More food products recalled

The latest list includes candies from Walgreens and cookies and cakes made by Kroger and sold by Gerbes and other stores. Trail mixes and protein bars are also on the list.

Lower interest rates spur mortgage refinancing

Lower interest rates are tempting homeowners to refinance. Some mid-Missourians are seeing the green in savings and, as a result, mortgage lenders are having to pick up the pace to process applicants.

ANALYSIS: Nixon's proposed budget cuts may be overstated

For starters, the governor doesn't have control over about one-quarter the jobs he wants to eliminate. On the other hand, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder may be overstating the size of the cuts he says the governor has already made.

Missouri theater group tells story of former Missouri slave

"Song of the Middle River" tells the story of a woman named Celia, who was a slave on a plantation in New Bloomfield. The play is hosted by the State Historical Society as part of the Missouri History in Performance Theater.


Window, car damaged by gunfire

Shots were apparently fired early Sunday morning.

Free FluMist vaccine still available

It's not too late in the season to fight the flu.

Black History Month celebrated with free database access

The Oxford University Press has opened the African American Studies Center database to the public for free. The database contains about 5,000 biographies, 1,750 images, plus maps, charts and multimedia.

MU College of Education joins students on Facebook

The MU College of Education uses social networking site Facebook to recruit students and connect with current students.

Columbia residents of faith celebrate Super Bowl with service, soup and socials

Twenty six organizations in Columbia participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday morning. At Christian Fellowship Church members participated in a soup competition. Others participated in service projects and watch parties for Super Bowl Sunday.

Authorities plan response to spike in mail theft

Authorities in Kansas and Missouri have received  50 to 60 reported thefts of stolen mail. Credit cards and checks are the most common stolen items.

Phelps acknowledges photo using pot pipe

Olympic great Michael Phelps acknowledged "regrettable" behavior and "bad judgment" after a photo in a British newspaper Sunday showed him inhaling from a marijuana pipe.

Which came first: the egg or the gourmet egg?

Eggs are making a comeback: From quail eggs to eggs with a greenish-blue shell, Americans are experimenting with the breakfast food like never before.