St. Louis, MO – The national spotlight remains on Missouri's U.S. Senate race and the parade of nationally recognized politicians continues through Missouri.
Two leading Congressional Democrats - Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman and Congressman John Conyers Junior of Michigan - visited Kansas City Thursday morning to boost Senator Jean Carnahan's campaign.
Carnahan's Republican opponent, Jim Talent, was in Cape Girardeau for a rally headlined by Vice President Dick Cheney.
St. Louis, MO – A St. Louis AIDS agency has put its director on paid leave.
The move comes amid allegations that a gay-porn movie star stripped and had sexual contact with guests during an agency-sponsored event in the director's home. The board of Blacks Assisting Blacks Against AIDS voted yesterday to place Erise Williams Jr. on indefinite leave.
Williams says the allegations are false. The city is also investigating whether federal grant money was improperly spent.
Belleville, Illinois – A Champaign man is suing the Belleville Diocese and a retired Salem priest who he says sexually abused him 19 years ago.
A lawyer representing 41-year-old James Wisniewski says his client only recently recalled the sexual abuse he says he suffered from 1973 to 1978. Wisniewski's lawsuit accuses the Reverend Raymond Kownacki.
St. Louis, MO – The Missouri Historical Society has unveiled plans for a national exhibit to celebrate the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial.
A letter written by Thomas Jefferson and Meriwether Lewis's telescope are among the more than 400 original artifacts that will make up what planners call the most comprehensive Lewis and Clark exhibit ever.
Democratic Senator Jean Carnahan and Republican challenger Jim Talent are both working overtime to earn and turn out every vote they can in the hotly contested Missouri Senate race. But as KWMU's Hillary Wicai reports both candidates' teams are particularly concentrating on the women's vote.
St. Louis, MO – A natural gas pipeline company has withdrawn plans for a power plant in Cape Girardeau.
Kinder Morgan Incorporated says it grew tired of delays in its permit application appeal.
Both supporters and opponents say the decision could foretell how Missouri handles environmental permits for other controversial developments, including a proposed cement plant in Ste. Genevieve County.