GUEST COMMENTARY: Energy production must move away from private sector

Energy generators under private control have damaged parts of the world as companies reap the financial rewards of ownership.

UPDATE: Obama, Republican leaders in Congress reach debt deal

President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached agreement on a compromise to permit vital U.S. borrowing by the Treasury in exchange for more than $2 trillion in spending cuts.

ANALYSIS: Nixon pitches jobs package — but is it his plan?

Missouri Republicans and Democrats vied to take credit for the state tax credit overhaul as jobs and the economy become the primary concerns in the November 2012 elections.

MSU residence hall to blend into historic Springfield neighborhood

The proposed 300-bed building will have a contemporary interior design, but its facade will fit into the historic district.

Columbia companies set to launch 4G service in August

Two local partner companies will launch a 4G wireless Internet service in Columbia on Aug. 15. The service will be available with limited coverage in the city and Ashland.

Democrats, Republicans 'really close' to debt deal, McConnell says

No compromise had been sealed Sunday, just two days before a deadline to raise the federal debt limit and enable the government to keep paying its bills.