Charlie Bowman, who helped Orville Redenbacher start two of the best-known popcorn businesses in the U.S., has died.
Ohio joins Missouri in studying whether a commercial trucks-only lane would increase safety and decrese traffic congestion.
Forecast of hard freeze has Missouri fruit industry expecting less damage compared with the devastating freeze of April 2007, according to mid-Missouri growers. Most of the farmers said that the fruit can handle the temperatures that were expected to affect Missouri on Monday night.
A recently released airline quality study shows that performance is on the rise, with the best ratings in four years. Hawaiian was ranked No. 1 overall, with AirTran Airways and Jet Blue close behind.
Some California roasted pistachio products have traces of salmonella leading to a recall and actions toward tighter food testing laws.
Because of criticism from Capitol Hill, Rick Wagoner will step down from his position of Chairman and CEO at General Motors Corp. Although Wagoner insists on leading the company through the crisis, the White House has requested his immediate resignation.
Starting Monday, the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press will deliver papers on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays but make slimmer issues available in news racks the other days of the week. The papers are two of more than 80 papers — including the Missourian — that have cut issues.
But the Synod will not sell its AM station, which broadcasts religious programming.
The state and the province are suing over different issues.
The new water plan would involve assessing population growth and future demand statewide, determining water-supply capacity for reservoirs, and assigning priorities for water supply in different regions of the state. Missouri last updated its water plan in 2002.
John Haltom, who owns sex shops in Missouri and other states, says he should be eligible to run for City Council in Lincoln, Neb. The county's election is against it, arguing that he has a felony conviction.
Teens who can't find regular work might consider babysitting or errand-running, among other entrepreneurial jobs.
Twenty-somethings who have recently lost a job should consider working for free to gain valuable experience and should not let health insurance lapse, experts say.
Teens seeking summer jobs should practice interviewing and cast a wide net, among other things, experts say.
Several companies have already signed letters of intent to buy the vehicles.
Anheuser-Busch lost a fight against a smaller Czeck rival to claim "Budweiser" as a trademark. The decision upheld a 2007 court ruling that said the "Budweiser" name was already claimed in several EU countries by the rival brewer.
The money comes from the federal economic stimulus package and will go to airports across the state.
These products have been recalled out of concern they may be contaminated with salmonella.
The unemployment rate in Missouri increased to 8.3 percent February, the highest in the state since 1986.
Aimed at preventing mad cow disease, FDA rules make disposing of dead livestock more costly.