With three important Republican-backed bills in front of him, Gov. Nixon's decisions could further separate him from his party members.
As Joplin residents recover from the tornado that tore through the city, resurrecting Joplin High and other public schools has brought the community together.
Missouri’s Jace Long was named a Ping Golf All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Dixon, Mo., native is coming off a season in which he won four events, including the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional in Ocala, Fla.
A jury rejected a northwest Missouri man's $3 million lawsuit against Premium Standard Farms. The man sought damages for the scent emitted from the hog farm, which he claimed damaged the use and enjoyment of his property.
Residents in Missouri and elsewhere are being warned about what could happen if rivers rise as much as projected. In Jefferson City, for example, the predicted crests of 6 feet to 14 feet above flood stage could wash out roads, breach levees, close railroads, threaten power plant operations and shut down major highways.
The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis said Thursday that what is believed to be a portion of the stolen moon dust was retrieved from a St. Louis auction company on Friday.
No human cases have been reported, though mosquitoes with West Nile have been found in communities ranging from Lemay in the southern part of the county to Florissant in the north.
The Planning and Zoning Commission approved on Thursday a text amendment request that would allow selling produce on site if the land is in office zoning.
The NRC will accept public comments about cleaning up the radiation at MU's Pickard Hall until July 5. In March, MU requested an extension for developing the process to clean up the radiation.
The diocese transferred responsibilities regarding sex abuse allegations to a new individual, but some say this won't change how the diocese investigates sex crimes.
Representatives of 21 downtown businesses signed a petition saying Summerfest activities draw customers away from competing businesses. They ask that the street closure only be allowed on certain days.
Campers are spending the week learning physics and creative problem-solving skills as they make projects out of recycled materials at Camp Invention.
High Enforcement Action Teams will be used on Missouri highways this summer to promote safe travel. Officers will look for people who are speeding, driving without seat belts and driving while intoxicated.
The Columbia School Board voted Thursday to adopt a $161.4 million budget for 2011-12.
The hearing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union at MU.
Al and Marjo Price are recognized by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce
The district will continue to cover coaches, base-level equipment and basic transportation for all sports.
The 5.5 percent increase would mean $10.50 more per credit hour for in-state, undergraduate students.
A few dust flecks that were stolen out of Johnson Space Center years ago have been returned to their rightful place.