Stewart edges out Edwards to win Sprint Cup race

Carl Edwards is winless since the 2008 season finale, but he clinched a spot in the 12-man Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second-place finish. 

ANALYSIS: Carnahan touts $10 billion returned to investors

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan recently has promoted her office's role in recovering investments from Wachovia Securities and other financial institutions.

UPDATE: Woman who fell at Quinton's identified

Kelsi Poe, 19, is in critical condition at University Hospital as of 1 p.m. Sunday.

UPDATE: Finishing touches applied to Bike Boulevard mural

A crew of volunteers lead by Sandra Eccles finished work on the Bike Boulevard on Sunday. Another mural is set to be painted Saturday at Windsor and Melbourne streets; all volunteers are welcomed to join in.

Columbia group aims to control, care for feral cats

Christina McCullen, a volunteer with an organization called Spay, Neuter & Protect, cares for some of Columbia's wild cats.

Missouri's Aldon Smith recognized for defensive effort against Illinois

The Tigers' defensive end was named the defensive player of the week by The Walter Camp Football Foundation.

The Week in Comments: Benches, oil, fear and recycling

Every week, readers of offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer you a digest of some of the conversations we found most interesting.

Missouri volleyball captures another tournament title

The Tigers beat Pepperdine to win the Pepperdine Asics Challenge Tournament.

Northwestern rallies to tie Missouri soccer

Groundbreaking set for site of new Honeywell plant in Kansas City

The facility being built for Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies will employ 2,100 people and replaces the Honeywell plant at the Bannister Federal Complex. That plant produces 85 percent of the non-nuclear parts that go into a typical nuclear weapon.

Jefferson County residents fight gravel mine plan

About 400 people have signed a petition contesting the plans of John Harness III and his sister, Krista Harness, to rezone 28 acres in Jefferson County to allow them to recover and process sand and gravel.