City to honor volunteers at reception

Volunteers provided an estimated $845, 231 worth of unpaid service to the city in 2008, according to the Office of Volunteer Services.

Missouri unemployment rate drops slightly in April

The state unemployment rate decreased six-tenths of a point from March to 8.1. percent, but Missouri still reported less than the usual seasonal gains expected in April.

Recalls for bicycle frames, suspension forks

Norco bicycle frames and bikes with JD suspension forks are being recalled.

UPDATE: Pacheco named interim president of NMSU

The former University of Missouri System president replaces another interim president at New Mexico State University while the regents continue to search for a permanent replacement.

Richardson to be honored for N.M. death penalty ban

Death Penalty Focus, a nonprofit group in San Francisco, will honor Gov. Bill Richardson, among others, Thursday for signing legislation to end the death penalty in New Mexico.

Ex-fire chief from St. Louis area gets probation for theft

David Jettson was also sentenced to six months of house arrest for stealing more than $30,000 from the Metro North Fire Protection District. A district civil suit claimed he had taken more than $200,000.