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Saturday mail cutback still being debated

By PAULINE JELINEK (WASHINGTON, AP) – The new spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday appears to continue the requirement for six-day mail delivery, but some lawmakers and postal officials…

UCM residency plan concerns property owners

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story inaccurately reported the date when the Board of Governors approved the Learning to a Greater Degree Contract. During the meeting Feb. 22,…

Punxsutawney Phil ‘indicted’ over forecast

By AMANDA LEE MYERS and MARK SCOLFORO (CINCINNATI, AP) – Famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil might want to go back into hibernation. Authorities in still-frigid Ohio have issued an “indictment” of…

MoDOT issues travel advisory ahead of winter storm

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) – The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for the weekend because of anticipated snowfalls of up to 3 inches per hour that…

Police search for boy suspects in Ga. baby killing

By RUSS BYNUM (BRUNSWICK, Ga., AP) – Police were combing school records and canvassing a coastal Georgia neighborhood Friday for a pair of suspects between 10 and 15 years old…

Dominique Long named Second Team NABC All-District

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Central Missouri senior forward Dominique Long has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II All-District Second Team as announced Friday. Long…

Jennies Softball adds two games Monday

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) – Jennies Softball has added a pair of games Monday, March 25 in St. Joseph at the Missouri Western State University Softball Field. The Jennies will face…