At MU's Black Culture Center last night, students gathered to watch the Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, in what they called an objective environment.
John Soper, left, and Destiny Albritton watch the presidential debate at Boone County Republican offices, Wednesday, Oct. 3.
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Sandy Patel, second from the right, watches presidential debate at Boone County GOP office in The responses of local Republican voters to last night's Presidential debate echoes what many pundits are saying nationally
The responses of local Republican voters to last night's Presidential debate echo what many pundits are saying nationally - that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came out stronger than expected. Meanwhile, Democratic supporters of President Barack Obama say the President held his ground.
Approximately 100 supporters for Romney gathered last night at the Boone County GOP office to watch the first of a series of debates between Romney and President Obama.
In the midst of the Cold War, the Army released chemicals into the air using motorized blowers atop a low-income housing high-rise and elsewhere in predominantly black areas of St. Louis.
The secret testing was exposed in the 1990s, but new research is now raising greater concern about the implications.
St. Louis sociology professor Lisa Martino-Taylor released her research last month. It was troubling enough that both U.S. senators from Missouri wrote to the secretary of the Army demanding answers, including whether radioactive testing was performed.
Kirksville residents may see some changes with water meters in the near future. The Kirksville City Council met on Monday to talk about replacing aging water meter systems.
There are about 7,000 old water meters in Kirksville. A Columbia contractor says replacing all of those meters would cost approximately $3.8 million, but would save the city $2500,000 annually. Council members are split on whether to go through with the project. City Council member Jerry Mills says he wants to see if there are costs that could be cut.