| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:24 AM
KINGSTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol is searching for an escapee from the Caldwell County jail, wanted on numerous charges including the rape of a University of Missouri student in June.
Brian James Adkison escaped shortly before midnight...
| Jun 28, 2013
Would you pay 50 percent more for "organic" firewood? Would you be more willing to buy a used refrigerator if it had an "attractive enamel-coated ferromagnetic exterior?" Would you be more likely to buy juice from a server with a British accent?
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Two area water suppliers are adding a powerful cavity-fighting agent to your cup — or dosing it with a cancer-inducing neurotoxin.
It depends on whom you ask.
Water fluoridation has been a controversial topic for decades. Though strongly...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The renowned Juilliard String Quartet has been a mainstay at Ravinia for decades, and regular festival goers have come to regard its musicians almost as if they were members of the family.
So the historic changing of the guard that is to take place at...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman.
In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:19 AM
On May 24, 2012, the 54-year-old University of Missouri Press announced it would cease operations. It was a call to action for Bruce Miller, a Chicago-based sales rep for scholarly presses.
"I was so appalled and shocked at it," he says. "It was like...
| Jun 23, 2013
"Attention, attention," I said as I banged down the gavel. "This month's meeting of the Organization for Loudly Declaring a Preference for the Old and Out-of-date and the Past's Superiority, or OLDPOOPS, is now open."
The OLDPOOPS, as you know, are those...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
When the search committee at UMBC was formed to find the school's next athletic director, the group created a detailed job description in a bid to find the ideal candidate.
It was a demanding list. And it was one that had UMBC's Vice President of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Jim Palmer was named as chief executive officer of the National Association of Wheat Growers and the executive director of the National Wheat Foundation on May 1, 2013.
Palmer has more than 30 years of experience managing agriculture industry...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director.
Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...