Columbia, MO – The University of Missouri has decided to remain in the Big 12 Conference - for now.
The Board of Curators wrapped up a two-day meeting Friday without taking any action to leave the conference. System president Gary Forsee repeated a commitment to the Big 12, but also for the first time mentioned future steps the university could take.
St. Louis – Ameren UE is asking the state of Missouri for permission to generate about $12 million through a rate increase for its natural gas customers.
The utility said in a statement Friday that it needs the additional revenue to cover more than $54 million in upgrades to its natural gas infrastructure, including new service lines and meters. The rate increase would add $87 a year to a person's gas bill.