St. Louis rookie right-hander Shelby Miller saw his streak of 14 2/3 innings end in a 4-2 loss Monday at San Diego.
Growth is predicated on a boom in business activity that supporters of the tax-cut bill expect once people figure out how tax-friendly Missouri has become.
The National Weather Service gave it the top-of-the-scale rating of EF-5 for wind speed and breadth and severity of damage.
The high court said states had to consider an offender's upbringing and role in the crime before sentencing a juvenile to life without parole.
Gov. Jay Nixon sent a letter Tuesday to supporters of Medicaid expansion calling this year's defeat a "temporary setback."
Public safety campaigns by a range of highway safety organizations repeatedly remind drivers and passengers of the importance of buckling up.
The bill would require the Joint Committee on Legislative Research to do an actuarial analysis of the costs associated with the potential coverage mandate.
A bill restoring the commission's authority cleared the legislature before it adjourned last week.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 71 percent of the corn crop in key grain states is sowed.
The estimated death toll was cut by more than half. A spokeswoman said some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm that struck Monday afternoon.