Janet Thompson was the only new face in the group in a ceremony at the Boone County Government Center. Seven other county officials were sworn in by County Clerk Wendy Noren.
The fifth annual Happy New U, a free fitness event on New Year's Day, drew more than 150 people to the Activity and Recreation Center.
I think I went off the fiscal cliff shortly after 9/11, and I don’t think I ever got back on. The two big wars were enough to keep me struggling just to keep my feet on the ground.
Hikes Tuesday at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park were part of the First Day Hikes program, which encourages people to start the new year at one of the nation's state parks.
The fire caused no injuries but left the residence uninhabitable.
The man, who was not seriously injured, was taken by ambulance to University Hospital.
Gregory Kirchhofer was taken by ambulance to University Hospital after the accident Monday evening.
In addition to neutralizing middle-class tax increases and spending cuts taking effect with the new year, the legislation will raise tax rates on incomes over $400,000 for individuals and $450,000 for couples.
After someone drinks a fructose beverage, the brain doesn't register the feeling of being full as it does when simple glucose is consumed, researchers found.
Classes are starting Thursday at a repurposed school in the neighboring town of Monroe. Families have been coming in to see the new school, and an open house is scheduled for Wednesday.
Advocates with the St. Louis chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America are pushing for more services to be covered under Medicaid.
Two families contend that their solar panels are allowed under state regulations that trump a local ordinance. A city official says the more restrictive rule might apply.
It is customary at this time of year to bemoan the 12 months just past and look forward to a happier New Year. But it must be said that in some ways, the planet and its people were better off in 2012 than they have been in centuries.
The program inaugurated Tuesday would see welfare money directly deposited into recipients' bank accounts and require them to prove their identity with biometric data.
It's difficult to overstate Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf's importance to modern U.S. military history. The military hero of the Gulf War spent his twilight years helping children and charities.
The Senate-approved compromise to avert the "fiscal cliff" ran headlong into opposition earlier in the day from the No. 2 House Republican and other GOP lawmakers Tuesday.
Cole Patrick, an MU freshman from St. Joseph, died in a vehicle crash Friday. Michael Heney, an MU junior from Chesterfield, died from a head injury New Year's Eve at a home in Edwardsville, Ill., according to KMOX.