Columbia public TV and radio stations fear public broadcasting cuts

A bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives could cut more than $400 million in federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Keep Columbia Safe to hold candidate forum

Columbia City Council candidates will participate in a forum Wednesday night, hosted by Keep Columbia Safe.

St. Louis Cardinals, Pujols fail to reach contract agreement

The nine-time All-Star player refused to renew his contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. This might be his last season with the team.

LETTER: Diversity training not the answer

A reader argues that diversity trainings would only made America more divisive.

Suspect arrested on assault and armed criminal action charges

Confusion looms over Missouri sunshine law

A report finds that there  some Missouri sheriff's departments don't have a firm grasp of public record request.

St. Louis Art Museum sues to keep mummy mask

The museum claims the U.S. government is trying to seize the mask and return it to Egypt. But the museum says it has legal rights to the mask it purchased in 1998.

Missouri bill would allow vouchers for private schools

The proposal would repeal a prohibition on public money going to religious schools. If approved by the full House and Senate, it would go on a statewide ballot.

Missouri wrestler shows unique side off the mat

Nathan McCormick's penchant for jigsaw puzzles and peacemaking may surprise his wrestling fans.

UPDATE: State bill would allow vouchers for Missouri's private schools

Parents could gain greater control over their children's education if bills proposing a voucher program or a reformatting option are approved by Missouri lawmakers.

TODAY'S QUESTION: How do you feel about President Obama's 2012 budget proposal?

President Obama released the 2012 fiscal year budget proposal, set at $3.7 trillion. It focuses on reducing the budget deficit — projected at $1.6 trillion.

COLUMN: The days the music died

The White Stripes might have ended last week, but don't despair — at least not entirely. There's a surprising new life after the death of your favorite bands. There's also righteous vindication.

John Deere's profit boosted by strong North America sales

Rising farm profits are expected to fuel continued growth for the company throughout 2011.

Commander: Army investigating assault complaints

A suit naming Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld could change the way the military handles rape and sexual assault cases in its ranks. The military has already hired dozens of additional investigators and prosecutors to assist with such cases.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Job creation key to fiscal growth in Missouri

In order to promote economic growth for Missouri, the state needs to balance a budget that creates new jobs and promotes economic growth.

Missouri hosts vocational rehab workshops

Public hearings will be led by Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation, the state agency that handles job training programs for people with disabilities.

J. KARL MILLER: Opposition to capital punishment is misdirected

A majority of Americans support the death penalty for a reason: Capital punishment is appropriately reserved for the most vicious of crimes.

UPDATE: Missouri sheriff's departments vary in response to public records request

A study done by Missouri Sunshine Coalition shows that some sheriff's departments charged various amounts for public records, while others offered them for free.

LETTER: Plenty of reasons to oppose a second nuclear reactor in Callaway County

A proposed addition to the Callaway Nuclear Power Plant may result in higher costs for consumers.