Collision on I-70 Drive injures two

Three cars collided on I-70 Drive Southwest on Wednesday afternoon leaving two people with minor injuries.

Missouri S&T chancellor, John Carney III, plans to retire

John Carney III has served as chancellor since 2005.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon nominates two UM curators

With four empty seats to fill, Gov. Nixon has named two more candidates for the UM System Board of Curators.

UPDATE: Missouri House OKs drug tests for welfare recipients

The Missouri House gave first-round approval to a bill requiring welfare applicants who are suspected of using drugs to undergo drug tests before receiving benefits.

CDC estimates about 26 million Americans have diabetes.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approximates nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes — almost 1 in 12 Americans. 

Missouri Senate panel approves bill banning texting while driving

The Senate Transportation Committee also voted to repeal a law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets.

Missouri minimum wage law meets different opinions

The Missouri House Committee on International Trade and Job Creation is likely to vote on a bill to repeal the minimum wage law next week.

Study: Missouri has nation's top black homicide rate

Police officers point to a "subculture of violence" and a proliferation of guns on city streets. Nearly 86 percent of Missouri's black homicides occur in the state's most urban areas, and guns were involved in most cases.

Labrador retriever named most popular dog in US

 For two decades, Americans have been obsessed with Labs. 

TIGER TIPOFF: Bailey Gee does it all for MU women's basketball

Junior Bailey Gee played center in high school. She was recruited to play guard for the Missouri women's basketball team. Now she is a go-to bench player with the ability to play on the perimeter or in the paint.

Tweaked Gateway Arch plan includes gondolas to Illinois

The addition is part of a plan to improve the Arch's riverfront park landscape.

J. KARL MILLER: Revision of 'Huckleberry Finn' has little public approval

When does being politically correct cross the line? The revision of the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn seems like a start.

TIGER TIPOFF: Pingeton brings coaching family to Missouri women's basketball

When Robin Pingeton became the Missouri women's basketball coach in April, six members of her staff at Illinois State decided to move more than 250 miles from Bloomington-Normal to Columbia to join her with the Tigers.

DAVID ROSMAN: Cold winter doesn't mean the end of global warming

Looking at short-term weather conditions distracts from the long-forming effects of climate-change.

ANALYSIS: Obama, GOP, frame debate for 2012

Obama's 2011 State of the Union address represents an ambitious wish list for the nation.

Missouri women's basketball team defeats Kansas

A 15-0 run late in the second half gave the Missouri women's basketball team a 66-52 victory over rival Kansas on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Senate committee hears arguments for giving police control back to city of St. Louis

St. Louis is one of only two cities in the nation that does not directly control its police department.

NASCAR scraps points system for simpler version

The new straight scoring format is based on finishing position. 

Missouri lawmakers take aim at corporate franchise tax

The Missouri legislature is considering a cap to the franchise tax at $2 million, with the possibility of eliminating it. A cost estimate based on 2009 data estimates that Missouri collects more than $70 million from the tax.

Text of the GOP response to the State of the Union

Read the text of the GOP response to Obama's speech, as delivered by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. A YouTube video is attached.