EPA's Missouri list of impaired water bodies released for comment

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a proposed list of impaired water bodies in Missouri. The list includes 11 streams and two lakes in Boone County.

Lawn care services feeling positive and negative effects from drought

Lawn care companies have to diversify to stay alive in the drought.

Humane Society offers adoptions for some animals for free

The Central Missouri Humane Society has started using creative marketing — including giving some dogs and cats away for free — to promote adoption this summer in an effort to battle capacity limits.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Extinguishing fires and honoring a fallen soldier

Last week's best images from our staff photographers captured a panoply of perspectives on life in mid-Missouri, including a farmer struggling to keep his corn crop alive and the community's patriotic tribute to a young man who died in service to his country.

Rolen's hit sends Reds to 4-2 win over Cards

The Reds' sixth straight win matched their best surge of the season, moved them a season-high 12 games over .500, and jumped them a game ahead of Pittsburgh for the NL Central lead. St. Louis fell 4½ games back.

ANALYSIS: Missouri Gov. Nixon takes no position on Medicaid expansion

Despite his former enthusiasm for expanding Medicaid coverage in Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon has avoided confirming or denying his support for the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid provisions.

Sale wins 8th straight; White Sox top Royals 2-1

Chris Sale won his eighth straight decision, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1.

Penn State report shows limits of campus crime law

Despite facing fines for noncompliance, many universities nationwide have put the Clery Act's requirements on the back burner, resulting in more dangerous environments for college students.


Kasey Kahne wins at New Hampshire, 2nd victory of season

The victory was Kasey Kahne's 14th win of his career and first since May 27 at Charlotte. Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top five.

Business schools offering PR tips to future CEOs

The Public Relations Society of America has launched a pilot project at five business schools to teach MBA students how to handle crises and preserve corporate reputations.

40 years later, debate over 'Momo' lingers

For a couple of weeks 40 years ago, tiny Louisiana, Mo., was the center of attention as people came from around the nation to help search for a Sasquatch-like creature.