Rock Bridge girls basketball team wins tournament opener

The Bruins defeated Lee’s Summit West 67-52 at the State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational on Tuesday night.

Southwest Missouri midwife case draws scrutiny to state laws

Tax credits to finance new arena at Missouri State Fair

The Missouri Development Finance Board's decision marks just the second time in the 25-year history of its tax credit program that it has provided aid for a state-owned and operated project.

More discipline problems for Iowa football team

Suspended starting Iowa running back Adam Robinson was charged with possession of marijuana Monday night.

Woman missing since Dec. 20 found dead in car

KTVI-TV reports that police found the body of 26-year-old Jessica Eberhardt of High Ridge about 3 a.m. Tuesday in Arnold.

All new first-class stamps will be 'forever'

The U.S. Postal Service's new plan is designed to help customers cope with postage increases. The service is seeking a 2-cent increase in the standard letter rate.

Obama expected to name new top advisor in early January

The replacement for departing National Economic Council director Lawrence Summers will largely influence the administration's efforts to help reduce unemployment and improve the economy.

Two cheerleaders sue Missouri school over discipline

The cheerleaders, who are not identified in the lawsuit, allege their constitutional rights were violated by the Seneca school district when they were taken off the squad.

FDA warns against sprouts from Urbana organic farm

An FDA investigation into an outbreak of salmonella infections suggests a link to the farm's alfalfa sprouts in sandwiches from Jimmy John's restaurants.

ROSE NOLEN: Education is the cornerstone of society

We are not taking full advantage of the public education system we have, so we are not adequately training tomorrow's leaders. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama's tax deal will hurt Social Security

The tax deal ends the Making Work Pay program, which was targeted at the middle class, and replaces it with the Payroll Tax Holiday, which favors the rich. 

Insight Bowl opponents showing mutual respect

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said once his players began watching film of Iowa, it didn’t take them long to realize what a talented team the Hawkeyes are.

Missouri basketball team quiets Silas to give Anderson 100 wins

The Missouri men's basketball team held one of the nation's leading scorers to eight points, defeating Northern Illinois 97-61 to give coach Mike Anderson his 100th win with the Tigers. 

Richards plans to run for First Ward City Council seat

Mitch Richards' interest in city government was piqued when he participated in last spring's campaign to oppose security cameras downtown.

Volunteers make Tempe bowl games possible

This year, Tempe, Ariz., is hosting three bowl games: the Insight Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl and the national championship game. The football games set to take place this week are a tiny fraction of everything else that surrounds the bowl games.


Missouri football team makes most of month-long break

In the time between MU's last game and the Insight Bowl, the Tigers players nursing injuries got a much needed break, while some of the younger players got a chance to play a bigger role.  

Missouri football hopes that lessons are learned

Missouri players are looking at Tuesday's Insight Bowl with the lessons of the past year in mind.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Rational approach needed to fix Prop B

A reasonable solution is needed to address Missouri's puppy-mill problem while at the same time protecting ethical breeders.

Iowa football team endures tough month

The Hawkeyes hope to rise above a tough month with a good showing in Tuesday's Insight Bowl.

Missouri football players happy to be away on Christmas

The Missouri football team woke up early on Christmas morning, but not to open presents. Instead the players headed outside to practice for Tuesday's Insight Bowl.