Saban, Alabama at top of Signing Day list again

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., there were no surprises for the national champion Crimson Tide, who had Wednesday's highest rated recruiting 

UPDATE: Missouri's 2012 football class ranks in the bottom half of the SEC

Even with the signing of Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri was not included in's final top 25 college football class rankings.



Romney gains momentum with Florida win

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Florida Republican primary, establishing himself as a front-runner as the primary process moves west.  The Missouri primary is Feb. 7, though delegates to the Republican National Convention will not be awarded until caucuses in March.

Two Missouri softball players named to preseason watch list

Senior outfielder Ashley Fleming and junior pitcher Chelsea Thomas were recognized on the watch list for Player of the Year.


Mo. officials predict primary turnout

Although the votes won't count toward the Republican National Convention, Missouri citizens are still urged to vote in next week's presidential primary.

UPDATE: Missouri senator delays workplace discrimination vote

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis County, has vowed to block a vote on legislation that would change the state's workplace discrimination laws. 

Digital textbooks challenge schools to rethink learning environment

The Obama administration pushes to swap print textbooks for their digital edition in an effort to promote interactive learning.

Dusk To Dawn 24-hour day care opens in Columbia

The day care's owners strive to emphasize education for children and accommodate parents' atypical schedules. 

Egyptian soccer fans stampede after game; 73 dead; 1,000 injured

Soccer fans rushed the field after the Port Said home team won an unexpected victory over Egypt's top squad Wednesday, setting off clashes and a stampede. It was the worst incident of soccer violence in Egypt and the deadliest worldwide since 1996.

Missouri senators scuttle nominee for economic director

The Senate appointments committee refused to vote Wednesday on confirming Jason Hall to direct the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Wednesday deadline for St. Louis dome plan

The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission has been working to put together the proposal. The agreement with the Rams calls for the dome to be among the top 25 percent of all stadiums.

SUV crashes into Fox Theatre in St. Louis after intersection collision

Two SUVs collided in front of the theater, causing one to hit the box office area, where a large display window was shattered.

Ameren Missouri files plan to resolve shoreline issue

Ameren Missouri has filed a management plan to ensure that most of the 1,600 homes along the Lake of the Ozarks shoreline in mid-Missouri are not threatened with removal for the hydroelectric project.

NCAA puts Nebraska on probation in textbooks, school supplies case

The NCAA has put Nebraska on two years' probation and agreed to a self-imposed fine of $38,000 as part of an impermissible benefits case involving textbooks and school supplies.

Missouri attorney general gets more than 22,000 no-call complaints

Many of the unwanted calls went to people's cellphones, which are not currently covered under the state no-call law.

Former SLU, Missouri State University coach Charlie Spoonhour dies

Charlie Spoonhour, the popular, homespun coach who took Saint Louis University to three NCAA tournaments behind a prolific offense, has died after battling a lung disease. He was 72.

Hearing over Missouri House districts set in Cole County

A hearing is scheduled Friday in the Cole County Circuit Court to discuss the legality of proposed Missouri House of Representatives districts.