Missouri News

Campus sexual assault bill filed. (AUDIO)

Friday, August 1, 2014 3:31am

Senator McCaskill hopes for quick Senate action on the campus sexual assault bill she has been working on for several months. She has been holding roundtable discussions with college officials and other meetings trying to determine the scope of the problem and which of varying approaches works best.  She admits there are some things she […]

School supplies sales tax holiday starts (AUDIO)

Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:59pm

The annual school supplies sales tax holiday has started, but not for a lot of cities and counties. And for some people, sales tax holidays happen every day. The state does not collect its sales tax on numerous items  on the first weekend of each August that are considered school supplies.  But the items don’t […]

Taveras homers as Cardinals win and turn to young star as the future right fielder

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:25pm

Oscar Taveras hit a two-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Thursday to avoid a three-game series sweep. The win came hours after the Cardinals traded Joe Kelly and Allen Craig to Boston for right-hander John Lackey. Taveras connected with two out in the second, giving the Cardinals a […]

Cardinals deal Craig and Kelly to Red Sox in exchange for pitcher John Lackey.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:10pm

John Mozeliak made one major move before the trade deadline by dealing with the team that beat the Cardinals in the World Series.  The Red Sox will receive right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig in exchange for John Lackey and minor leaguer Corey Littrell. Lackey, 35, is among the American League leaders in wins (11) […]

Tigers just miss out again. Initial Top 25 coaches poll released. Mizzou 26th, just ahead of Florida

Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:59am

The preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll was just released and the defending SEC East Division champs are left just outside at number 26.  Division rival South Carolina is ranked ninth and Georgia 12th.  Florida, who was picked ahead of Mizzou in the SEC Media poll, finished just behind the Tigers. Florida State was picked number […]