The typical fast food worker in St. Louis is 28 and makes about $8 an hour. Workers on strike are asking for $15 an hour to properly take care of their families.
Jacob is the most popular for boys — again — and Sophia is the top name for girls, according to a list released Thursday.
The measure takes aim at "Agenda 21," a nonbinding UN agreement signed by 178 nations that encourages sustainable development.
The corps is predicting the amount of runoff flowing into the river basin this spring to be about 79 percent of normal.
The measure would only have imposed the new evaluation metrics on principals and administrators.
Improved soil moisture is good news for Midwestern corn growers, who have been forced to delay planting corn because of rainstorms.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that a March inspection of the 91st Missile Wing at Minot gave the missile crews the equivalent of a "D'' grade in missile operations, leading to the removal from duty of an unprecedented 17 officers.
With state revenues on the rise, Gov. Jay Nixon has been prompted to increase the number of improvement projects he proposed in the State of the State address in January.
Passage of this year's Marketplace Fairness Act would allow far more efficient collection of taxes already owed to states and others.
With only one week remaining in the legislative session, the proposed constitutional amendment appears unlikely to win final approval.
The new mandate would begin for babies born in Missouri in 2014.
Supporters say it prevents Missouri courts from using policies that come from outside the United States that also violate constitutional guarantees.