A study announced Tuesday will track whether an experimental drug can stall Alzheimer's in people who appear healthy but are genetically destined to get a type of the disease that runs in the family.
The bill would allow such lawsuits only in cases where one worker "purposefully and dangerously" injures another.
The legislation would permit charter schools in all districts, but the rules on who could sponsor them would depend on a district's accreditation status.
Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation last year that could have allowed more digital billboards because the bill also contained provisions barring local governments from enacting total bans against billboards within their city or county limits. Those provisions are not included in the legislation passed Tuesday.
The small two-story house a few blocks from the Mississippi River is among several buildings that are part of the Mark Twain home and museum.
Dramatic readings of the Book of Job will be performed by David Strathairn, Paul Giamatti and Arliss Howard.
A narrow majority of young adults predict Facebook's appeal will fade down the road (51 percent), fewer think it will stick around as a service (44 percent).
Missourians can hope lawmakers wisely craft a new higher education funding formula down the road, but nothing is guaranteed.
Figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Economic Development also show that Missouri added more jobs in March than originally thought.
The House voted 147-2 in favor of legislation that makes it a crime for those with authority over an elderly person to take advantage of that person's state of mind for financial gain.
Desloge, an MU graduate, spent nearly three decades as a journalist with the St. Louis Business Journal.
The U.S. government has told Guatemala it won't return a girl adopted in 2008 by a Missouri couple. The girl was allegedly snatched from her biological mother.
About 15 businesses in and around Joplin are working to provide the shelters, an increase from five companies two years ago.
The measure would curtail the governor's ability to appoint people to openings in offices such as attorney general or secretary of state.
Two of the proposals aim to help the working poor and the tobacco tax would buttress education funding. Each of the four issues was brought to the legislature and discarded.
The region has received only about two-tenths of an inch of rain in May, putting the area about nine to 10 inches behind the average rainfall for this time of the year.
Two St. Louis residents filed separate suits claiming significant injuries from the April 28 accident outside Kilroy's Sports Bar near Busch Stadium.
The bill has been passed by the House and the Senate and will go to Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature.
The northeast Missouri town of Hannibal is celebrating the centennial of the dedication of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home.
Top Alzheimer's scientists are working toward the ambitious goal of better treatments and perhaps even ways to stall the disease by 2025.