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Nation's drug czar announces anti-meth effort

A new marketing campaign to combat methamphetamine will be announced in St. Louis.

Missouri transportation officials prepare for Tour of Missouri bike race

MoDOT is preparing for next week's Tour of Missouri bicycle race by working with the race's organizers and the Missouri State Highway Patrol to ensure safety.

Engaging People: Grant Blackwell

A local artist and self-made man, Grant Blackwell travels Columbia's Ninth Street, putting his soul onto paper.

School nutrition program integrates Missouri-grown foods

Columbia Public School District launches the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in two elementary schools, pushing distributors for produce grown within the state.

GetAbout Columbia and PedNet Coalition partner up for Way To Go To Work month

This month brings a number of programs designed to bring awareness of nonmotorized modes of transportation into people's daily commute. 

Former 'Star Trek' cast member speaks at MU

One of the actors from "Star Trek: The Original Series" visited Columbia on Monday and had a discussion with fans young and old.

American Airlines to lay off 228 flight attendants

The airline will also put 244 employees on "involuntary overage leave" for two months because of lower revenue.

St. Louis man sues, says police wrongly shot him

Police had been pursuing a suspect in December in a homicide near the Edward Jones Dome.

O'Fallon couple win $4.4 million in lottery

An O'Fallon man gave his wife the surprise phone call after checking his lottery ticket at a local grocery store.

Drug czar kicks off anti-meth ad campaign in St. Louis

The ads, which will run through November, focus on the states most affected by methamphetamine use.

UPDATE: Missouri Supreme Court upholds school-funding formula

The court ruled the state meets its constitutional obligations and that education is not a fundamental right.

U.S. agriculture interests split over climate bill

Some worry that the bill, which would cap industrial sources' emissions, would also increase energy costs more than a U.S. Department of Agriculture report anticipates.

Study: Driving common after binge drinking

The study suggests a need for stepped-up efforts to prevent bars and restaurants from serving people after they're intoxicated, according to its authors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds school funding formula

Public school districts throughout Missouri sued the state, claiming it fails to provide schools enough money and to distribute it fairly.

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