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The thoroughly underwhelming romantic comedy “How Do You Know” in no way makes the best use of its starry cast — not Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd or Owen Wilson, and most certainly not Jack Nicholson.
Flo Rida has sold millions when it comes to hit singles, but his albums have yet to get that kind of love from music fans.
So many people love Justin Bieber. They love him so much, that this year Twitter changed the way it counts its most tweeted-about topics to effectively exclude him.
Nicole Kidman is giving audiences grief with her latest drama, “Rabbit Hole,” playing a disconsolate woman coping with the death of her child.
In the basement of the Capitol, behind a heavy frosted glass door secured by an electronic combination lock, is a 12- by 10-foot room where many of Congress’ new mothers go to take care of business.
“Young Mandela: The Revolutionary Years” (Little, Brown, $27.99), by David James Smith
Nearly half a century ago, a South African judge pronounced a life sentence against Nelson Mandela for planning guerrilla war against the racist state. Mandela had expected hanging and, with his co-defendants, decided in advance not to appeal.
Missouri fire officials are urging people to be careful with candles and Christmas trees around the holidays.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is dropping a civil suit against a former state accountant
It starts with a New Testament Bible verse: “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.”
A Jasper County jury has recommended that a former sheriff’s deputy be sentenced to nine years in prison for conspiring to kill an ex-girlfriend.
The deadline to apply for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce and University of Missouri Extension’s Small Business and Technology Development Center’s Small Business Academy is Jan. 14.
The leaders of India and China called Thursday for a stronger partnership, a huge increase in trade and even the creation of an emergency hotline as they stressed a spirit of cooperation — not competition — between Asia’s two rising powers.
A St. Louis teenager will be sentenced Jan. 7 after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for killing an innocent motorist while leading a police chase.
Gov. also plans to run for second term
The U.S. Marshals Service will auction two grain farms and three other pieces of property forfeited by the north-central Missouri woman who pleaded guilty last year in what has been called the largest agricultural fraud case ever in Missouri.
I readily understand Mark Bruenger’s concern for the integrity of the two and one-half trillion dollars of paper IOUs held by the Social Security system and agree he should question everything.
Residential fires proliferate during winter holidays. Anecdotal reports suggest it, and the state fire marshal’s office confirms it.
Kansas City police say a man abandoned his young son at a bus stop in freezing weather for a purported trip to California.
A St. Louis County woman is hoping to find the owner of a set of wedding rings that she found when she slipped on a new glove.
A suburban St. Louis-based university is getting a $1 million gift.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon wants to strengthen the state board responsible for protecting patients from doctors.
For the first time in the event’s history, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) is accepting requests for proposal (RFP) for the right to host the state cross country meet. The meet has been hosted at the Oak Hills Golf Center since 1976, when it moved from A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays learned a valuable lesson heading into tonight’s game against the Helias Lady Crusaders.
A jail inmate with a history of fleeing custody escaped from an Iowa City hospital and eluded authorities during a more than 18-hour crime spree that police say included multiple carjackings and subsequent crashes.
A powerful plaintiff has joined the hundreds of people and businesses suing BP and other companies involved in the Gulf oil spill: the Justice Department.
All paths might not lead to North Elementary School, but more of them will soon.
PORTLAND, Mo. — Fundraising efforts for building the new Portland Community Center got a boost Wednesday when Ameren Missouri donated $1,000 toward its construction.
A former St. Louis detective was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for taking bribes as part of a scandal involving towed vehicles.
It wouldn’t be a Jays-Crusaders wrestling dual without it coming down to the final match.
A 19-year-old St. Louis man has died, two days after he was shot in an altercation after a high school basketball game.
For every punch the Lincoln Blue Tigers threw Wednesday night, the Central Missouri Mules had a better counterpunch.
The Lincoln women’s basketball team has the defensive part of the game down. Now, if Santa could just deliver some offense for Christmas, that would be a welcome addition.
Missouri insurance officials are recommending a reduction in the premiums paid by employers for workers’ compensation coverage.
Jefferson City's Historic Preservation Commission has suggested a set of priorities for 2011, based on its recently developed Preservation Plan.
Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed the longtime assessor of one of Missouri’s biggest counties to the State Tax Commission.
Starting today, Jefferson City police and law enforcement officers nationwide will be cracking down on drunken driving with increased enforcement through Jan. 3 as part of the Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest, National Crackdown.
The Missouri Tigers were dealt a serious blow even before playing tonight’s contest against Oral Roberts at Mizzou Arena.
Stephen Barr was named Tuesday as Missouri’s newest assistant commissioner in the state Elementary and Secondary Education department’s Office of Special Education.
FULTON, Mo. — Earning patches is a big part of being a Girl Scout. That begins early with Daisy Troops — the youngest of troops usually aged in preschool or kindergarten — so Fulton troop leader Phyllis Garnett went online to find a patch her daisies might be interested in doing.
Attorneys for former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel are focused on showing that he always planned to come back to Chicago after he finished working for President Barack Obama.
The Senate will get one last chance to dismantle the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy before going home for the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has received another $2.1 billion in repayments from General Motors Co.
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was back on the practice field Wednesday, but whether he will start Sunday against the Rams remained uncertain.
Japan’s Cabinet on Thursday approved cutting the corporate tax by 5 percentage points in a bid to spur the country’s sluggish economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — A bigger-than-expected surge in holiday spending in November led a prominent research firm to raise its forecast for the season for the second time in a matter of weeks.
Iraqi authorities have obtained confessions from captured insurgents who claim al-Qaida is planning suicide attacks in the United States and Europe during the Christmas season, two senior officials said Wednesday.
Some of the Republicans who expect to lead the state House of Representatives next year have challenged Gov. Jay Nixon’s 2011 budget proposal, even before the Democratic governor has made it.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis detective was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for taking bribes as part of a scandal involving towed vehicles.
Sheldon Richardson has changed his mind again, signing a letter of intent to play at Missouri.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and 20 business leaders worked through lunch Wednesday on ways to boost anemic U.S. job creation and improve their own testy relations amid rising anxiety over the slow economic recovery.
Nicklas Lidstrom crossed off about the only thing left on his NHL to-do list. The star defenseman scored three goals for his first career hat trick and added an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Paul Pierce made a tiebreaking jumper with 0.4 seconds left, Amare Stoudemire’s 3-pointer at the buzzer was ruled too late, and the Boston Celtics pulled out a thrilling 118-116 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night for their 11th straight win.
Jon Diebler matched an Ohio State record with nine 3-pointers, scoring a career-high 29 points and leading the second-ranked Buckeyes past Florida Gulf Coast 83-55 on Wednesday night.
Erik Christensen and Alex Frolov scored 15 seconds apart to spark a four-goal third period, and the New York Rangers rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
Cierra Bravard had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 15 Florida State cruised to a 69-51 win over Central Florida on Wednesday night.
The mother of a missing Maine woman last seen working as an escort in New York submitted a DNA sample Wednesday to authorities trying to determine the identities of four women whose bodies were found dumped on a deserted beach highway on Long Island.
On Monday afternoon before practice, Missouri coach Mike Anderson showed his team the video of its last-second defeat at Oral Roberts last season after which the fans rushed the court.
State Auditor Susan Montee says a southwest Missouri town’s financial records are so unorganized that she can’t be sure if all its money was spent correctly.
Here are school closings and weather-related changes posted Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010.
Soy protein’s ability to lower total and LDL (low-density lipoprotein or “the bad”) cholesterol has been extensively studied, but the mechanism whereby soy protein lowers cholesterol remains unresolved.
An early morning fire left the Latham R-V School devastated and the community in shock.
The wife of the man who held a Florida school board at gunpoint said Wednesday that her husband was a gentle giant who was pushed over the edge by the economy and frustrated over her losing her teaching job.