Groups drop lawsuit to get payday loan, minimum wage initiatives on Missouri ballot

Missourians for Responsible Lending and Give Missourians a Raise have dropped their lawsuit to get both a minimum wage increase and payday loan regulations on the November ballot.

St. Louis trial judge to appeal commission's recommendation to remove her from office

Associate Circuit Judge Barbara Peebles was investigated for allegedly abdicating her judicial responsibilities to her clerks, frequently showing up late and removing and destroying a court document, then trying to cover it up.

Royals mowed down by Rangers' Darvish

Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish retired the first 17 batters, Texas hit five home runs and the Rangers beat the Royals 8-4 Monday in a game that turned testy.

Mets' mistake lifts Cardinals

Andres Torres lost an apparent leadoff double in the ninth inning when he was called out for missing first base, and the Cardinals held off the Mets 5-4 Monday.

Missouri men's golfers dominate at season's first tournament

Missouri finished at 22-under par to win the 13-team Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate on Monday in Verona, N.Y.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: End ethanol mandate

Ethanol mandates contribute to higher food and fuel prices, and ethanol is not efficient to produce.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: We are living in a time of great changes for labor

As technology continues to advance, it offers a wealth of opportunity for society but also some problems.

Rock Bridge High School holds practice on Labor Day

The Bruins practiced Monday after coming off a win against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: The time is now to correct Missouri's out-of-control tax credit scheme

Gov. Jay Nixon's newly reconvened tax credit reform commission should insist on rigorous, cost-benefit analysis. Developers should have to account publicly for how they spent every taxpayer dollar.