WHAT OTHERS SAY: Congress should restore propaganda ban

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is lacking in oversight.

Bulk container facility planned for northern Missouri

The project in Chillicothe calls for a more than $5.1 million investment and is expected to create 87 jobs.

Missouri Democratic Party chairman to step down

The Democratic Party plans to select a new party leader during the state committee's meeting Aug. 24 at a hotel in Jefferson City.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Veto of dangerous tax bill in Missouri may be safe

The tax bill, House Bill 253, gives hefty income tax cuts to self-employed persons who pass their business income onto their personal tax returns, and smaller breaks to individual taxpayers.

EPA: Testing at West Lake Landfill continues

Underground smoldering at the Bridgeton Landfill is causing an odor problem in that area of St. Louis County.

Ruling favors St. Louis street performers

The American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of the city's street musicians and other performers, contending that the ordinance violates the First and 14th amendments of the Constitution.

Jail inmates grow veggies in Lincoln County

The program incorporates the vegetables into meals served in the jail. The sheriff's department says it saves about $1,000 in the summer alone.