They say closures of facilities, layoffs, cuts in police security and more are likely if the most severe budget cuts under consideration are made.
Some people called the MU-Northwestern game on Monday the "Journalism Bowl" because of the long-standing rivalry between the universities' journalism schools. Journalists and fans alike love to expose weaknesses and challenge authority, always asking pointed questions.
Nathan Garten, a 27-year-old senior credit manager at Wells Fargo, filed Friday morning as a candidate for one of the two open positions on the school board on the April ballot. He is the third candidate to enter the race.
Lowell Pearson, Matt Blunt's general counsel, has been named to a national committee that drafts uniform legislation for state lawmakers.
The publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other papers said it will have trouble paying its debt over the next two years because of plunging revenue. The company also said its auditor questioned Lee Enterprises' ability to remain a "going concern" if it can't refinance its loans.
They didn't set records, but both cities reported spikes in homicides — and the bad economy may be partly to blame.
Police recovered a flat-screen TV reported stolen in October 2007 and arrested a Columbia man Friday afternoon while serving a search warrant on the man's home in north Columbia, according to a Police Department news release.
Police are seeking two men after a man reported that he was hit over the head and robbed Thursday evening of his money and his groceries, a news release from the Columbia Police Department states.
But the Midwest and Plains states are expected to fare better than the nation, a professor who oversaw the survey said.
Farmers in 11 counties are eligible to participate in the program, which could provide some handy money in return for a good nesting habitat for the scarce birds.
Two of the crashes occurred on the same street within a few hours of each other.
A 14-year-old boy was driving his parents' car when he hit a sewer culvert just before 3 a.m. Friday.
A 14-year-old boy was driving his parents' car when he struck a sewer culvert.
Three people died in 2008 in two separate accidents involving the business.
Donald Keith Giammanco is charged with the robberies of 12 St. Louis-area banks.
Three separate accidents have left five people dead in the first two days of 2009.
Missouri guard J.T. Tiller is from Marietta, Ga., which is about an hour and a half from the University of Georgia campus. Tiller's parents are coming to Saturday's game in a group of about 20 family and friends, and several of Tiller's friends from Wheeler High School will be there, too.
Columbians share their resolutions and hopes for 2009.
The Campaign for Family Farms and the Environment looked at five years of payments from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
Changes are guaranteed both nationally and locally as we see transition in government leadership. But not all changes in 2009 are going to be positive: The economic picture continues to worsen.