Last Friday, more than a hundred would-be entrepreneurs got together for an annual event called Startup Weekend. The fast paced, company building workshop brings big ideas down to earth in just 54 hours. 125 participants with laptop and smartphones gather to build small, lean companies that might grow into something much bigger.
Hundreds of Iranian men took to the streets of Tehran on Wednesday to demonstrate their anger over Iran’s collapsing currency and deteriorating economic conditions. The chanting protesters marched to a major market area, where riot police had attacked suspected black-market currency traders.
The Jefferson City Council is considering a new noise ordinance. The city’s current noise ordinance doesn’t have a decibel level limit, so the new ordinance would make it clear to residents and businesses if they’re in violation.
MU's student newspaper, The Maneater, reports that Dorial Green-Beckham, the country's number one recruit, was arrested for possession of marijuana Wednesday night. The team spokesman told reporters that Green-Beckham and teammates would be penalized one game.
Freshman receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 recruit in the nation, along with two other Missouri football players were arrested on drug charges Wednesday night. Green-Beckham, freshman linebacker Torey Boozer and freshman receiver Levi Copelin were arrested just before midnight on charges of possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, according to MU Police Department records.
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.