Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green issued a preliminary order blocking the House investigatory committee from proceeding with the subpoenas.
Although the bill makes no mention of specific drugs, state Sen. David Sater has said his bill was prompted by efforts elsewhere to require pharmacists to stock emergency contraception.
The bipartisan vote was 68-32 on a measure that sits atop President Barack Obama's second-term domestic agenda. But the bill's prospects are highly uncertain in the Republican-controlled House.
The name represents a compromise between Missouri lawmakers who wanted to name the new Interstate 70 bridge for the late St. Louis Cardinals great and Illinois lawmakers who wanted the name to honor military veterans.
The news was brighter for younger students and for blacks and Hispanics, who had the greatest gain in reading and math scores since the 1970s.
A $20 million challenge grant will help the University of Missouri-Kansas City move its Conservancy of Music and Dance to a new arts campus. Supporters must raise $70 million more.
Beginning next week, Mary Russell will lead the seven-member Missouri Supreme Court for two years.
No longer will federal law make second-class citizens of those who choose and love same-sex partners, thanks to this week's Supreme Court ruling.
Here are excerpts from Justice Anthony Kennedy's majority opinion and Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent about the Defense of Marriage Act.