From brown ales to golden pilsners to the strong trappist brews produced in monasteries, Belgian beer is enjoyed around the world.
Now, Belgium is asking the United Nations’ heritage body to add its beer-making and drinking culture to a list of traditions worth protecting, saying that brewing fosters a unified identity in a country with three official languages.
Europe’s bid to champion the “sharing economy” is being undermined in the short-term rental sector by capitals imposing petty rules such as dictating the number of coat hangers home-owners must provide, a complaint filed to the European Commission says.
COLUMBIA — In 1967, Chuck Snow and Janis Wooten met for dinner at a pizza parlor in Overland Park, Kansas.
They had gone on one previous date and had gotten along well. But she lived in Kansas City, and he attended college over 100 miles away. Then he spent a year out of the country. Four years passed until they saw each other again.
During their reunion at the pizza parlor, a balloon popped.
COLUMBIA — Sexual assault victims often don’t remember an incident in a way that seems logical. Small sensory details can stand out — the color of a poster, the design of a belt buckle — while the chronology of events or personal characteristics of the assailant might be hard to retrieve.
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Chad Haney says there are two kinds of developers — those who want a stable job in an established company with a guaranteed salary and benefits and those who are willing to trade security to work on new, exciting ideas.
From their office on West Broadway, three of Starr Properties’ leaders joke that, in May, they will have both ends of Broadway covered. They’re opening their second commercial development, Old Hawthorne Plaza, on East Broadway.
When Ron Widbin went on a mission trip to Guatemala in 2011, he realized God had other plans for him and his wife, Sally. They traded traditional retirement from their respective jobs at KMIZ-TV and Columbia Public School District for a two-room cinder block home high up in the mountains of Chichicastenango, a Guatemalan town known for its traditional Mayan culture.
Kayla Burrell, vice president of the MU Black Pre-Law Student Association, watched Mike Middleton speak during a press conference Nov. 12 in University Hall in which he was announced as UM System interim president. The UM System Board of Curators selected him three days after former President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
When junior Jonathan Segers applied for food stamp benefits in November 2014, the woman who processed his application told him he could have received benefits a year and a half earlier if he had applied then.