The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
Updated at 8:08 PM

It wasn’t Oren Moverman’s Oscar nomination for his screenplay of “The Messenger” that prompted Richard Gere to call him about making a film together. The resulting collaboration on “Time Out of Mind,” written and directed by Moverman, and starring Gere, probably wasn’t even because Gere was impressed by Moverman’s writing and directing skills with the only two previous films for which he wore both hats: “The Messenger” (2009) and “Rampart” (2011). No, Israeli-born Moverman, who currently...

Posted at 7:45 PM

Pope Francis is heading back to the Vatican after spending six days in America.

Updated at 7:02 PM

Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, a political newcomer who was once courted to run for Congress as a Democrat, on Saturday launched a Republican campaign for Missouri governor in 2016.

Updated at 7:00 PM

Muhammad Wardeh, a student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, tries to remain positive and optimistic despite the fact that his family lives nearly 6,500 miles away in a country involved in a civil war.

Updated at 6:59 PM

A Texas County woman was killed and two men were seriously hurt in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 63 in Texas County Friday morning.

Updated at 6:57 PM

The operator an ATV walked to a nearby residence in Phelps County Friday after an apparent crash and was then flown by an air ambulance to a hospital in Columbia, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Updated at 6:54 PM

An unknown person driving a black Infiniti struck a sports utility vehicle north of St. James Friday and then left the scene.

Updated at 6:52 PM

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been awarded a faculty development grant from VentureWell to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education.

Updated at 6:51 PM

The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry will host two upcoming events at the Wurdack Research Center in Cook Station.

Updated at 6:50 PM

The idea of a modern streetcar system in St. Louis got some buzz back in 2013, when a feasibility study said such a line could drive $540 million in economic development over five years, and a whopping $2.1 billion in 20 years.

Updated at 6:49 PM

A group dedicated to upholding the separation of church and state is asking sheriffs in Missouri to remove "In God We Trust" decals from their squad vehicles.

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