By Bob Priddy, contributing editor (INDIANAPOLIS)âImagine a sporting event so big that one out of every thousand people living in the United States attends it. Imagine everybody in St. Louis—and thousands more from StÂ Louis Countyâcame here to watch the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.Â The Speedway is looking at its first sellout in […]
A series of severe storm systems this week continue to move through Missouri, prompting Governor Jay Nixon (D) to declare a state of emergency. More flooding is expected, especially in areas where levees may be overtopped in west-central Missouri. Since Tuesday, storms in Missouri have caused high winds, heavy rains, flooding and flash flooding, and […]
Top stories: The state veterans home in Mexico is receiving fundingÂ to help replace the facility. More than 5,000 patients will have their debt forgiven by an embattled Missouri non-profit hospital. Alisa Nelson reports.
Missouri State matched a season high four home runs to overcome an early four-run defict and stave off elimination at the MVC Championship with an 11-4 victory over host Indiana State Friday afternoon at Bob Warn Field. After falling behind 4-0 after just an inning-and-a-half of play, the Bears scored 11 unanswered runs and used […]
The Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) has approved two measures that strengthen protections for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) families and individuals. The Commission voted unanimously to amend the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) to bolster equal treatment when offering housing opportunities and employing contractors. It was amended to specifically prohibit discrimination against individuals based […]