Republicans, Democrats trade-off over raising Medicare eligibility age

As part of an effort to reduce the government's deficits, Republicans are pushing to raise the Medicare eligibility age, but not everyone is happy with the idea.


For Missouri River states, drought revives old water war

A battle between upstream and downstream states on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers about easing low water levels carries a decades-long history with it.


Missouri company gets $5 million to move to Kansas

SelectQuote Senior Insurance Services plans to move one mile west across the border into Kansas. The company plans to save money on taxes with the move.

Apple to produce line of Macs in U.S. next year

According to comments aired Thursday from Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers to the United States next year.

Missouri Gov. Nixon visits troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan

Gov. Jay Nixon said he went to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, received briefings from military commanders and swore-in several soldiers for extensions of their service.

U.S. drought levels off after two weeks of worsening

The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows that more than 62 percent of the contiguous U.S. remains in some form of drought as of Tuesday, and low water levels could mean trouble for barges hoping to navigate the Mississippi River.

American to keep 4 gates at Lambert Airport

The airline's total leased space at the airport will shrink to about 39,000 square feet from about 66,000 square feet.

Mark Twain to appear on commemorative coin

President Barack Obama signed a law that calls for the U.S. Mint to produce for a limited time $1 and $5 coins honoring the Missouri writer.