House rejects farm bill; 62 Republicans vote no

Many Republicans objected to the cost of the nearly $80-billion-a-year food stamp program, which has doubled in the past five years. The vote was 234-195 against the bill.

Missouri jobless rate climbs despite payroll gains

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Missouri's April unemployment was 6.6 percent.

The buzz: It's officially 'Pollinator Week' in Missouri

The state department of agriculture says there are more than 400 species of bees in Missouri.

Missouri park officials close swimming beaches

A sixth beach remains closed because of flooding.

Local food festival heads to Moniteau County

Future events are planned over the next few months in Linn, Jefferson City, Boonville and Columbia.

Board approves settlement wth ousted president

The former president of Missouri Southern State University will receive $185,400, the equivalent of a year's salary.