Associated Press State News
  • Muslims in Joplin celebrate new mosque
    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- Two years after Muslims in Joplin suffered the traumatic loss of their place of worship at the hands of an arsonist, a new $2 million mosque has opened....
  • Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sales from Missouri Lottery tickets have raised billions of dollars for education programs since proceeds were directed to education-only programs two decades ago. But next month, voters will be asked to change those rules so money can be shared with veterans groups....
  • NDSU picked to win Missouri Valley football crown
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State is picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference title....
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports....
  • 21 arrested in SE Missouri drug roundup
    PARK HILLS, Mo. (AP) -- Twenty-one people have been arrested in a drug roundup in southeast Missouri....