Contention, confusion common at Missouri Republican caucuses

Saturday, March 17, 2012 | 7:43 p.m. CDT; updated 10:19 p.m. CDT, Saturday, March 17, 2012

TOWN AND COUNTRY — Contention and confusion marred various Republican caucuses in Missouri on Saturday, and one meeting was abruptly shut down, as impassioned supporters of Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul battled for an edge in the state's complicated delegate selection process.