Columbia College runners place at Central Missouri relays

Cody Gorham and Devin Sander placed third and fourth in the men's 1,600-meter run at the Central Missouri Mule Relays. Emily Shultz and Julia Collins also finished eighth and ninth in the women's 1,600-meter run for the Cougars. 

Max Scherzer agrees to $6.7 million, 1-year deal with Detroit Tigers

Scherzer, a former Missouri student athlete, was 16-7 last season with a 3.74 and struck out 231, a total that trailed only teammate Justin Verlander. He was 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA in the postseason, helping Detroit reach the World Series.

Missouri governor wants to shift duties in three agencies

The changes would take effect Aug. 28, unless the legislature rejects them within 60 days of receiving the notification from Gov. Jay Nixon.

UPDATE: Uncertainty over home dome remains for Rams

An attorney at the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission said it is "unlikely" the CVC will try to implement the Rams' plan.

Missouri Senate panel to hold hearing on tax credits

The Senate Appropriations Committee scheduled a hearing Monday on tax credits before it takes up Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year.

GUEST COMMENTARY: The end of the farm bill?

With the latest extension of the Farm Bill, there is concern that the legislation can no longer address many of the challenges farmers and the agricultural industry face.

Missouri panel to release higher education funding proposal

The Joint Committee on Education plans to release a detailed draft Monday at the state Capitol.

Missouri Senate to debate future of disability fund

The state's Second Injury Fund has a deficit of about $25 million that is expected to keep growing.