Obama launches re-election bid via e-mail, website

The president said he is filing paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to start a campaign some say could lead to more than $1 billion in fundraising.

Victims of Missouri plane crash identified

Three people were found dead after a plane crashed in Missouri.

MoDOT trying new coating to combat graffiti

The coating, to be used on a wall along a lane of northbound Interstate 35 near Kansas City, should make it easier to wash paint off in the future.

Find more on the search to replace Anderson on the blog

As more information on basketball coach Mike Anderson's resignation and the search for his replacement becomes available, Missourian reporters will post it on the Missourian Sports Blog.

Boone Life: Stood up in the octagon

Mixed martial artist Mike Barnett is ready to win his lightweight title. Just as soon as his opponent decides to show up.

What to know to be able to vote on Tuesday

Making sure the registered address on your voter registration card is correct can save you trouble at the polls on Tuesday.

ANALYSIS: Redistricting could bring competition

Republicans in control of a state House committee on redistricting released a proposed map this past week that reconfigures Missouri's nine existing U.S. House districts into eight based on the results of the 2010 Census.

ROSE NOLEN: Technology has taken away our time to contemplate

If we weren't so "busy" being entertained, we might have a chance at using our brain for something constructive.

MU baseball team swept in series at Texas

The Missouri baseball team was swept in its three-game series at Texas after losing 10-1 to the No. 8 Longhorns on Sunday in Austin, Texas.

MU softball team splits series at Baylor

The Missouri softball team won 6-0 over Baylor on Sunday to split a two-game series against the Bears in Waco, Texas.

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder defends stays at, costs for St. Louis-area hotels

Peter Kinder defended himself Sunday, saying he won't apologize for spending a lot of time in a city that is the economic engine of the region.

Missouri deputy quits after killing pet Chihuahua

Sheriff plans to use incident as part of training for other officers in dealing with dogs.

K. KENDALL MATHEWS: Faith strengthens us during difficulty

We don't always know what lesson God wants to teach us, but if we remain faithful, we'll learn.

High-end medical option prompts Medicare worries

An annual fee reserves a doctor's attention and care, as well as guarantees quick appointments. Some ask if such a system will attract so many doctors that those unable to pay the fee would be left without available doctors.

MU Relays give brothers first and last chance to compete in same event

The Missouri Relays on Saturday marked the first event Matt Pickerel, an MU junior, and Mark Pickerel, a senior at Rock Bridge, competed in the same sport, in the same place, at the same time.

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Muddy Folk Festival gets down with fiddles, jam session

The festival's events Saturday included a hammered dulcimer demonstration.

Missouri officials seek to offset investigation costs

One proposal calls for convicted offenders to re-imburse a city for cost of investigating the crime. Others seek lesser sentencing by making some offenses a misdemeanor with a fine and by diverting offenders to treatment programs.

MU gymnasts end season at regionals

The Missouri gymnastics team ended its season Saturday with a sixth-place finish in NCAA regional competition in Norman, Okla.

Last City Council candidate forum addresses African-American community

The four candidates for the First Ward seat addressed race relations in the central city ward.

Missouri highway signs to show Civil War sites

The Missouri Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission will be making available highway signs to point out some of the historic sites.