Six more bodies recovered from Warren Funeral Chapel

Attorney General Jay Nixon has asked Boone County Circuit Court to close Warren Funeral Chapel, 12 E. Ash St.

Around noon Friday, the attorney for the Warrens contacted state investigators and informed them of the remains, a news release from the police department said.


The Boone County Clerk's office expects about 32,000 voters to cast the ballots Tuesday that will determine who will move on to November's general election.

Fewer Columbia schools meet MAP standards

The 2008 Missouri Assessment Program test results are being released to the public today. Only three of 28 Columbia schools met the Adequate Yearly Progress goal compared to 14 in 2007.

Man arrested on two felony counts of drug possession

Police say they searched Mark Willadsen's apartment and found Ecstasy pills, marijuana and $1,600.

Anheuser-Busch laptops stolen; staff info taken, too

All the personal information was password-protected and encrypted, the company said, but it would not say how many people are affected or when the theft occured.

Va. company sues to block Mo.'s limit on fees for records

The company was hired to overhaul Missouri's computer system for driver's license and motor vehicle records and was supposed to get $1 from the sale of every record before lawmakers limited the price to one-half of a cent for bulk orders.

Water level decreases at Mark Twain Lake, but flooding still possible

Mo. chamber group promotes biosciences in Kansas politics

The Life Sciences Fund of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's political action committee has become a significant financial player in Kansas politics in recent months.

Letter: Cande Iveson has experience needed for state legislature

Her history of advocacy for family and children's issues makes her a strong candidate for 23rd District state representative

Company reaches settlement over obtrusive telemarketing practices in Missouri

A Michigan firm reached a $100,000 settlement with the state attorney general's office over consumer protection lawsuit.

UPDATE: Less than one-third of Missouri voters likely to go to polls Tuesday

Knox County will likely have the highest turnout; Butler County, the lowest.

Missouri middle schoolers improve MAP scores

Both their math and reading scores improved in the state's public schools. But more districts and schools failed to meet "adequate yearly progress" goals, though state education officials said that was because requirements were more stringent under federal law.

Commission candidates offer different views on planning, zoning

Sullivan says master plan should be more specific and ensure rural character; Miller says county can't tell developers how to use their land.

New executive director starts at Heart of Missouri United Way

Connie Benton Wolfe, an Iowa native, started Friday. She was hired after the former executive director moved to St. Louis in February.

Letter: Candidate tells how zoning can help Boone County

Southern Boone County commissioner candidate explains the difference between up-zoning and down-zoning and how it is important to Boone County.

Becking family receives community support

Family and friends have been helping the family of Sarah Elizabeth Messer Becking, who died July 7 after battling cancer for two years, by providing food and taking the children places.

Vice presidential hopeful was once a Tiger

Tim Kaine, whose name has made national news this week as a person of interest in Barack Obama's search for a running mate, graduated from MU in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in economics.

25th District candidates share why they're best for the job

Candidates Bob Pund, Sean Spence, Mary Still and Ryan Asbridge discuss their backgrounds and why they're running.

Economic conditions improve slightly in Midwest

Scooting away from ordinary automobiles

In August, Mid America Harley-Davidson is planning on opening a scooter store downtown at 823 E. Broadway.