The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said that a review of state records showed that the Quality Jobs program has created 2,373 new jobs since 2005 — far below the 22,000 figure frequently used by politicians in both parties to describe the program's success.
Earlier this month, Cliff Village leaders passed an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana by phoning in their votes in what was intended as a special meeting. Some residents of the southwest Missouri village are criticising the mayor for calling such a meeting without posting a notice, which is required by Missouri's Sunshine Law.
St. Louis police haven't released a final tally, but more than 100 people were arrested Saturday at the event in the city's Soulard area.
A northeast Missouri trucking company and grain elevator has had its license suspended and owes area farmers and other sellers at least $1 million, state regulators allege in court records.