While the Joplin Public Library escaped damage from the devastating tornado that hit the city, it has felt the storm's impact in another way. The library lost thousands of books and DVDs that had been borrowed by library patrons and were destroyed or damaged in the storm.
For one hundred years, the Chevrolet Motor Co. has enjoyed a prominent place in American popular culture. Following a government bailout in 2008, the company now seeks to re-establish itself as a global brand.
Missouri House speaker pro tem Shane Schoeller outlined proposals Thursday to create new state commissions concerning ballot measures and legislative redistricting and to require photo identification to vote.
Though the library was not hit by the storm, it lost between 1,200 and 1,500 items that had been checked out. The materials were valued at about $30,000.
The report will discuss how the Chinese and Russians have been using cyber-attacks to gather information about high-tech American research and development data to boost their own economic development.
Chevy, which lays claim to being the top-selling auto brand of all time, celebrates its 100th birthday on Thursday. "The American car from the mid-1930s to the end of the '60s was a Chevrolet," said John Heitmann, an automotive history professor at the University of Dayton.
Herschel Young, who pleaded guilty in 1995 to assault after hitting someone who spat on his wife, was elected in 2010 as presiding commissioner in Cass County. However, a state law that took effect in 2007 makes felons ineligible to be candidates for public office.
College graduates are ready to work, but they are consistently stymied by the significant loan debt they have accumulated. Congress is ignoring the issue, while President Obama is looking for solutions.
In the Share the Harvest program, hunters and meat processors donate venison to food banks to be distributed to needy Missouri families. About 6,100 deer were processed through the program during the 2010 hunting season, adding up to more than 350,000 pounds of meat.
The first 2012 game for the World Series champions will be April 2 in Springfield, not St. Louis.
Candidates selected the Central Missouri Humane Society, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Special Olympics and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as some of their charities this year.