The governor urged the Missouri General Assembly to pass a new funding source for state-run veterans' homes.
The One World Trade Center, the building replacing the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, might be back on top as the tallest U.S building.
Sen. John Lamping is encouraging a change to "The Great Rivers State" for the state slogan, rather than "The Cave State" or "Where the Rivers Run."
The 2012 USA men's basketball team was drawn into Group A with Argentina, France and Tunisia for the London Games in Rio de Janeiro, and U.S. head coach Mike Krzyzewski said the going is going to be extremely competitive.
The governor said he does not intend to get involved in any significant way with the initiative to raise the cigarette tax.
The ARC is a 73,000 square foot health club, fitness center and place to exercise run by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
Weekend rains caused flooding along some rivers and creeks in Missouri, including Petite Saline Creek in Boonville.
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, a public agency that operates the Dome, has said it will release records only if the Rams say it's OK.
The number of newborns with withdrawal symptoms increased from a little more than 1 per 1,000 babies sent home from the hospital in 2000 to more than 3 per 1,000 in 2009 according to a national study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The Sikh Coalition has launched the FlyRights app, a free mobile application that allows travelers to complain to the government if they feel they have been treated unfairly by airport security screeners.
Strong winds and hail resulted in damage to the St. Louis area beyond the collapse of a tent near Busch Stadium.
Gov. Jay Nixon used a Capitol news conference Monday to urge lawmakers to pass legislation that would provide the money needed to continue running state nursing homes for military veterans.
Images from MU's Tap Day, the Missouri State Music Festival and a Silence the Violence rally were among the week's best photos by Missourian staff photographers.
Missouri tight end Michael Egnew was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft, and the softball team swept Iowa State.
Last week's most-read stories included a Columbia woman who was struck by a car while crossing the street in a wheelchair and a group of police officers who want Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton removed from his duties.
Karren Jones lives with four serious mental illnesses and has experienced her share of the instability and stigma associated with mental health issues. Now Jones is a volunteer phone operator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness hotline and uses her understanding of her own illnesses to help others deal with theirs.
Missouri held off host Iowa State 6-5 on Sunday to give Tigers freshman pitcher Bailey Erwin a victory in her first Big 12 Conference start.
After a morning with heavy thunderstorms, it cleared up enough Sunday afternoon to go fishing. For Monday, morning showers and thunderstorms are likely, according to the National Weather Service.
Hickman graduate Nick Wilson finished 11th for the Tigers in the individual standings this weekend at the Big 12 tournament in Trinity, Texas.
For the second straight game, the Tigers had just four hits, falling 7-0 on Sunday at Texas Tech.