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Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
Updated at 9:09 AM

There has been much controversy over the Common Core, the attempt to set uniform standards in education by establishing a curriculum that children must master at various grade levels. The goal has been to raise the level of achievement in subjects such as reading, math and science in which American children have fallen behind. American education is competing with the educational systems of other countries that, according to test results, achieve greater success.

Updated at 8:49 AM

Lead – 1272 (Number of sites the chemical is found at)What it’s used for: Producing batteries, ammunition, metal product and X-ray shields. Once was used commonly in paints and ceramic products.Health effects: Can...

Updated at 8:46 AM

Trout caught in Torch Lake, Michigan, are not safe to eat. Groundwater in Baldwin, Florida, is not safe to drink. Six acres of land in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, are not safe to live on.All three locations were once among the most...

Updated at 8:42 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup of Superfund sites can result in different amounts of chemicals being left behind and different re-use options for sites once the EPA has finished its work. Here are some examples of different...

Updated at 8:37 AM

The No. 2 tobacco company in the U.S. announced it plans to buy the No. 3 tobacco company, according to news reports. Reynolds American, maker of Camel and Pall Mall, will buy Lorillard, maker of Newport, in what would be one of the biggest tobacco...

Posted at 9:05 AM

Cara Buono has landed a recurring role on Season 4 of 

Posted at 9:05 AM

Guy Ritchie and his fiancée, Jacqui Ainsley, have welcomed their third child together, 

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