Although the Missouri General Assembly didn't bite on a proposal to base 10 percent of college and university funding on performance, the state is moving toward a strategy used in several other states.
THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Supermoon stirs social media sphere, Harrisburg destination draws barbecue enthusiasts
Outside activities dominated this week's best images, including a squirrel hunting activity and a show trying to educate people about exotic reptiles.
Columbia residents took the opportunity to tweet photos of the moon and discuss its pros and cons. If you missed it last night, the next time you'll be able to see a moon as big will be in August 2014.
At a Missouri Conservation Department sponsored youth hunt, young hunters went looking for squirrels but came up empty.
Joseph Wiechert, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene. Alyssa Crawford, 19, suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital West.
Officers responded to the call at 1 a.m. Sunday and did not find anyone involved in the shooting at the scene. The caller reported that four to five shots were fired.
Attempts to address the provider gap have taken on increased urgency ahead of the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Jan. 1.
The trend of naming bills for children appears to have gained steam this year in the Missouri Legislature. Bryce, Cade, Chloe, Sahara and Jonathan are among the chosen names.
Some states are offering loan reimbursements to medical school graduates that practice in underserved areas. Other states are expanding services provided by dentists, pharmacists and nurse practitioners.
The new building includes new classrooms, flooring and updated galleries in the main and south buildings.
UCLA (47-17) has backed its outstanding pitching in College World Seriesby committing a total of one error in wins over LSU, North Carolina State and North Carolina. The Bulldogs (51-18) have been the best-hitting team at the CWS, with a .297 average
Missouri had a little less than 74 active patient care primary care doctors per 100,000 residents in 2010, compared to the national per capita average of more than 79 active primary care doctors.
The Kansas City-based company says the cakes will taste the same but that the boxes will now bear the tag line: "The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever."
Blake Werner attended the St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf in the St. Louis area from age 3 to 9, where he learned to communicate.