Missouri softball team wins at Arkansas

The No. 12-ranked Tigers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 4-0 victory Wednesday over the Razorbacks.

Activists urge longer look at Missouri nuclear plant

The federal agency held a sparsely attended public meeting Wednesday afternoon in Fulton on Ameren's license renewal application for the Callaway nuclear power plant.

600 expected at Occupy the Midwest conference in St. Louis

This week's Occupy the Midwest conference in St. Louis will include at least four protests, including one against Monsanto and one against Bank of America.

Claire McCaskill, four others targeted by 60 Plus Association ads

The ads aimed at McCaskill and four other Senators say the Affordable Care Act could be problematic for Medicare recipients.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Public trust requires open government

National Sunshine Week highlights the importance of open government and demanding accountability from elected and appointed officials.

Royals' Perez to have surgery on left knee

Perez will have surgery on his left knee to repair a lateral meniscus tear. He injured his knee warming up starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez in the bullpen before a 7-5 victory Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds.

AGING AMERICA: Baby boomers find time, energy for sports of their youth

Baby boomers are exercising more to counteract the effects of getting older.

Ameren Missouri's request to renew nuclear plant license discussed in Fulton

The meetings, held by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Fulton City Hall. The Callaway nuclear plant is Missouri's only nuclear power plant. 

Columbia College softball drops first two games of conference play

The Cougars lost 1-0 and 6-2 in a doubleheader against No. 18-ranked Williams Baptist on Wednesday in Walnut Ridge, Ark.

Tourist bus crash in Switzerland kills 28, including 22 children

Authorities are still working to determine what caused the accident in the Tunnel de Geronde.

Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter plays catch, says he feels stronger

Carpenter, who went 4-0 in the playoffs last season en route to a World Series title, has been dealing with a bulging neck disk and has not yet played in any spring training games.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia Municipal Power Plant

The publicly owned power plant is operated by the city to provide not-for-profit electric service by burning coal, gas and oil.

Send-off for Missouri men's basketball team to be held Wednesday afternoon

Head coach Frank Haith will speak at 12:30 p.m. at Mizzou Arena before the Tigers — the No. 2 seed in the West — head to Omaha, Neb., to play No. 15 seed Norfolk State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.