Jill Rockett was awarded the Outstanding Educator of Gifted Award by the Gifted Association of Missouri.
Lower taxes and more protection against discrimination lawsuits will likely make the list.
Computer models indicate there are about 1.4 million deer in Missouri for the fall hunting season.
Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools are getting new gymnasiums. The school district is trying to get FEMA funding by making the new gyms approved storm shelters.
The organization is providing a free Thanksgiving meal for the 13th consecutive year. Everyone Eats! will also make food baskets for families who cannot afford a Thanksgiving meal. Food and cash donations will be accepted, and food will be collected at Moser's Discount Foods on Nov. 20.
Forty-six of Missouri's 197 lawmakers are women.
A Commerce Department report found that the percentage of households that connect to the Internet using broadband grew to 63.5 percent in 2009 from 9.2 percent in 2001, reflecting increases across nearly all demographics.
The students competed in several categories, including a chainsaw practicum and the identification of tree disorders, to win the award.
Cutting the program would waste money and could force 30,000 manufacturing workers out of their jobs. Refurbishing older aircraft would not help military or budgetary needs.
The MU Equine Science program has reset the bidding on MU Little Miss Loper after the highest bidder withdrew a $3,600 bid.