The budget could force Gov. Jay Nixon to choose between aiding developmentally disabled children and low-income seniors.
The tax cut could reduce state revenues by about $700 million annually when fully phased in.
Jodi Arias' trial is expected to continue next week, and an Ohio prosecutor may seek the death penalty in the case of the man accused of kidnapping three women after learning that one of the victims suffered five miscarriages while in captivity.
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.
The Citizens Police Review Board, which does regular audits of complaints and concerns filed about police misconduct, said at its meeting Wednesday night that it doesn't have enough access to these files.
Sophomore Kearsten Peoples will compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw for the Tigers at this week's Southeastern Conference track and field championships.
It was the first time the data disclosing the list prices hospitals charge, compared to what Medicare covers, has been made available to the public. For Boone County residents, the news isn't all bad.
Middlebush Hall, located at University Avenue and Ninth Street on MU's campus, was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a leak. There were no injuries reported and the cause of the leak had not been determined as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Brianna Corwin has been coach Ehren Earleywine's go-to pinch runner for all three of her seasons at Missouri, but Corwin has made other contributions to the team, too.