John Brunner gets U.S. Chamber endorsement for Senate

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said they are backing Brunner because of his private-sector experience in cutting spending and balancing a budget.

Missouri wrestler receives Wilma Rudolph Award

Missouri sophomore wrestler Kyle Bradley was honored by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.

Senate seeks to halt closing of rural post offices

The Senate moved Tuesday to impose new restrictions on the closing of rural post offices. New restrictions would prevent the closing of post offices in areas with fewer than 50,000 people for at least a year, unless there is no community opposition. 

John L. Smith introduced as new Arkansas football head coach

The 63-year-old Smith was an assistant for Arkansas the past three seasons under Bobby Petrino.

US new-home sales down 7 percent in March

The fall in sales comes after a 7.3 percent increase in sales in February.

GUEST COMMENTARY: The war on mommies

Social policy in the U.S. provides little benefit to either working or stay-at-home mothers.

Illinois man accused of throwing firebomb at St. Louis federal building

Jeremiah McGee, 33, has been charged with attempted destruction of U.S. property by fire or explosion, after a guard reportedly saw him throw a firebomb at the Robert Y. Young Federal Building in St. Louis.

Jackson County circuit judge confirmed for federal bench

The U.S. Senate confirmed Jackson County Circuit Judge Brain C. Wimes' appointment to the Missouri federal bench on Monday.


Two Missouri schools win 'green ribbon' designation

Crossroads College Preparatory School and The College School, both in St. Louis, were among 78 schools awarded nationwide.