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Missouri House endorses English-only driver's tests

The Missouri House on Monday voted 91-59 in favor of legislation that would require driver's license tests to be administered only in English.

Former Cardinal Pujols reports to Angels' training camp

The slugger earned a petty fine on his first day when his cellphone rang in the clubhouse during manager Mike Scioscia's first team meeting.

Missouri women's golf ties for second at Claud Jacobs Challenge

The team finished tied with the Iowa Hawkeyes, shooting 70-over-par as a team. Kate Gallagher led the way for the Tigers, finishing in 14th place.

Missouri outfielder Opel wins Big 12 Player of the Week

UPDATE: Missouri Republican presidential caucus dates will vary next month

This is the first time since 1996 that Missouri Republicans have used a caucus to award presidential delegates. The state held a primary Feb. 7, but the results were not binding for Republicans.

UPDATE: Some Joplin residents wonder where donations went

Amid a vote on a $62 million bond issue to rebuild destroyed and damaged schools in Joplin, many wonder where donations to the district went.

Broxton hopes to rediscover overpowering stuff with Royals

Kansas City's bullpen is crowded as spring training starts.

Some Missouri senators concerned about sex abuse bill

The bill would require anyone 18 or older who witnessed child sex abuse to report it to police. Similar bills are being considered in at least 12 states.

Legislation would punish Missouri's evicted tenants who won't leave

The proposed legislation would make it a misdemeanor to fail to leave rental property within 10 days of a court judgment.

Cardinals' former 20-game winner Wainwright thinks he's back

St. Louis' ace enters spring training with optimism, calling last year a "speed bump."

Missouri Senate endorses expansion of term limits

Kansas City airport displays photo exhibit of fallen Missouri soldiers

The exhibit, which honors those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, will run through Friday.

Washington University geochemist criticizes Weldon Spring radiation report

Although the state report concluded that residents in five nearby ZIP codes don't have a higher risk of developing leukemia, critics said it might be based on diluted data.

Kansas City Zoo to investigate how gorillas escaped enclosed exhibit

Two western lowland gorillas got into a zookeeper area from their exhibit Sunday. Zoo officials said visitors were never in danger.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Criticism of welfare programs focused on wrong recipients

Research performed by the New York Times and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows the middle class actually receives the majority of government aid, not the lower class, as many assume.

Pujols' example hardens Molina's negotiating stance with Cardinals

The catcher is entering the final year of his contract, and he's seeking a long-term extension.

Large proposed Joplin bond issue leaves some residents questioning donations

Superintendent C.J. Huff said the money the school district has received in donations is not enough to fund the repairs and rebuilding made necessary by the May tornado.

Ex-Brave Linebrink recalls team's collapse last season

The reliever is now one of nine pitchers competing for seven spots with St. Louis.

UPDATE: MU tuition will go up 3 percent for in-state undergrads

The tuition increases approved Monday by the University of Missouri System Board of Curators are lower than Missouri Students Association leaders had expected.

Columbia police say dangerous rash of shootings is gang-related

Only one person has been injured so far in the "unprecedented" rash of shots fired incidents. But Police Chief Ken Burton said that if the public doesn't act, the violence could become deadly.

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