Brothers died Monday of respiratory failure in New York City.
Unions would need to get annual consent from members before they can automatically deduct fees from paychecks or spend fees on political activities, including campaign contributions.
While Monsanto won this case, the court refused to make a sweeping decision that would cover other self-replicating technologies like DNA molecules and nanotechnologies.
To try to keep premiums low, some states are allowing insurers to charge patients a hefty share of the cost for expensive medications used to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other life-altering chronic diseases.
If the government fails to appeal, it would clear the way for over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill to younger girls.
The budget passed last week by the legislature would make about $20 million of funding for the First Steps program contingent on repealing a tax break for low-income seniors and disabled people who live in rental housing.
The bill is intended to ensure there is no drop in funding for the First Steps program, which serves developmentally disabled children, nor for several other initiatives.
At least three of the victims were seriously wounded. Of the rest, many were grazed and authorities said that, overall, most wounds were not life threatening.
Members of the public are invited to hear attorneys argue eight appeals from the trial court in Cape Girardeau County.
State lawmakers gave final approval to a resolution directing the State Historical Society of Missouri to develop proposals to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Missouri's birth as a state.
Missouri was selected as the No. 6 overall seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament, meaning Columbia will be a host site for the regionals beginning Friday through May 19 and, if Missouri advances, a host site for the super regionals the following weekend.
A 43-year-old man fell about 60 feet after the lines of the parachute glider he was flying became tangled. On Sunday evening, he was serious condition and transported to University Hospital.
The best photos from Missourian photographers this week included the SEC Track and Field Championships and a lesson in chivalry from a local 10-year-old.
This week in Missouri sports, the Missouri baseball and softball teams had different experiences at weekend series. The baseball team lost in a three-game series against Alabama. The Missouri softball team won against Arkansas, advancing the team to the semifinals, only to lose against Florida 10-4.
The Columbia School Board will vote Monday on a contract ratified by the Columbia Missouri National Education Association and review an update to the district's policy that would allow the district's safety and security officers to carry guns.
The freshman finished in 10.18 seconds to earn All-Southeastern Conference honors
On Sunday morning, officers responded to a home invasion on Hamilton Way. According to a news release, a man entered the residence, displayed a handgun and demanded marijuana and money.
The most read stories from the past week include a story about how Columbia mail carriers are handling the the uncertain future of the U.S. Postal Service and Missouri baseball player Gavin Stark's arrest.
Legislative supporters said the new building could house offices for several state agencies. Governor says no one wants a new building, except "bureaucrats."
Despite a quiet demeanor, Peoples led the event throughout the competition on Sunday to earn the Southeastern Conference title.