Springfield crime lab expected to be complete next month

A new state crime lab under construction in Springfield is expected to be complete by mid-November.

Kansas City Star editorial endorses Obama for president

The editorial board of the Kansas City Star published a "Barack Obama for president" opinion page Saturday, calling the democratic candidate "the right person to lead the country forward."

MU runners compete in Indiana

The Tigers' men's team was 19th and the women's team was 29th Saturday at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.

MU tennis players excel

Four Missouri tennis players advanced to championship matches at the New Mexico Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M.

Cougars volleyball splits matches

The Columbia College volleyball team split its two matches Saturday at the Lindenwood University Classic in St. Louis.

Kansas mine cleanup may begin next month

The EPA has hired a Texas company to excavate 2.2 million cubic yards of surface mine waste in Kansas.

In Ozarks, Obama caricature creates a storm

Thanks to a prominent highway sign depicting a turban-wearing, cartoon caricature of "Barack Hussein Obama," a very public conversation on race, religion, politics and free speech has dominated West Plains.

Post-Dispatch endorses Nixon

The St. Louis Post Dispatch editorial board has announced its support of the Missouri attorney general who is the Democratic candidate for governor, citing a need for stronger reform than his opponent, U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof, has offered.