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Friday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Jan. 30, 2015

NBA ROUNDUP: The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games with a 105-99 victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.

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Shattenkirk's shootout goal lifts Blues past Hurricanes 3-2

Kevin Shattenkirk scored the winner in the tiebreaker for the second straight night, and the Blues beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

Friday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Jan. 30, 2015

NHL ROUNDUP: Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday night.

FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorder

Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating disorder.

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Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song. On Friday, he was portrayed as both.

Balloon crew makes history crossing Pacific Ocean

A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.

Barbie blues gave Mattel holiday disappointment

Slumping sales of Barbie did little to bring a happy holiday to her maker, Mattel Inc.

Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debut

Wall Street went wild for burgers Friday. Shares of Shake Shack, a burger chain that started as a New York City hot dog cart, more than doubled in their first day of trading.

Stocks sag at the close; January finishes on weak note

The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year.

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Movie Review: A tired gimmick weakens thriller 'Project Almanac'

What have we done to deserve another found-footage movie? The tired hand-held technique that seemed so fresh in 1999 with "The Blair Witch Project" long ago wore out its welcome.

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Tech Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.

Judge stays Dixon license revocation

Dixon can continue serving as sheriff while he appeals Public Safety department's license revocation.

Three arrested after JC drug bust

On January 30, 2015 at just after 8:30 a.m., Jefferson City Police SWAT Team members, in conjunction with the MUSTANG Drug Task Force, served a search warrant in the 1000 block of Buena Vista Street, resulting in 3 arrests:

Your Opinion: Deflate-gate possibilities

If it can be determined who let the air out of the Patriots’ footballs, that person should be immediately apprehended and taken to Washington, D.C., to let some of the hot air out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Your Opinion: Citizenship and Catholic schools

How important is citizenship education?

Our Opinion: Education strategies

Characterizing education as complex would be an understatement.

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Senate approves $400 million in building repairs

Capitol overhaul, LU and Linn State top area projects

Sometime in the next couple of years, the Thomas Jefferson statue, the Capitol’s south steps and the protective roof all will disappear so work crews can repair major problems with the Capitol’s foundation.

Aim of public hearing is improving higher education in Missouri

‘Give kids a good start’

Aim of public hearing is improving higher education in Missouri

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County endorses US 54-Stadium project

The Cole County Commission has approved working with Jefferson City officials on design work to address traffic congestion at U.S. 54 and Stadium Boulevard.

Midwest March for Life set for Saturday

The fifth annual Midwest March for Life is Saturday morning.


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