Among the sticking points in the $23 billion budget between the House and Senate had been funding for colleges and universities, aid for public school busing, provider reimbursement rates for in-home care services and a prescription drug coverage program.
Many residents along the Mississippi have had to leave their homes because of the threat of floodwaters. The high river waters are projected to break the records from the great flood of 1927.
Caruthersville is preparing for Mississippi River flooding with sandbags and hope.
The redistricting plan will go forward despite Gov. Nixon's objections.
President Barack Obama said he does not want to release the photos because the release could incite violence and create national security risks.
Chelsea Thomas threw her 287th strikeout of the season Wednesday in a 5-0 win over Western Illinois, the second game of a doubleheader sweep of the Leathernecks at University Field.
Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers and his music group Suite 1050 were an opening act for Kareem Rush on Tuesday night at the Blue Note.
The re-enactors from a Columbia camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans came to Jefferson Junior High School to share their take on Civil War history.
The Missouri House and Senate cannot agree on how higher education funding, school district transportation and a senior prescription drug program fit into the state budget.
Rock Bridge won the team competition at Wednesday's Class 4 boys golf sectional and Hickman had two golfers finish well enough to advance to the state competition.
MU student, Nicholas Coppola, has been missing since Dec. 12. Because he is a legal adult and has not committed a felony, police have stopped the search for him because of limited resources.
Members of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force met with residents to discuss Columbia Imagined.
In its response to a writ of habeas corpus filed by Ryan Ferguson's attorney, the attorney general's office finds that none of the four grounds cited in the petition to free Ferguson rise to a level worthy of the writ.
Although still in flux, changes could include the elimination of 18 full-time positions — two fewer than January projections. The district needs to come up with ways to increase revenue and fund necessary improvements.
The Missouri General Assembly's override of the governor's veto reflects divisions in the Democratic party.
After a tough transition to third base, Travis Bittle has been carrying Rock Bridge High School's baseball team at the plate.
Law enforcement agencies statewide will increase efforts to prevent underage drinking and driving through May 13. In Columbia, these efforts could include a sobriety checkpoint and DWI patrols.
A bill that would require voters to present nonexpired, government-issued photographic identification at polling stations passed 99-52 in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Plans to redistrict the state to include one less district continue to be debated by congressmen. Missouri House leaders overrode Nixon's veto of a recent proposal.
The workshop damage is severe enough that investigators cannot tell what caused the fire.