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Children’s Literature Festival opens Sunday

By SABRA HOEPPNER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The James C. Kirkpatrick Library will host its 46th annual Children’s Literature Festival March 16-18 at the University of Central Missouri. The three-day…

Local artists protest new St. Louis music fests

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests by some local musicians worried that an out-of-town promoter will run roughshod over the city’s rich musical and cultural heritage aren’t…

Perez, Moustakas shine in Royals win over A’s

By JOSE M. ROMERO (PHOENIX, Ariz., AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out six in 4 1-3 innings and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run, leading the Kansas City Royals…

Mo. House passes performance funding for colleges

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House has passed legislation that would implement performance-based funding for public universities and community colleges. Under the bill, the schools would work with…

Apartments where firefighter died to be razed

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The University of Missouri says it will demolish an apartment complex where a Columbia firefighter died Feb. 22 when a walkway collapsed. University Chancellor R. Bowen…

Phyllis Schlafly family in beer trademark dispute

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — To many older Americans, the Schlafly name is most closely associated with Phyllis Schlafly, the conservative commentator known for her campaign to…

Death of man in trash pile apparently accidental

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City police say the death of a man whose body was found at a recycling warehouse apparently was accidental. The man was identified as…

Searchers scour rubble after gas explosion kills 7

By JAKE PEARSON and JONATHAN LEMIRE (NEW YORK, AP) — Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies overnight from the rubble of two Manhattan…