Bittle redeems himself for Rock Bridge baseball team

After struggling early Rock Bridge senior third baseman Travis Bittle claimed the winning hit in the seventh inning of the Bruins' 8-2 victory Wednesday over visiting Eureka.

Missouri Supreme Court reviews Aquila-Great Plains deal

The Missouri Supreme Court is deciding whether state utility regulators may have improperly handled the 2008 buyout of Aquila Inc. by Great Plains Energy Inc.,

No driver's licenses available Saturday in Missouri

A scheduled computer upgrade will prevent local license offices from processing requests for new driver's licenses.

Strong defense, penalty kick lift Rock Bridge girls' soccer

Carmen Boessen scored the Bruins' only goal.

Japan disaster set to be world's costliest

The country's government estimates cost of the disaster could pass $300 billion, which would far exceed damages from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. 

Inside information aided in St. Louis ATM Solutions heist

Myron Kimble, who pleaded guilty to a robbery at ATM Solutions in St. Louis, said an ex-employee with inside information aided the heist.

Creating blue-collar jobs is the answer to our troubles

Mike Matthes has a change to start off his term with a bang. Why not help the future of Columbia by trying to create more blue-collar jobs, and take advantage of what Columbia has to offer?

J. KARL MILLER: Facts get lost in Wisconsin union circus

When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed restricting certain union employees' collective bargaining rights and requiring they contribute to their retirement and health benefits, as is done in the private sector, a circus atmosphere materialized.

UPDATE: MU research fellow found dead

Norman "Paul" Nolen was found dead in his car Wednesday. Nolen was a research fellow in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.