Travel discouraged in southeast Missouri

The National Weather Service placed 13 counties from the Bootheel to north of Cape Girardeau under a blizzard warning from Tuesday night to midday Wednesday.

Columbia teenager uses social media to raise money for ill parents

Through an online crowd-funding platform, 15-year-old Jodie Bappe was able to inspire people to donate more than $8,000 to help her family get through a tough financial situation.

Don't be fooled by January pay — higher taxes loom

As lawmakers in Washington try to reach a deal to prevent "fiscal cliff" tax increases and spending cuts, the IRS has delayed releasing income tax withholding tables for 2013.

Little time to celebrate for Missouri men's basketball team

The Tigers will need to play with the same intensity and focus they used against Illinois when they travel to play UCLA on Friday in Westwood, Calif.

Akin's gaffe tops busy year in Missouri news

Akin's ranking was no small feat in a year in which his headlines received competition from drought, the state's opposition to health care reform and a record lottery winner.

ROSE NOLEN: History shows that people continue push to secede

Allowing people who want to secede could help the country make up years of progress just by not having to listen to the negativism these people espouse.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York's Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. It has since become history's most reprinted newspaper editorial.