College payday: presidents’ salaries up last year

At least one person on campus has done OK as the economy has declined: Public university presidents’ salaries climbed 7.6 percent last year.

Pujols tops NL MVP list

Despite an elbow injury and lack of playoff season, St. Louis Carindal Albert Pujols won his second NL MVP award on Monday. World Series champion Phillies star Ryan Howard came in second.

TiVo adds new option for pizza delivery

TiVo users will now be able to order Domino's Pizza from their TV set and enjoy their meal within about 30 minutes.

SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading

In 2004, Cuban owned 6.3 percent of's stock. When Cuban allegedly received confidential information that indicated's stock value would decrease, he sold off his 600,000 shares and avoided a $750,000 loss, according to the suit brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Plant closing leaves Pike County school district's future uncertain

The Clopton Pike County R-3 school district is bracing itself for a tax revenue loss when Holcim Inc. shuts down its cement plant north of Clarksville early next year.

Hunters discover 600-pound container, authorities believe it contains human remains

The container was found in Laclede County over the weekend, and an autopsy will be conducted.

Veterans groups seek help for injured eastern Missouri soldier

Glenn Barker, who suffered a brain injury while serving in Iraq and whose son was killed earlier this year in a vehicular accident, is unable to return to his home because of flood damage from burst pipes. The "Heroes to Hometown" program is trying to raise $63,000 to help Barker get a roof over his head.

Nine recruits to graduate from Columbia Fire Department Basic Recruit School

After 11 weeks of training, the future fire fighters are graduating on Tuesday and will start working for either the Columbia Fire Department or the Sedalia Fire Department.