GOP committee seeks nominations for Ed Robb Award

Nominations are being sought for an award honoring former Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ed Robb, who died in September.

UPDATE: Mitt Romney celebrates GOP win in Iowa

The former Massachusetts governor was declared the winner in the week hours Wednesday, by just eight votes.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: State tax credit data

State tax credit data lets you can find out which businesses are receiving tax credits from the state.

Akin's son to manage campaign for Senate in Missouri

Several staffers have departed since December, but aides for U.S. Rep Todd Akin say the exodus is no indication of trouble or turmoil in the Senate campaign; it's simply a move to get ready for the new year.

Former economic development director named to Missouri Technology Corp..

Gov. Jay Nixon announced that David Kerr, who stepped down from his previous post at the start of this year, will join Technology Corp.

Rock Bridge girls basketball wins at Nerinx Hall

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Nerinx Hall 64-36 on Wednesday night in Webster Groves to improve to 9-3.

Bonnie and Clyde guns to be auctioned in Missouri

The weapons — a .45-caliber , fully automatic Thompson submachine gun — better known as a Tommy gun — and 1897 Winchester 12-gauge shotgun — are owned by the great-grandchildren of a Tulsa, Okla., police detective who was given them by a police officer involved in an April 13, 1933, raid.

Missouri soldier's name misspelled on Vietnam Memorial

Two men from his unit in Vietnam, along with Stephen Phillips' son, have been trying to set the record straight.

Family witnessed Missouri woman's fatal Maui fall

Susan Stephens of Chesterfield was in Maui with her three daughters and husband to celebrate his 50th birthday when she fell from a Maui waterfall.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Say goodbye to Iowa and hello to Missouri in 2016

A rotating regional primary system would better serve the nation and better reflect the population.

St. Louis Zoo tops 3 million visitors

The attendance didn't break the 2009 record of 3.1 million visitors, however.

Missouri men's basketball rides selfless shooting to lopsided win

English led the No. 7 Missouri men's basketball team with 23 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday night' 87-49 victory over Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference opener at Mizzou Arena. He said most of his success was a result of his teammates.

Columbia City Council upholds rent abatement provisions at mobile home parks

The abatement now applies to future rental contracts after the original provision in a November ordinance was challenged by Third Ward Councilman Gary Kespohl.

New owner turns historic Guitar Mansion into graceful home again

The Guitar Mansion changed hands several times over the years until Elena Vega and Pat Westhoff  bought it, restored the building's utilities and moved in last January. The couple has made several changes while trying to preserve its historical elements.

Steals add spice to Missouri men's basketball's win over Oklahoma

Marcus Denmon's first-half steal and dunk against Oklahoma sent the crowd into a frenzy, but steals won't come quite as easily as they once have now that Missouri has entered conference play.

Hickman, Rock Bridge pioneer athletics marketing in Missouri high schools

Kelly Press, a division of Kelly Sports Properties, has been providing professional marketing guidance to Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools since March to raise additional funds for athletics programs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri stays undefeated with win over Oklahoma

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Oklahoma 87-49 in its first Big 12 conference game Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. The game was sold out.

City Council discusses priority snow removal plan for next winter

The city will send a survey to neighborhood associations later this month to determine interest in a plan granting snow plow priority to neighborhood associations that prohibit on-street parking during a large snowstorm.

City Council removes age from discrimination protections as unintended consequences arise

A month after age was added as a protected category from discrimination, it was removed Tuesday night by the Columbia City Council. City staff said the protection affected city activities in unexpected ways.

Agricultural organizations donate Blessing Bags to the Rainbow House

The Rainbow House received 30 in-kind donations from the Missouri Beef Industry Council, Missouri Cattlemen's Association, Missouri's Cattlemen Foundation and Missouri Cattlewomen's Association.