More deaths could be linked to listeria outbreak

Health officials in Missouri are reportedly looking into whether listeria linked to the cantaloupe outbreak is to blame for the death of an elderly person in Greene County.

Appeals court gets Arkansas schools desegregation case

The state pays about $70 million a year under a settlement designed to help three districts racially balance their schools.

UPDATE: Oklahoma, Texas board of regents clears path to leave the Big 12

The University of Oklahoma's board of regents voted unanimously to give university President David Boren the power to choose a new conference. The University of Texas board also voted to give President Bill Powers the same authority to explore other conference options.

City Council scheduled to vote on proposed budget

Months of work on the $430 million city budget for fiscal 2012 are scheduled to come to a close Monday after the City Council holds a final public hearing on the spending plan.

Callaway County nuclear power plant has brief alert

A refrigerant leak caused an alert at the plant on Sunday, but officials said no dangerous radioactive material was released.