Missouri emergency responders remain at risk as Gov. Jay Nixon halts the process of a costly project using Motorola radio towers to improve statewide communication.
The fire is estimated to have caused about $1,000 in damages.
Watch parties were held at Rock Bridge High School, on the MU campus and at Ragtag Cinema. "I really wanted to come and be united with other African-Americans to celebrate this blessed occasion," Donna Clayborne of Columbia said. "There was darkness, but now there's light at the end of the tunnel."
Boat companies cite the poor economy and factors such as rising costs and dwindling numbers of tourists. Companies have called off cruises in the central U.S. this year.
Law enforcement officials are targeting those who buy pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, which are key ingredients in the production of methamphetamine.
Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
Consumers are urged to avoid foods containing peanut butter, but the national recall does not include peanut butter in jars.