Nixon made a state disaster declaration Monday because of the extended drought and intense heat.
Nevada, Mo., is trying to improve both general health and quality of care of its residents while reducing health care expenditures.
The NCAA stopped short of shutting down the program completely, even though Penn State received many calls urging officials to do so.
The proposed amendment on public prayer will appear on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Plans have stalled for a proposed horse slaughtering plant in Rockville.
Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass currently serves as deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command. He began his career by enlisting in the Missouri Army National Gaurd in St. Louis.
Organizers of the experiment with Cerner, a Kansas City-based health care technology company, said the community could become a model for the nation.
Utility executives and business leaders are attending an economic development summit in Columbia while officials await word on a U.S. Department of Energy grant application.