Mateo set for NCAA-II Championships

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Mules redshirt-sophomore wrestler Eric Mateo is set to begin competition in the NCAA-II Wrestling Championships Friday, March 8 at Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham. Mateo will face Indianapolis’ Justin Kieffer at 11 a.m. Friday in the opening round. Kieffer comes into the championships with a record of 17-9 while Mateo is 21-19…. Read more »

Law gives tribes new authority over non-Indians

By FELICIA FONSECA (FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., AP) – American Indian tribes have tried everything from banishment to charging criminal acts as civil offenses to deal with non-Indians who commit crimes on reservations. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1978 that tribal courts lack criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians, tribes have had to get creative in… Read more »

Concert tickets on sale for Mo. State Fair

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced that tickets go on sale March 5 for the August Pepsi Grandstand concert series. Headliners include Chris Cagle, Gary Allan, The Oak Ridge Boys and Toby Keith. Tickets are available online at or by phone at 1-800-796-6776. “I am proud to have a strong country lineup,” Wolfe… Read more »

Mo. lawsuit filed over concealed weapon permit

By CHRIS BLANK (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) – A lawsuit challenging a new system that makes a digital record of driver’s license applicants’ birth certificates and other documents has the backing of Missouri’s lieutenant governor, who said the case raises “serious privacy concerns” particularly for residents seeking concealed weapons permits. Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder… Read more »

A glimpse of India’s Golden Triangle

By SANDY IRLE (digitalBURG) – Three weeks in India is just enough time to get a snapshot of life there. New Delhi is an amazing city full of contradictions. The pollution is horrific, colors are spectacular, traffic is overwhelming and people friendly. Your senses are so bombarded that it can seem taxing just to get to… Read more »