Information conflicts about processing of Missouri tax refunds

The Revenue Department says of the 1.6 million tax returns received, just 7,100 have not been processed.


Teens can earn money by choosing self-employment

Teens who can't find regular work might consider babysitting or errand-running, among other entrepreneurial jobs.

Tips for teens seeking to land that summer gig

Teens seeking summer jobs should practice interviewing and cast a wide net, among other things, experts say.

Experts give advice for laid-off 20-somethings

Twenty-somethings who have recently lost a job should consider working for free to gain valuable experience and should not let health insurance lapse, experts say.

Teter excels for Cougars softball team

Sophomore Valerie Teter is the go-to pitcher for the Columbia College softball team and one of the Cougars' best hitters.

Columbia groups plan two electricity-free events for Saturday's Earth Hour

MU, the Columbia Climate Change Coalition and Interfaith Care for Creation are sponsoring two events that will take place downtown for Columbia residents taking part in the city's second annual Earth Hour.

Company to build all-electric delivery vans in Missouri

Several companies have already signed letters of intent to buy the vehicles.

More peanut products recalled

These are the latest items recalled out of concern they might be contaminated with salmonella.

Man found guilty in fatal ambush of Missouri state trooper

The prosecution said the trooper, Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham Jr., was killed because he was investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident. The man he was focusing on, Lance Shockley, was the man accused of shooting him in the back.