The ruling removed the requirement that all or parts of 15 states with a history of discrimination in voting get federal approval before changing the way they hold elections.
The public safety bill bill allows governing boards of public colleges and universities to create traffic regulations for roads owned or maintained by the school.
Lead mining and smelting have been going on in portions of southeast Missouri since the early 1700s. The region contains the world's largest deposit of the lead mineral galena.
The reductions are part of the Army's plan to trim forces by 80,000 soldiers over the next several years. Earlier this year, a draft plan had looked at cutting as many as 3,900 uniformed personnel from Fort Leonard Wood.
Auditor Tom Schweich said Missouri's existing passenger planes were already underutilized, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol did not do a formal written analysis before purchasing the new plane.
A state audit being released Tuesday notes that federal authorities found in 2011 that Missouri's school bus inspection procedures were inadequate.
Legislation to expand Medicaid rolls failed during the recent legislative session. We soon may learn if at least three, and potentially four, committees is overkill.
A 64-year-old woman sued for discrimination, claiming the agency cut costs based on a list sorted by age.
A Columbia man and a Jefferson City woman were arrested. The victim, 25, was found next to a car. The shooting was the fourth in Columbia in just over a week.