Young adults who are heavy users of the Internet may also exhibit signs of addiction, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences.
The brief spell of warm, dry weather in Missouri is coming to an end, and forecasters on Thursday warned that parts of the state are about to get hit with a combination of rain, freezing rain and snow.
Consumers anxious over tight insurance deadlines and lingering computer problems during the holidays will get extra time to pay their premiums under President Barack Obama's health care law, insurers announced Wednesday.
Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Wednesday scaling back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, adding a late dusting of bipartisanship to a year more likely to be remembered for a partial government shutdown and near-perpetual gridlock.
A man from Waynesville has died after suffering a medical condition, which caused the truck he was driving to travel over an embankment and down a steep hill before finally coming to a rest in Rolla Wednesday afternoon.
The co-founder of Kansas City, Mo., based Water.org, which helps people in developing nations gain access to safe water and sanitation, told Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates this past weekend to let their passion lead them to address “the world's greatest needs.”
Missouri's unemployment rate declined in November while payrolls expanded by 15,000 jobs.The Missouri Department of Economic Development reported Tuesday the jobless rate fell to 6.1 percent in November from 6.5 percent in October.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top lawmakers have found easy prey in their hunt for savings for Congress' budget deal: Federal workers' retirement programs, which are notably generous compared to the norm in private industry.
The St. James community is mourning the loss of a young man who was killed Sunday in a car crash involving a train in Laclede County – exactly one year after a crash on Interstate 44 took the lives of two girls who would have graduated with the victim.
People interested in having a say on their local city council, school board or other governing board can begin filing this Tuesday, Dec. 17, for seats that will be up grabs in the April 8, 2014, municipal elections.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University says four buildings on its campus outside Boston are being evacuated because of unconfirmed reports of explosives. The school tweeted that there have been no reports of any explosions.Three of the buildings being evacuated in Cambridge border Harvard Yard.
QUNU, South Africa — His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the green, rolling hills of the eastern hamlet where he began his extraordinary journey — one that led him from prison to the presidency, a global symbol of endurance and reconciliation in the fight against South...
City Administrator John Butz in January will likely suggest to the council a plan for hiring an architectural firm to take a look at what the city needs to build to replace the animal shelter that is on property for sale.
One of the top three fundraising activities of the Rolla Lioness Club was set to open Friday night. “We’re going to open tonight unless something drastic happens,” said Jaci Huebner, chair of the Christmas in the Park light display, while both precipitation and temperature were threatening to fall Friday afternoon.
Never underestimate the power of public feedback. After hearing about the Missouri Department of Transportation's plan to close part of Route 8 while crews replaced an antiquated bridge, St. James residents responded in droves to express their concerns last month at a public meeting.And MoDOT was listening.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently turned the gun on himself, authorities said.Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said the student was wounded when he confronted the gunman at Arapahoe High School in Centennial.
A Rolla man was arrested Monday in connection to an active methamphetamine lab found west of Rolla. Roger D. Stroup, 49, has been charged with first-degree drug trafficking, according to the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department.
Rolla and Sondershausen, Germany, though a world apart globally speaking, were a little closer this past weekend.A traditional German Christmas market, called a Christkindl Markt, was held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. under tents at the Public House Brewing Co. parking lot.