The focus groups are part of an update to the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan.
Margaret Prezioso-Frye shares a tale based on the proverb that says you should "never look a gift horse in the mouth."
Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie lost his third straight start with the Royals falling 3-1 to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night, but he could hardly be faulted for this one.
Sen. Tom Harkin, the chairman of the Senate education panel, said none of the proposals being circulating among lawmakers could win passage, and he urged lawmakers to extend the current rates for another year.
The St. Louis Mosaic Project was formally launched Thursday with an ambitious aim to make the St. Louis region the fastest-growing metropolitan area for immigration by 2020.
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.
Same-sex couples in Columbia and their supporters welcomed two Supreme Court decisions Wednesday as a sign of progress for gay rights, but they also said they were disappointed that same-sex marriage isn't yet recognized in Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon, UM System President Tim Wolfe, Mayor Bob McDavid and all City Council members attended a joint ceremony dedicating the new Greenbriar Trail and kicking off Nixon's 100 Missouri Miles initiative.
Members of the Street Crimes Unit made an arrest in relation to the June 15 downtown shooting after a special City Council meeting where officials discussed crime prevention techniques.
Former Tigers Alex Oriakhi, Phil Pressey and Laurence Bowers are all projected to go in the mid- to late second round or to go undrafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft.
After three people were electrocuted while swimming near docks in the Lake of the Ozarks last summer, electricians were busy with calls from homeowners worried about the safety of their dock wiring. Much remains to be done to bring all the docks on the lake up to code.
Eric Cravens, 20, was arrested by members of the Street Crimes Unit at 4:13 p.m. on Wednesday in connection to the June 15 downtown shooting.