WHAT OTHERS SAY: Keep 'Big Brother' out of the classroom

A state lawmaker wants to make certain the electronic tracking application is not extended to public school students. Extending tracking devices to students would be an Orwellian invasion of privacy.


Vatican: Conclave to start Tuesday

Cardinals will vote Friday afternoon on the opening date of the conclave, a vote made possible by the arrival Thursday of the last of the 115 cardinal electors.

Southwest to begin flights out of Branson

The flights begin a year after Southwest bought AirTran Airways, which had been serving the airport.

Missouri senators want more planes based at St. Joseph

The Air Force is currently deciding where to place 32 aircraft.

Officials mull using $1.7M for Highway Patrol pool

The project also calls for building a new weight room and defensive training mat room that now are located over the pool.