There were only 974 traffic fatalities in 2007, surpassing the Missouri Department of Transportation's goal of having fewer than 1,000 by 2008.
Sen. Claire McCaskill endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Sunday, saying his vitality and freshness as a leader overcame her desire to support the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton.
People have known about Vernon County oil for years, but now that prices are hovering between $90 and $100 a barrel, the area’s thick crude has become more attractive to companies looking to drill wells.
Gov. Matt Blunt, known for his reputation as a fiscal conservative, has recently proposed many millions of dollars in spending beyond the current budget.
Columbia’s utility customer billing and service, cash collection and business license operations have moved from the office at Eighth Street and Broadway to the Daniel Boone Building as part of City Hall’s renovation and expansion.
Foreign journalists working and covering Pakistan say the Bush administration needs to come to a better grip with what the Pakistani people think is in their interest.
Missouri's win Saturday must have been special for the Tigers' Marshall Brown and Jason Horton, who grew up in Texas. They have looked up at the Longhorns in the Big 12 standings in each of the past three men’s basketball seasons.
Since his first press conference of the year, Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson has been talking about how deep his team is. In Saturday 's victory over No. 12 Texas, the Tigers showed what their coach has been talking about.
Clutch shooting and tough defense secured Missouri's victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, giving the Tigers' their first win in Big 12 Conference play this season.
Victories in the final events boosted both the Tigers' men's and women's swimming teams Saturday in a three-team home meet.