MoDot director says more funding needed for roads

In his State of Transportation speech, Pete Rahn said roads are safer but urged lawmakers to find money for more transportation projects.In his required State of Transportation speech, Pete Rahn said roads are safer but urged lawmakers to find money for more transportation projects.

MU financial services director arrested

The director of MU’s Office for Financial Success was arrested on suspicion of stealing university money, MU police said Wednesday.

McCain appeals for GOP unity; Obama claims big Super Tuesday win

Boosted by his big night, John McCain asked his loudest conservative critics Wednesday to “calm down” and support his Republican presidential candidacy, as Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton girded for more rounds of their protracted struggle for the Democratic nomination.

Super Tuesday discussion: Tell us what you think

Tuesday's voting for the Republican and Democratic nominees for president showed that the races are far from over. What do you think of the results?

McCain savors coast to coast wins; Democrats in for long fight

John McCain earned himself a super Wednesday, a day to savor coast-to-coast primary victories that ratified him as the Republican front-runner, while Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama dug in after a night of divided spoils in a Democratic presidential contest that could stretch to the spring.

Barack Obama wins state, Boone County

Boone County gave Sen. Barack Obama a clear win in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary, but the state result was so close it ensures an almost even split of the delegates for Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton. Obama had about a one percentage point lead.

48 percent of Boone County voters turn out for primary, choose Romney, Obama

Boone County residents who voted in the presidential primary on Tuesday differed overall with those statewide, picking Barack Obama as their overwhelming favorite for the Democratic nomination and Mitt Romney as the most popular Republican in the race.

McCain wins state, but Romney wins over Boone County voters

Boone County results put former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney ahead over Arizona Sen. John McCain. But McCain won the state's 58 delegates.

Libertarians come out in low numbers, look past primary

Libertarian voters were few and far between on presidential primary day in Boone County, but after the dust settled and most of the votes were counted, Wayne Root was the local winner with seven votes.