FACT CHECK: Say what? As campaign heats up, campaign pronouncements become odd

Both Republican and Democratic politicians are saying some odd, far-reaching things these days. 

St. Louis suburb expands discrimination ordinance

The measure would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Blackhawks' Keith suspended 5 games for elbowing Vancouver's Sedin in head

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was suspended for five games without pay by the NHL on Friday for elbowing Vancouver star Daniel Sedin in the head during Wednesday's game. The suspension will cost him $149,688. 

Saints coach Sean Payton takes responsibility for bounty system

Sean Payton apologized Friday for the bounty system under which Saints players were offered payouts for big hits on opponents, saying he takes "full responsibility" for the program that operated for three years under his watch.

Missouri GOP reschedules St. Charles County caucus after raucous first go-around

The Missouri Republican party has rescheduled St. Charles County's caucus for 7 p.m. April 10.

Joplin schools brace for storm season

Weather School presentations were given at eight Joplin schools as the city prepares for another storm season.

Report lists Mississippi as nation's second-most polluted river

According to the report, 12 million pounds of toxins were dumped into the Mississippi in 2010.

Nixon appoints former deputy attorney general, banker to Missouri Ethics Commission

If confirmed by the Senate, appointees John Munich and William Stoltz would serve until March 2016.

Federal grants available to fund outdoor recreation projects

The grants, which Missouri officials said will total about $600,000, can be used to develop or renovate outdoor facilities or buy land for new parks.