Taco Bell fights back on beef lawsuit with ad campaign

Taco Bell is fighting back against charges that its taco filling isn't beef with full page ads in major newspapers Friday.

Park service delays plan to empty Civil War Museum

The National Park Service is considering its plan to relocate its collection out of the Wilson's Creek Civil War Museum.

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Former St. Louis city prosecutor dies after gunshot

Police are investigating Jessa Schauman's death, which has been classified as suspicious. She had also worked in Audrain County.

Missouri lawmaker disputes cost of drug testing bill

The House speaker said Republicans might challenge the cost estimate, which is $2 million according to legislative staff reports. The bill's sponsor says it should cost $500,000.

Missouri lawmakers seek money for organ donor registry

Legislation pending before a House committee seeks to boost contributions to Missouri's donor registry by adding a check-off option on state income tax forms.

TIGER TIPOFF: Rebounds key for Missouri women's basketball

The Missouri women's basketball team will need to continue its strong inside play at Iowa State on Saturday. The Tigers are 0-3 on the road in Big 12 Conference play.

Missouri auditor to change how office reports findings

Auditor Tom Schweich said he hopes the changes will help Missourians understand the conclusions of the audits.

NASA marks 25th anniversary of Challenger accident

The seven-member crew killed in the 1986 explosion was memorialized Friday morning at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

Former Missouri police officer sentenced for assaulting escorts

A former Missouri police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting and robbing four paid escorts.

Computerized system helps Sedalia man with abilities

A man experiencing the effects of post polio syndrome is using Ralph, a voice-operated computer, to help him with household tasks.

Great-grandson continues the Oz series

Roger Baum, great-grandson of Frank Baum, author of "The Wizard of Oz," continues to write the Oz series. A film based on his first book, "Dorothy of Oz," is set to release in spring 2012.