ANALYSIS: Missouri redistricting case contests river spans

Sunday, January 29, 2012 | 5:29 p.m. CST; updated 6:17 p.m. CST, Sunday, January 29, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — A legal challenge against new Missouri House districts contends that more than a century after Lewis and Clark used their keelboat to tame the Missouri River, it remains too great of a geographic boundary for a state lawmaker to represent people on both shores.