UPDATE: Missouri education officials limit transfers from Normandy

Students who stayed in the Normandy School District during the most recent school year could not transfer in the future to nearby districts, and students who transferred this year would return to Normandy if they did not spend at least one semester there in the previous year.

Nigeria held 0-0 by Iran in World Cup's first draw

The draw at the Arena da Baixada in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba followed 12 mostly high scoring and attacking games.

Missouri considers electric rate cut for aluminum smelter

The Missouri Public Service Commission, which regulates publicly traded utilities, heard arguments Monday from attorneys representing Noranda, Ameren and others whose electric rates could be affected, including advocates for residential consumers, cement manufacturers and the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


WHAT OTHERS SAY: Right to Farm is a waste of time

Changing the state constitution to give extra protection to an industry that has had its way in Missouri since the founding of the state shuts consumers out completely.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Nixon's vetoes: Good for the state, not an economic roadblock

The governor contends the measures will punch a $425 million hole in the state’s budget, as well as diminish revenues for local governments. Proponents of the measure should respond with facts about the financial repercussions.

Opinions mixed on impact of 'right to farm' issue

Proponents say the amendment would give farmers more legal standing to challenge unfair regulations, while opponents are afraid it could unravel environmental and animal welfare laws and clog up the court system.

GPS tracking case has left unsettled questions

Judges around the country are grappling with the ripple effects of a 2-year-old Supreme Court ruling on GPS tracking.

Michael Schumacher leaves French hospital, out of coma

Nearly six months after sustaining serious head injuries in a skiing accident, seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher left a French hospital Monday.

Bosh: There was no joy in Heat's season

The Heat got rolled in the NBA Finals by San Antonio, losing in five games, the last three of them lopsided, and for the first time since 2011 there would be no championship parade in Miami.

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State, his alma mater, since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway.

Court reporter dies before finishing transcript in kidnapping case

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Todd Myers said no legal problems are likely even if longtime court reporter Jeanette Freeman did not complete the transcript because an audio recording of the hearing is available.

St. Louis police records show mishandled evidence

A judge last week ordered the city police department to release some internal affairs reports as part of a public records lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri.

WORLD CUP WHAT TO WATCH: Ronaldo ready to take on Germany; U.S. vs Ghana

Jurgen Klinsmann's U.S. team is aiming to reverse its record against Ghana, which has ended the Americans' run at the last two World Cups.

Starbucks clears college degree path for employees

Starbucks is partnering with Arizona State University to provide a college education online for its employees at a reduced cost.  

Rough or not, Martin Kaymer was the star of this U.S. Open

The "Germanator" produced the second-lowest score in U.S. Open history (271) with an eight-shot victory in which he led by at least four shots over the last 48 holes.

Johnson makes it 3 of 4 with win in Michigan

After a slow start to the Sprint Cup season — by his standards — Jimmie Johnson appears poised for a run at yet another championship.

Missouri soldier to be laid to rest Monday

The funeral for 20-year-old Pfc. Matthew Walker is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Manchester United Methodist Church in Manchester.


LA Kings celebrate Stanley Cup with parade, rally

A raucous contingent of fans lined Figueroa Street as the Kings rode nine double-decker buses and a flatbed truck about one mile to Staples Center. They showed off the Cup, the Campbell Cup and Justin Williams' Conn Smythe Trophy while confetti flew and fans gave a nonstop standing ovation to the champions.