UPDATE: Rural prosecutor Warren joins Missouri attorney general race

Livingston County Prosecutor Adam Warren joins Ed Martin in the Republican race for Missouri attorney general. Warren says he brings a background that he describes as "a clean kind of small town record."

Missouri state Sen. Bill Stouffer backs new 'distracted driving' charge

The measure would create a new traffic offense punishable by up to 15 days in jail and a $300 fine.

Columbia College women's basketball team wins AMC conference title

The win secures the No. 1 seed in the American Midwest Conference tournament, meaning the Cougars will host each game they play.

Missouri Senate backs limits on 'robocalls' to no-call list

Political phone calls would be exempt from the new rules, but they would have to include a statement saying which candidate or campaign paid for it.

Missouri House passes English driver's license test mandate

The bill would require all driver's license tests to be administered in English, eliminating versions that currently are printed in 11 other languages.

Panera plans more pay-what-you-want cafes

The cafes are part of the restaurant chain's effort to help feed the hungry in a dignified way. The profit goes toward local internship programs to train people at the cafes.

USPS closing Springfield, Cape Girardeau centers

The closings are part of the U.S. Postal Service's effort to cut costs by shifting more distribution responsibilities to facilities in larger cities.

Columbia College men's basketball claims AMC title

The Cougars beat Hannibal-LaGrange 86-58 on Thursday night to earn its ninth Amercian Midwest Conference regular season title.

TIMELINE: George Washington Carver

A statue is dedicated to the "Plant Doctor" in southwest Missouri. George Washington Carver is known for his work in botany, including various uses for peanuts.

Thieves break into several vehicles parked at Lambert Airport

Police recovered a van they believe was used by the thieves, who broke into 15 to 20 vehicles at Lambert Airport early Thursday.

Missourian Media Guide: Business news

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