Republican Rep. Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan both sought to appeal to rural voters at the Missouri State Fair's annual ham breakfast. They are seeking to succeed Republican U.S. Sen. Kit Bond.
Many of the cuts affect state workers, with about 200 positions to be eliminated or left unfilled.
After five years and two petitions, the city put in four new speed bumps on Alexander Avenue to slow vehicles and discourage nonresidential traffic.