Religious expert lecturing on powerful evangelicals

Michael Lindsay, assistant professor of sociology at Rice University and author of “Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite” will lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday in MU's 115 Cornell Hall.

Man run over while trying to stop thieves at Starbucks dies

A suburban St. Louis resident died from injuries sustained while trying to stop thieves who stole a tip cup at a Crestwood Starbucks.

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Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint

A pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint in north Columbia by two armed men Tuesday night.

Midwifery law reviewed by state Supreme Court

The law legalizing midwifery was stuck down in August because it was not related to health insurance, opposers of the law say. A midwives group is appealing the decision.

Biofuels to keep the price of grains high in 2008

The consumer price index for food is expected to rise an additional 3.7 percent this year.

Little changes make big differences in plants

Plants are living beings like ourselves. They are constantly absorbing, using and eliminating a variety of substances, all governed by processes ruled at the molecular level.

Police seek suspects in home invasion

Police were searching Tuesday night for two suspects in connection with a home invasion robbery.

At about 8:45 p.m., two men entered an apartment in the 2400 block of West Broadway through an unlocked door, the victims told police.