She will stop in Missouri as part of the tour promoting the anti-childhood obesity program.
The measure endorsed Tuesday would give school districts the option to teach a National Rifle Association-sponsored gun safety program to students in first grade.
One bill that received initial approval Tuesday would allow rural counties to seek voter approval to adopt building codes, just as more populous counties already can do.
The Senate now plans to quit for the week at about noon Wednesday, and the House also is giving members a chance to leave early.
Gov. Jay Nixon has called on state legislators to come up with the $3 million in funds likely to be cut from the federal budget.
The Republican senator also spoke to the Missouri House this past May and said then that there should be a particular focus on boosting private sector jobs.
If conditions warrant, the district is inclined to close schools rather than have early dismissals.
The NCAA ended its investigation of the University of Miami athletics department, where Frank Haith coached before he came to Missouri.
After trailing for much of the game, the Missouri men's basketball team came back strong in the last minutes of the game for a 63-60 victory over No. 5 Florida to protect its undefeated mark at Mizzou Arena.
Nearly all faculty members who spoke at the roughly hour-long forum supported giving non-tenure-track faculty voting rights.
A new wrestling room, weight room, locker rooms and offices were also built using a $120 million bond passed in 2010.
Taken as groups of crimes, both property and violent crimes decreased in 2012 from 2011.
Economist Tyler Cowen argues in his book that more scientific breakthroughs are needed to spur America's economy, but the real solutions to economic stagnation lie in governing and administrative know-how.
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey has been having difficulty playing well in late-game situations, a problem that surfaced this season. Just take a look at the final moments of the Arkansas game Saturday.
After transferring from Hickman, senior Vencel Tigue has found a home at Rock Bridge.
The Advanced Via Individual Determination, or AVID, program builds college-readiness skills for students who get overlooked between the highest- and lowest-performing students in a school.
Margaret Prezioso-Frye remembers her family's favorite place to go in Columbia: Boone Tavern.
As people grow older, parts of black history falls away, unable to reach future generations.
The junior Bonuchi stood on top of the podium for the 1-meter diving event as Missouri concluded day one of the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in fifth place overall.
A pair of Columbia College basketball games were moved from Thursday to Wednesday because of weather concerns.