” series on March 4.
It’s a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.
Law enforcement leaders from around the state voiced support Tuesday for proposals to update Missouri’s deadly force law after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a Ferguson police officer sparked national protests.
All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won’t do you any favors if you’re trying to buy or sell a house.
An 18-month-old boy has died of measles in Berlin, the first known death in an outbreak of the disease that has seen more than 570 cases in the German capital since October.
Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun.
A Seattle missionary described by friends as courageous, tenacious and passionate about helping the people of Nigeria has been abducted from a school in the violence-torn African nation, her church says.
A total of 58 area players were named Academic All-State recently by the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association.
An Alabama judge agreed with prosecutors Tuesday and limited medical testimony about a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly run to death by her grandmother.