Readers join the conversation on how effective a higher cigarette tax would be.
Chris Carpenter pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, rookie Pete Kozma delivered a three-run home run, and the defending champion Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their NL division series.
Alice Cordier is spending the year in an exchange program that allows her to teach French at La Petite Ecole and Columbia Independent School. Although she's the teacher at school, she says experiences have been learning opportunities for herself, too.
Missourian photojournalists captured scenes from the campaign trail featuring images of signs supporting a variety of candidates for state and local elections.
Alex Bermudez, who served as the director of the MU Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory for seven years, enjoyed the solitude and peace he found while fishing.
The Columbia College Cougars claimed sole possession of the top spot in the American Midwest Conference and advanced to 10-0 in the conference and 20-1 overall.
Before moving to Columbia, Bruins junior Hannah Krogman played in a national tournament with her club team from Wisconsin.
Missouri deer are being killed by a severe outbreak of hemorrhagic disease, but cold weather may be bringing the infection to an end.
Eleanor Dude of Columbia died Oct. 9, 2012. She was 92.
Alex Bermudezn of Columbia died Oct. 8, 2012. He was 55.
Residents of Saline County will vote for a county commissioner, sheriff, treasurer and out-of-state use tax.
Danny Amendola is eighth in the NFL in receptions, averaging 12.2 yards with two touchdowns. He could be out six weeks with a collarbone injury.
"The majority of the Chiefs fans are not going to cheer a player getting hurt. I think the majority of Chiefs fans support the Chiefs," coach Romeo Crennel said. "Are they frustrated? Yes, they're frustrated, just like we're frustrated."
Matt Cassel has not been cleared by doctors to participate in practice this week, so the Chiefs are planning on Brady Quinn to start Sunday at Tampa Bay. It will be the first time that he's started a game in the NFL since the 2009 season, when he was still with the Cleveland Browns.
The Fed is buying mortgage bonds to lower longer-term rates, which could spur more borrowing and spending. Consumer spending drives nearly 70 percent of economic activity.
South Carolina's Connor Shaw and Alabama's A.J. McCarron are two of the nation's most efficient passers, and they could end up meeting in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Who wins the matchup — or even the chances of such a matchup occurring — likely depends on how well their respective teams defend the pass.
The Father Tolton Catholic girls volleyball team beat visiting Southern Boone, 25-20, 15-25, 25-23 on Wednesday night.
The ads refer to Todd Akin's August remarks about women having a biological defense against pregnancy in cases of what he called "legitimate rape."
NHTSA has compiled a list of dozens of vehicle makes and models for which counterfeit air bags might be available, but the agency cautioned that the full scope of the problem isn't clear yet and the list is expected to "evolve over time."
Attorney Susan Van Note, who is awaiting trial for forging documents that lead to the death of her father, posted $1 million cash bond despite filing for bankruptcy three years ago.