A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday after trying to break into the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City using a screwdriver.
The indictment says the conspiracy was centered around Kansas City, where the perpetrators used local companies including Giant Labor Solutions to obtain labor leasing contracts in 14 states.
The National Endowment for the Humanities $330,000 grant will make thousands of case files containing material on women, African Americans and steamboats available to the public.
The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales dropped 4.6 percent nationnally from April 2008 and median sales prices more than 15 percent. The Midwest took a bigger hit.
Gov. Jay Nixon's administration rejected protests from Tyco Electronics Ltd., which said it gave a cheaper bid than Motorola Inc. for a new Highway Patrol radio system.
Col. Robert Sinkler takes over from Col. Michael McCormick, who had been in charge since August 2008.
The agricultural products company's shares declined Wednesday, contributing to low expectations for third-quarter earnings.