UPDATE: Kansas City closing nearly half its schools

School board approves superintendent proposal to shut down nearly half the Kansas City public schools in order to erase a steep budget shortfall.

Kansas City school board to vote on closures

The Kansas City school board will vote on a proposal that would shut down nearly half the public schools.

Obama to speak on health care in St. Charles

The president will speak at 3:50 p.m. at St. Charles High School and then at 6:30 p.m. in St. Louis.

Central Missouri Humane Society to extend hours of operation

The Central Missouri Humane Society will increase its hours of operation beginning March 16.

Former Sen. Jean Carnahan to receive Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award

The award has been given every year since 1973.