Tony La Russa enjoying his encore performance

The man who went out on top last fall after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an improbable World Series championship, and now is getting a unique encore, swears he doesn't miss managing.

All-Star Game turns spotlight on Kansas City

Kansas City baseball fans haven't had much to cheer about over the years, but they're ready to celebrate Tuesday night when the MLB All-Star Game comes to town.

All-Star Game focuses on young talents Harper, Trout

Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, baseball's youthful dynamic duo, will be watched by millions Tuesday night as the All-Star Game returns to Kansas City and Kauffman Stadium for the first time since 1973.

COMMENT: NL All-Star manager Tony La Russa won't knuckle under

Fewer people than ever care who wins the All-Star Game, even with home-field advantage in the World Series hanging in the balance, but Tony La Russa still does.

Columbia, MU drop out of proposed broadband group Gig.U

After completing the first phase of the effort, the city and the university are halting participation in the second phase.

Steelman appeals to rural Missouri in Senate TV ad

The ad calls attention to a donation made by competitor John Brunner's family to an animal rights group.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Nixon, Schweich should take lead in fixing tax credit system

Missouri could be saving hundreds of millions of dollars and spending it on any number of programs if they fixed the tax credit system. The Post-Dispatch calls upon Gov. Nixon and Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich to lead the charge.

Missouri Gov. Nixon signs Kansas City 'land bank' bill

Nixon attended a signing ceremony Monday for legislation authorizing Kansas City to create a so-called "land bank."

Work to resume at damaged southeast Missouri levee

A protest to a construction bid has been deemed "without merit" by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

3 Republicans tapped for Missouri House committee posts

All three representatives, whose appointments were announced by Majority House Leader Tim Jones on Monday, face a primary or general election contest this year.

Sentencing scheduled for ex-Missouri governor, attorney

Both men pleaded guilty this spring to misusing money to make political donations.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: How about voting for a saner ballot process in Missouri?

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, should expect a fight from Republicans after creating a summary of a GOP-sponsored bill concerning health care.

Biden raising money for Missouri Sen. McCaskill

Vice President Joe Biden attended a private fundraiser Monday in Kansas City.

Missouri governor candidate gives campaign $50,000

Online campaign finance records show that Fred Sauer made the contribution last Friday.

Ex-sheriff, deputy face federal sentencing in Cape Girardeau

The pair pleaded guilty to stealing and selling evidence.

Lightning injures 5 campers in eastern Missouri

Two adults and three children sustained minor injuries Saturday when lightning struck near their campsite at St. Joe State Park.

Crews search for missing teen in Missouri River

The 18-year-old slipped into the river near Perche Creek.

Ex-Missouri governor Roger Wilson gets probation for campaign payment

Roger Wilson, a 63-year-old Democrat, pleaded guilty in April to one count of misdemeanor campaign finance fraud.