House panel plan would pay disability fund lawyers

Missouri's Second Injury Fund has a $25 million shortfall that is continuing to grow because its liabilities to injured workers exceed its revenues.

St. Louis invited to try for 2024 Olympics

It's an expensive longshot — the USOC said the bid process alone costs more than $10 million.

Bumblebee species across the Midwest appear to be disappearing

The American bumblebee appears to be disappearing across the Midwest, according to a recent study. Scientists say it could be a combination of disease and parasites that are causing the bumblebee's decline.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri should not penalize people for sexual orientation

Tolerance is what makes our great, big heterogeneous country work. For all of these reasons — and more — it is wrong to continue to penalize people for their sexual orientation.

Group working to bring 2016 GOP convention to Kansas City

The bidding starts in March, and a decision on where to hold the convention could be made by the end of the year.

Deadline nears for wetlands program in Missouri

The Wetlands Reserve Program is a voluntary program that gives landowners the opportunity to restore and enhance wetlands on their properties.