But officials are urging residents to use discretion in making their plans to return.
Missouri's finances have fared better than some other states, so spending is greater than expected revenue growth.
The ballot proposal would also cap the number of casinos in the state and raise their taxes slightly. Opponents are trying to get the proposal stricken from the ballot because of potentially confusing language.
The plan is in response to the InBev proposal that Anheuser-Busch officials thought undervalued the company.
Millions of people research their genealogies each year. But some black families face obstacles, such as changed names and hard-to-access records, as they trace their roots.
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Judith Mabary’s impression of Prague, when she arrived there 15 years ago, was that it was gray.
“The people themselves were gray,” she said, recalling drab clothes and joyless faces. Even the city was covered in a black grit that cities collect from decades of burning coal and the exhaust of countless cars navigating streets designed for horse carriages.
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The father of a 2-year-old boy who died at University Hospital on Wednesday was arrested for a parole violation Thursday night in East St. Louis, Ill., Columbia police said. The boy's mother was arrested Wednesday.
Known as one of the most conservative bishops in the U.S., Raymond Burke was named to head the Vatican's supreme court.
The Pin Oak levee has been showing signs of strain. It protects about 100 homes in Winfield.
Dean L. Hubbard is the school's longest-serving president.
The prospect of Anheuser-Busch being taken over by a brewing company with roots in Belgium and Brazil has made some Northern Plains barley growers uneasy.
The community is seeking answers to the cause behind an apparent outbreak in tumors among residents.
The judge in the Megan Meier case is expected to formally postpone the case in a week or so.
DNR Director Doyle Childers said Thursday that the EPA’s new ozone rule could hamper Missouri’s economy without actually lowering smog in the state.
The Columbia Citizen Oversight Committee voted unanimously Thursday night to recommend that City Council establish a citizen review board to oversee the process by which the Columbia Police Department handles complaints.
Even though diabetes makes it difficult for her to dance at times, Eureka High School senior Danielle Scheetz refuses to give up her craft.
Kathleen Weinschenk, an active member of the community who has cerebral palsy, needs a newer wheelchair-accessible van.
Anheuser-Busch chief says plan to boost stock prices doesn’t include InBev.