Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is preparing to sign legislation intended to help more military veterans receive on-the-job training for private-sector employment.
Health for the LGBT, or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender population is expected to become a focus of the MU Medical School.
Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling, upholding the federal health law, has provided more clarity to the region and country.
For the first time since July 2009 a gauge of how U.S. manufacturers are doing is signalling shrinkage in the factory sector.
The Institute for Supply Management says its June "PMI" index stood at 49.7, down from 53.5 and the first time in nearly three years that it wasn't above 50 — the line between growth in manufacturing (an above 50 reading) and contraction (below 50).
A subcategory of ISM's report — its measure of new orders — also fell below 50, to 47.8.
Columbia Police and union officials are looking into claims that topless waitresses participated in a recent union fundraiser.
Our early headlines:
-- No Power? No A.C.? You Don't Have To Tell Us About It (But We Hope You Do).
-- Finally, 'Some Good News' About Colorado Springs Wildfire.
Today Paul Pepper talks to DEBBIE SORRELL from the Columbia Fire Department. Fireworks safety, burning in dry conditions and overall fire safety are the topics covered. Also, LAUREN STRAIN promotes Fashion with Compassion Grab Bag Event.
Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 5:35 pm
We learned a new word on Saturday, thanks to Korva's post about the devastating storm that has left millions without power from Ohio east through the mid-Atlantic states:
Triple-digit temperatures with heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue today, throughout much of the state.