A state representative wants to add a new issue to the special legislative session — a constitutional amendment to restrict taxes on commercial property.
The June 28 symposium in Jefferson City will provide participants with an understanding of the new Common Core State Standards, the new education benchmarks released earlier this month.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski hosted a Rural Broadband Forum in Troy. About 100 people attended. Genachowski said there are challenges in rural areas, but extending broadband is vital for businesses, emergency responders, health care providers and residents.
The senator and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski are scheduled to host a forum on Friday in Troy to discuss the need for broadband Internet access in rural Missouri.
The accident killed 25-year-old Josh Burson and 11-year-old Jerry Mote, both of Poplar Bluff.
The Friends of the Zoo organization voted this week to provide a sky ride over animals such as giraffes, lions, cheetahs and rhinos in the African plains.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin is asking the state to investigate whether a planned exhibit of dead bodies from China at the St. Louis Galleria violates any state laws.
The struggling economy and use of the "construction manager" project model lead to huge number of bids.
Panera, which operates 1,400 franchised and corporate-owned bakery-cafes across the country, plans to expand the nonprofit model around the nation, opening two more locations within months.
Crowder President Alan Marble on Thursday updated the school's Board of Trustees on the lack of progress in constructing the Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology Center. Marble said the money for the college has been appropriated, but it has yet to receive roughly $5.4 million in federal funds to construct the building.
The first lady will be the headliner speaker at the NAACP convention in July.
Newton County authorities allege that 51-year-old Deborah L. Wills of Joplin embezzled more than $12,000 from Christ's Community United Methodist Church in Joplin between January 2007 and March of this year.
Organization says county police should take over some small departments that lack professionalism.
The long-range facilities committee proposed a plan to incorporate all administration offices in one location by expanding the Administration Building on Worley St.
Urban planning firm reveals plans for downtown development. They include safe pedestrian crossing over major roads, more residential units, and gridded street structures.
The department says Missouri is the first state in the nation to test various types of paint remover for use on highway signs.