Joseph Paul Franklin, 63, is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday refused to halt the execution.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday denied a clemency request for white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin, calling his crime a "cowardly and calculated shooting."
The Star Tribune says a deal could be finalized Tuesday that would send umbilical cord blood collected at the University of Minnesota's Medical Center to the St. Louis Cord Blood Bank.
Gov. Jay Nixon noted the federal government is now accepting joint income tax returns from legally married gay couples. He said Missouri law links the state tax code to the federal one.
The price of corn is reshaping the land across the Midwest, especially in Iowa, where prices per acre net around $5,000 today. Farmers in neighboring states are considering whether to plow prairie land and plant corn to be turned into ethanol.
Since his re-election, Gov. Jay Nixon has shifted in a liberal direction on issues such as gay marriage and health care.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's call for a moratorium on the use of incentives by his state and Kansas to lure businesses across the state line in the Kansas City area has been greeted with skepticism from Republican lawmakers in both states.
General Electric, which has sold holiday lighting for more than a century, expects that two out of every five strings of lights sold this year will be LEDs. Energy-efficient LED lights can pay for themselves in reduced electricity costs in as little as two years or less.
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.
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.
The Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum closed in Ash Grove because the owner, Moses Berry, says the museum is too time-consuming for him to handle by himself at 63 years old.
Most of the defendants are Sedalia residents. Several are from towns in neighboring Johnson County and the rest are from Columbia, Blue Springs and Raytown.
Botanists often rely on literature when identifying and describing plants they find in the field. An attempt to involve the gaming community could help them translate 500 years worth of plant and animal books.
Brian Gansereit, a farmer in Leslie, is creating Gansereit Farms Goat Grazing, which will use goats and modern portable electric fencing to clear vegetation from overgrown properties
Doctors at St. Mary's Health Center treated a patient with severe leg sores caused by use of krokodil, a flesh-eating drug.
The zoo will continue to care for Berlin as though she were pregnant, however.
Mark and Laura Fiedler were accused of arranging meetings between people seeking sex and alleged prostitutes in a downtown office they leased.
Because Missouri does not allow same-sex marriage, Gov. Jay Nixon's order applies to couples legally married in other states who file taxes in the state.
Officials recently submitted a letter to the Republican National Committee formalizing their intent to bid on the convention.
In what may be a preview of the heated debate to come in the 2014 legislative session, a Senate panel was sharply divided over the best ways to reform Medicaid and whether to expand eligibility to include people at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty line.