The governor had supported the early voting provision. A proposed constitutional amendment on photo IDs and early voting still is set to appear on Missouri's 2012 ballot.
With a new fiscal year beginning in two weeks, financial decisions must be made quickly.
Columbia Water and Light has plans for a 20-year fixed price contract with NextEra Energy Resources for Iowa wind power.
The farm will hold a Kid's Day on Saturday and remain open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays despite economic difficulties and funding issues.
While Kelsey Eitel competed in the pole bending and barrel racing this weekend at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals, her family's trailer became a gathering place for meals and visiting with relatives.
Students competed in the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals on Friday night at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Competition runs through Saturday with the awards being presented Sunday.
The Columbia-Allton Memorial Airport is to be commemorated as a historical site on Sunday.
Children had the opportunity to watch period actors speak about life during the Civil War and to explore artifacts from the era.
Several hundred children had the opportunity Friday to experience life during the Civil War. Students wandered in and out of booths that housed various artifacts including weaponry from the era.
The event marks Go Skateboarding Day, an international movement that annually recognizes the creativity of skateboarding and its benefits.
The periodical cicadas have been quieter because of the cool weather, but they will remain in Columbia for a few more weeks.
Emma Trent works on a figures routine during practice for the Roller Figure Skating World Championship in November.
Olivet Christian Church will hold its 54th annual chicken and mutton barbecue Saturday. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.
In order to accommodate the surplus of animals, the Humane Society converted two vacant warehouses nearby into kennels. None of the pets will be euthanized.
Joplin officials are now discussing ways to improve residential safety.
More than 900 animals remain at Humane Society shelters in Joplin three weeks after a tornado struck the city. Efforts are being made to get all the animals adopted.
By turning each state's tax system on its head — from regressive to progressive — states would raise an additional $490 billion in revenue.
Exercising and eating healthy, carcinogenic-free foods is the best form of health care.