After upgrading on defense, Blues look to Elliott

It's been tough slogging for a franchise that put up 109 points last year and was the No. 2 seed in the West but hasn't been able to duplicate a mix of shutdown goaltending.

Rare identical triplets born in St. Louis area

Some estimates put the odds of having identical triplets as high as 1 in 60,000 births.

Cape Girardeau voters reject deer hunt in city

By a vote of 1,485 to 1,279, voters on Tuesday ended a long controversy by repealing an ordinance that allowed deer hunting.

UPDATE: Nixon open to GOP Medicaid proposals

Gov. Jay Nixon said he's open to a private insurance model for Medicaid and to new co-payment requirements for participants.

UPDATE: Nixon denies ill intent with driver's license process

Gov. Jay Nixon responded to complaints about the new controversial licensing process. He said it's not an attempt to "mess with people" or comply with the federal Real ID law.

Missouri House passes school resource officer bill

The bill would allow school districts to hire resource officers directly and would strengthen the state's mandatory child abuse reporting laws.

Missouri welcome center gets environmental rating

The welcome center uses a ground-source heat pump, energy efficient lighting with occupancy sensors, low-volume toilets, temperature-controlled vending machines and sand-filtered wastewater treatment.

Proposed downsizing of Columbia mail facility faces strong opposition

Workers and advocates gathered to call for a stop to one of the U.S. Postal Service's proposed cuts, which would eliminate 42 of 133 jobs at the Columbia mail processing center.

Three more MU professors awarded Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

The William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence was established in 1991 and is awarded to five outstanding faculty members each year and includes a $10,000 check.

MU professor to appear on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

Jonathan Sperber, author of "Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life," will discuss his new book with Stewart on the show that airs at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Missouri freshman guards Negus Webster-Chan and Dominique Bull to transfer

Dominique Bull and Negus Webster-Chan, freshman guards on the Tigers men's basketball team, cite more playing time and the ability to play closer to home as reasons for transferring from Missouri. 

Ian Thomas wins Fourth Ward Columbia City Council seat

Ian Thomas, former director of the PedNet Coalition, defeated incumbent Daryl Dudley and Bill Weitkemper with more than 47 percent of the vote.

Bob McDavid tops Sid Sullivan, wins second term as Columbia's mayor

Bob McDavid won with 60.9 percent of the votes and plans to focus a lot of attention on the growth of the business community.

Karl Skala reclaims Third Ward Columbia City Council seat

Challenger Karl Skala defeated incumbent Gary Kespohl with 54.2 percent to take back a seat on the Columbia City Council.

Boone County voters approve 911 sales tax

The three-eighths-cent tax takes effect Oct. 1. Boone County officials said they'll start working toward upgrades as soon as this week.

Columbia voters approve amendment to restrict use of eminent domain, blight

The ballot measure passed by 70 percent to 30 percent. The final vote tally was 8,950 in favor to 3,851 against.

Missouri baseball team sloppy in loss at Busch Stadium

With 11 Tigers players hailing from the St. Louis area, there was plenty of excitement Tuesday about playing at the home of the 11-time world champion Cardinals. But the result was sloppy play in 6-2 loss to Illinois.

TEDxCoMo to explore impact of 'big data' on human experiences

The Feedback conference will be broken into three sessions that correlate with three major themes of feedback loops.

MU musicians use yoga to set tone for relaxation

Paola Savvidou, an MU assistant professor of piano pedagogy, offers a free yoga class for students and faculty to focus on improving body alignment and tone.

DAVID WEBBER: Federalism is often frustrating, but it works

The tug-a-war among the states and the national government slows policy-making and can result in interstate inequities, but, if the issue of same-sex marriage is any indication, it often contributes to our nation's resilience.