Climate contradiction: Less snow, more blizzards

Decreasing snowfall and big blizzards are both signs of global warming, according to scientists.

Amid Boy Scout turmoil, other groups hope to grow

Lesser-known youth organizations hope to be an outlet or increase membership while the Boy Scouts of America deal with its ban on gays.

High-stakes fight over soybeans makes moves to high court

Vernon Hugh Bowman is in a court battle with Monsanto Co. about violating patent rights held by the company for soybeans that are resistant to weed-killers.


Missouri Senate to take up Stan Musial bridge bill

Lawmakers in both Missouri and Illinois would have to approve the name. The bridge is expected to open sometime next year.

In path to American Airline's merger, one CEO had to leave

U.S. Airways leaped at the chance for a merger when American Airlines filed for bankruptcy in 2011. Now that the merger has been signed, U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker takes the helm to give the company a fresh start as American CEO Tom Horton becomes chairman for a year and then will leave.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Senate forges compromise in passing workers' comp fix

Last week, the Senate passed a very complicated bill that has vexed the chamber for years. If the bill, Senate Bill 1, becomes law, it could fix the insolvent Second Injury Fund.

UNC Chapel Hill chancellor headed to St. Louis

Holden Thorp announced in September he would step down as chancellor at the end of the academic year.

Record gizzard shad caught in SE Missouri river

Brian Taylor caught the fish by jigging. It measured 16 inches and weighed 1 pound, 14 ounces.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: The Boone County Sheriff's Department's 07:00 Report

The report lists the names and addresses of people arrested in the past 24 hours.

UPDATE: Columbia airport says Frontier flights end in May

Frontier posted on its website that service between Columbia and Orlando would be discontinued after May 13.

High-stakes fight over soybeans at high court

Herbicide-resistant soybean seeds first hit the market in 1996. To protect its investment in their development, Monsanto has a policy that prohibits farmers from saving or reusing the seeds once the crop is grown.

Maryland fan enlivens atmosphere during Missouri wrestling win

University of Maryland wrestling fan and notorious heckler Robin Ficker entertains the crowd while Missouri wins the regional round of the Cliff Keen National Duals.

Missouri students attend country's largest climate rally in Washington, D.C.

Missouri college students traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Forward on Climate rally on Sunday.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri men's basketball team earns first road win of season

In Missouri sports, the men's basketball team beat Mississippi State to earn its first on-the-road win of the season. Both men and women's basketball lost road games, to Arkansas and Vanderbilt respectively.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: My Life, My Town dominates readership

The week's most-read story was former Missouri basketball player Anthony Peeler's desire to one day coach at Missouri. The rest of the most-read stories were dominated by the My Life, My Town features.

ANALYSIS: Missouri infrastructure needs could hit state consumers

One proposal would increase the state sales tax by 1 cent for a decade. Supporters estimate it would generate nearly $8 billion during the life of the tax that could go toward roads, bridges and other transportation projects with some revenue also going to cities and counties for local transportation needs.

FROM READERS: Running with a Miracle Kid

Julia Bush, who is on the public relations committee for Mizzou Dance Marathon, shares her experience of becoming a friend with a Dance Marathon Miracle Kid.

McCormick is third of a kind for Missouri wrestling

Nathan McCormick has always followed his two brothers everywhere, including the Missouri wrestling team.

MULTIMEDIA: Special Olympic athletes join in Polar Plunge

Special Olympic athletes Kendall Scheidt, Sarah Byland and Larry Stephens had the honor of plunging with the first group.

Missouri baseball falls victim to opening-weekend sweep

The Tigers held a late-game lead for the second time in as many days, but failed to hold on either time. Southern Mississippi's six-run eighth inning did Missouri in Sunday.