Passage of this year's Marketplace Fairness Act would allow far more efficient collection of taxes already owed to states and others.
With only one week remaining in the legislative session, the proposed constitutional amendment appears unlikely to win final approval.
The new mandate would begin for babies born in Missouri in 2014.
Supporters say it prevents Missouri courts from using policies that come from outside the United States that also violate constitutional guarantees.
The Citizens Police Review Board, which does regular audits of complaints and concerns filed about police misconduct, said at its meeting Wednesday night that it doesn't have enough access to these files.
Sophomore Kearsten Peoples will compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw for the Tigers at this week's Southeastern Conference track and field championships.
It was the first time the data disclosing the list prices hospitals charge, compared to what Medicare covers, has been made available to the public. For Boone County residents, the news isn't all bad.
Middlebush Hall, located at University Avenue and Ninth Street on MU's campus, was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a leak. There were no injuries reported and the cause of the leak had not been determined as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Brianna Corwin has been coach Ehren Earleywine's go-to pinch runner for all three of her seasons at Missouri, but Corwin has made other contributions to the team, too.
Tina Gruer, who lives in Callaway County, has brought Bootsie to Columbia twice. This time it was to show her friend who had bought a baby alligator.
MU assistant professor Bulent Koc developed an app for smartphones that will allow farmers to alert emergency contacts in the case of a rollover accident using GPS technology. Tractor rollovers remain the leading cause of death and injury on farms.
While police were following up on a noise complaint, Angel Anderson is accused of threatening to kill her neighbor and a police officer before attacking them.
The Uniform Code of Military Justice, signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1950, has served the armed forces well for more than 60 years.
Concealed weapons can be worrisome enough by themselves. But the possibility of an unsecured list that names personal information of conceal carry permit holders is something that needs to be addressed immediately.
Seniors Stephen Alena Turban and David C. Wang were announced as winners of the $2,500 college scholarships.
Girls pole vaulting, which was added to Missouri state track and field competition in 1999, is part sprint, part gymnastics and part aerial acrobatics.
The Bruins shut out the Jays with six singles wins on Wednesday at Cosmo-Bethel Park.
Missouri went 15-8 in Southeastern Conference games in its first season in the conference. The Tigers also beat Florida in a nonconference game in the Mary Nutter Classic in February.
Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff's Department searched two residences in Columbia and found finished methamphetamine, meth paraphernalia, chemicals and equipment, according to a news release.
Sameon Phouk of Columbia died Friday, May 3, 1913. He is survived by his wife and nine children.