La Niña, a periodic cooling of the surface temperatures of the tropical Pacific Ocean, has affected weather in most of the United States and might be contributing to the floods and storm battering Australia.
The state's summer food program reimburses groups for serving meals to children using money from the federal government.
The House Financial Institutions Committee and House Agri-Business Committee both were scheduled to meet and vote on legislation Wednesday.
Finance reports show Claire McCaskill has more than $900,000 in her campaign account. Challengers Sarah Steelman and Ed Martin have $200,000 and $40,000, respectively.
One student made it to Greece and was heading to Jordan while the other was in Prague.
The church, which has an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
Three other family members escaped the fire early Wednesday morning.
Snorre Valen, a 26-year-old legislator from Norway's Socialist Left Party, said he nominated WikiLeaks because its disclosures of classified documents promote world peace by holding governments accountable.
The storm brought 20 inches of snow to Hannibal and near that in Columbia and 18 inches in Jefferson City and Joplin. If not unprecedented, the storm was extremely rare, a Weather Service meteorologist said.
Fawcett wore the suit for what became one of the best-selling posters of all time.
Snow started falling across Columbia this morning. The snowfall totals are expected to reach between 17 and 21 inches.
A winter storm hit Columbia early Tuesday morning and is expected to leave 14 to 21 inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon.
Interstate 70 was closed, as were schools, banks and businesses.
Since Monday, the Missouri men's basketball team has been trying to find a way to play Oklahoma State Wednesday night. Missouri is still looking for its first conference road win.
Both sides of the Proposition B debate can find common ground in a need to address the problem of unlicensed breeders in Missouri.
Movies are just one way to keep busy during a blizzard. Other options include playing video games, reading, studying or even going outside and playing in the snow. What are you doing to keep yourself occupied during the blizzard?
Some committee hearings are still planned, but only technical floor sessions will be held on Wednesday and Thursday.
Almost one-third of the nation is bracing for the massive winter storm to hit Tuesday.
She was appointed in March 2010 and elected as treasurer in November.
Last year, an undefeated No. 3 Nebraska women's basketball team nearly got upset during its trip to Columbia. This year, Nebraska brings a much different team to Mizzou Arena.