Google Fiber could widen digital divide in Kansas City area

Places where incomes are lower seem to have little chance of getting Google's Internet service.

Missouri Farm Bureau reconsiders Akin support

The Missouri Farm Bureau is reconsidering its endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin after his comments about women being able to prevent pregnancy in cases of "legitimate rape."

WHAT OTHERS SAY: GOP convention speakers failed to offer concrete solutions

In his speech accepting the GOP nomination for the presidency, Mitt Romney tried to cozy up to those who once backed the current president and now feel disaffected and are hurting financially. But Romney, in his workmanlike speech, never presented a convincing case for how he would solve the nation’s steep challenges.

More than $500,000 missing from Missouri State bookstore

An audit found more than $500,000 missing from the university's bookstore. Mark Brixey, of Ozark, resigned as bookstore director Aug. 17.

Kansas City residents to vote on anti-nuclear measure

Anti-nuclear activists have been trying for two years to get the measure on the ballot. If passed, the measure would forbid the city from subsidizing any facilities that produce or procure parts for nuclear weapons.

Campsites at flood-damaged Missouri park reopen

Lewis and Clark State Park was swamped during the massive flooding in 2011.

St. Louis boy overcomes disease to tackle triathlon

Despite having a disease that impairs his coordination and motor abilities, 12-year-old Zach Blakemore completed Lake Saint Louis Triathlon with the help of his family.

Baby kangaroos on display at St. Louis Zoo

Zoo officials said Bexley, a 7-month-old Matschie's tree kangaroo, is in the Emerson Children's Zoo. A red kangaroo born in January is in the Red Rocks area of the St. Louis Zoo.