Republican Spence launches first ads in Missouri governor's race

Republican Dave Spence, a candidate in this year's race for Missouri governor, is launching the first round of ads in his campaign.

Kansas gambles on Weis to rebuild football program

Charlie Weis, former head coach for the Notre Dame football team, wants to turn Kansas into  a new team — a winning team.

NHL commissioner gives support for shootout

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman gave support for the overtime shootout rule during the All-Star weekend in Ottawa last weekend. The rule, which was instituted after the 2004-05 season, could potentially be changed when the current collective bargaining agreement expires this summer.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Lawmakers finally back a tax hike, but it's the wrong one

The Missouri Legislature is trying to avoid the term "tax" as it tries to find new revenue for veterans homes.

Future of Missouri Grand Prix swim meet uncertain

The Missouri Grand Prix is in the final year of a four-year contract with USA Swimming. This year's event will feature 700 participants, an event record.