Tax break proposed for hybrid buyers

A tax incentive of $2,000 or 10 percent of the vehicle’s price, whichever is the lower number, was given preliminary approval Monday for cars produced in the U.S.

Biodiesel-blend bill granted initial approval

The proposed legislation would require a 5-percent biodiesel blend for most fuel sold in Missouri. Missouri corn and soybean producers said the idea would improve the environment and reduce the dependency on foreign oil.

Futile fight over MKT bridge rages on under Nixon

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld the ruling that the MKT bridge belongs to Union Pacific Railroad, who is in charge of removing it ­­­­­­— much to the ire of Jay Nixon.

Sprint Center fire shouldn't affect Big 12 Tournament

A heating element on a ceiling that dropped onto roofing material started a fire at around 6 a.m., The Kansas City Star reported.