Although Jay Nixon can't seek re-election, he plans to keep the surplus money in a political committee to spend during his second term in office.
Donald Kaul discusses the idea of Americans being less involved in wars, invasions and attacks to try to reduce the amount of violence in the world.
The Missouri Senate, in an effort to encourage college students to graduate on time, is considering a bill that would require students continuously enroll for a certain number of credit hours each semester to continue receiving state aid.
Years of water infiltration have taken a toll on the nearly century-old Missouri Capitol. Lawmakers agree repairs need to be made, but finding a funding stream might have to wait until next year's legislative session.
Kansas City Royals routed Cleveland 9-0 on Sunday to open the first day-night doubleheader in the history of Kauffman Stadium. The Indians won the second game.
Moberly Area Community College has told its part-time professors that they will have a six-credit teaching limit this summer and a nine-credit limit in the fall semester.
Pittsburgh's four home runs in a 9-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday gave the Pirates a series win and the NL Central lead.
While a Senate bill introduced earlier this month would bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows, not everyone would benefit. They include anyone who arrived after Dec. 31, 2011, those with gay partners legally in the U.S., siblings of U.S. citizens and many deportees.
In view of the GOP interest in photo identification as a crime prevention measure, their opposition to biometric analysis seems curiously inconsistent.
This week, MU hosted the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival, which included more than 4,800 individual and group performances representing 395 schools.
Columbia's first junior high will become Jefferson Middle School this fall. To celebrate Jefferson Junior High School's history and identity, a large bronze plaque will be built at the corner of Eighth and Rogers streets.
Several former Missouri football players have found spots with NFL teams as undrafted free agents after the conclusion of this year's NFL Draft.
Architects, engineers, students and designers planned and built "canstructions" Saturday to benefit the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
The Bruins defeated Eureka 9-8 and lost to Francis Howell 6-3 on Saturday.
The Kewpies lost in the second round of the Hickman Soccer Tournament on Saturday.
sHickman was supposed to play a doubleheader Saturday against Troy Buchanan.
Senior captain Morgan Bumby scored a pair of game-winning goals for the Bruins over the weekend.
The Stars tennis team lost 5-0 in the first round of the HAAC/AMC Tournament on Friday in Springfield, and finished the season winless.
Missouri starting pitcher Nicole Hudson gave up seven runs on nine hits while Kentucky pitcher Kelsey Nunley held Missouri batters to six hits and only one earned run.
The start time for the Missouri baseball team's Saturday game against Southeastern Conference opponent Auburn has been moved back from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. because of rain.