UPDATE: 1 dead, 6 injured in 2 incidents at Fort Leonard Wood

The fort said Thursday that Louis Stallings, 45, of Atoka, Okla., was killed and three people were injured Wednesday while doing maintenance work on a railroad spur on Fort Leonard Wood.

Missouri officials seek fix for school funding formula

Missouri lawmakers had said addressing the underfunded school formula was a priority but could not reach agreement about possible changes before adjourning last month.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Pro football's future clouds up in St. Louis

The Rams, one of the National Football League’s worst teams, just stuck their hands out for a reported $700 million worth of improvements at the Edward Jones Dome. Taxpayer funds would cover much of those costs.

Missouri law makes college credit easier to transfer

Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation requiring public colleges to formulate by July 2014 a core of 25 lower-level courses for which credit hours can be transferred among all public institutions.

15 tornado sirens coming to central Missouri

Cole County officials had proposed 22 places for new sirens to cover the most people outside of Jefferson City, and county commissioners selected 15 of those places.

Missouri panel taking applications for Supreme Court

The Appellate Judicial Commission said Wednesday it will accept applications through July 13.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Outgoing Judge Price acts to affirm court plan

The resigning Supreme Court justice is opposed to proposals to change Missouri's judicial appointment plan.

Vigil remembers 3 Missouri women missing 20 years

Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams said police are still working to solve the case. The women disappeared on June 7, 1992.

28 foals born at ranch for Budweiser Clydesdales this year

The foaling season is now over at Warm Springs Ranch near Boonville, the breeding facility for Budweiser Clydesdales.

Texas firm to pay millions in Medicare fraud case

The settlement is part of the federal government's ongoing nationwide crackdown on Medicare fraud that is thought to cost taxpayers between $60 billion and $90 billion each year.

UPDATE: Romney: Fixing US economy a moral imperative

Casting the need to fix the U.S. economy as a moral imperative, Romney said free enterprise ideas and less government intrusion would help spur a rebound.

Mark Twain Lake recreation area reopening after 2008 flooding

Repair work continues, but the Army Corps of Engineers says the dam and downstream channel have been repaired through a $5.9 million project funded with federal stimulus money.

Attorneys for Missouri death row inmates raise concerns over propofol

Death row attorneys are citing concerns over the state's new one-drug lethal injection method as among the reasons why the executions should not proceed.

Romney: US not meeting commitment to fight poverty

In strong language, presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that President Barack Obama lacked the experience to win election in 2008 and has proved he doesn't deserve a second term.

3 soldiers injured in training accident at Fort Leonard Wood

The soldiers were hospitalized with injuries that are serious but not considered life-threatening.