Blues fall 1-0 in overtime to Avalanche

The Avs have won seven straight over the Blues at Pepsi Center.

Royals manager Ned Yost undergoes gallbladder surgery

Yost said his gallbladder has been bothering him for two years, but it began "acting up" during spring training.

Lance Lynn focused on earning spot in Cardinals' rotation

Lynn dropped 40 pounds during an offseason nutrition and conditioning program in which he restructured his diet while working out six days a week.

Missouri House approves tax amnesty period

Under the proposal, officials would waive the interest and penalties for those who pay their tax bills between Aug. 1 and Oct. 31.

Missouri Senate panel OKs utility surcharge measure

Utilities could ask to levy the infrastructure surcharge between formal rate cases.

Senate endorses bill honoring Stan Musial and Andy Gammon

The Senate gave initial approval Wednesday to a bill naming the new Mississippi River bridge and a portion of Interstate 70 after Musial and Gammon.

First lady to launch 'Let's Move' tour in 3 states

She will stop in Missouri as part of the tour promoting the anti-childhood obesity program.

Missouri Senate endorses bill to allow gun safety course

The measure endorsed Tuesday would give school districts the option to teach a National Rifle Association-sponsored gun safety program to students in first grade.

Missouri Senate backs expanded powers for rural areas

One bill that received initial approval Tuesday would allow rural counties to seek voter approval to adopt building codes, just as more populous counties already can do.

Missouri legislature quitting early because of storm

The Senate now plans to quit for the week at about noon Wednesday, and the House also is giving members a chance to leave early.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: State must find drug task force funds

Gov. Jay Nixon has called on state legislators to come up with the $3 million in funds likely to be cut from the federal budget.

U.S. Sen. Blunt to speak to Missouri lawmakers

The Republican senator also spoke to the Missouri House this past May and said then that there should be a particular focus on boosting private sector jobs.

Columbia schools will decide Thursday morning about closing for weather

If conditions warrant, the district is inclined to close schools rather than have early dismissals.