The ethanol mandate, though green in intent, has large environmental pitfalls.
Seven facts about America's corn-based ethanol policy show it's not as green as it seems.
The timeline traces the rise in corn prices, loss of conservation lands and government legislation since the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Cellulosic fuel has not emerged as a biofuel replacement to corn-based ethanol, which proved far more damaging to the environment than the government predicted.
While the proposal highlights the government's struggle to ramp up production of homegrown biofuels that are cleaner-burning than gasoline, it is unlikely to mean much for consumers at the pump.
Volunteers and residents gathered to clean up the Ridgeway neighborhood. The project is a grassroots program called "Love Where You Live," which was an idea that originated in Plato, Texas.
Franklin, who was sentenced to death for the 1977 murder of Gerald Gordon, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday. It will be the first execution in Missouri in almost three years.
Missouri returned to Kansas City Saturday night, defeating Hawaii 92-80. Jordan Clarkson played intelligently in the second half, and Earnest Ross brought out an aggressive game.
Mother and son Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas, part of the team that created "Question Bridge," will screen their film and host supplemental discussions during the series.
Missouri forward Tony Criswell performed well in his first game back after a suspension. His teammates praised his performance after the game.
After their victory over the Florida Gators on Friday, the Missouri volleyball team quickly switched focus to prepare for their next away game at South Carolina on Sunday. "Within preparing for the Friday match, we're also preparing for the Sunday match," junior Emily Wilson said.
The Bruins had high expectations of returning to the semifinals for the fourth straight year. Instead, they were stunned 1-0 on their own turf.
Columbia College volleyball beats Park University in three sets to claim the American Midwest Conference Tournament Championship.
The state's minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to $7.50 per hour. While some argue the increase is too small, others say it makes Missouri uncompetitive.
Desiree Marion was last seen at 8:40 a.m. Thursday after a family member dropped her off at school.
After returning from a trip to Appalachia, Greyson Holliday wanted to try to do something to make a difference. That's when he decided to start the Young Socialists Club at Rock Bridge High School.
Alexander Steen extended his scoring streak to 13 games, the longest for a Blues player since Pierre Turgeon had a 15-game streak in 1999-2000.
Seven Rock Bridge High School boys competed in the event, along with a swimmer from both Hickman and Battle.
George Gordon Fleener of Columbia died Nov. 15, 2013. He was 90.
George Fleener served during World War II and worked as a fisheries biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation for nearly 40 years. He died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. He was 90.