A magnitude-3.7 earthquake was detected near Sikeston.
Last year, the state delayed sending tax refunds to boost cash reserves.
A new state law giving about bidding for motor vehicle license offices gives not-for-profits an unfair advantage, says Mike Becker.
The Missouri Bar has set up a Web site for Missourians to rate judges. Public comments are accepted about the performance of the 62 judges who will be up for retention votes this fall. The information collected will be shared with evaluation committees.
Missouri Southern State University's faculty senate is supporting a proposal to add gays and lesbians to anti-discrimination policies, the faculty handbook and the university's equal opportunity employment statement.
Sedalia has banned tobacco use inside all city property, which includes vehicles and the entire City Hall campus
Missouri Gas Energy lost an appeal of a tax bill it received for natural gas it is storing in caverns in Oklahoma.
A bill sponsored by Rep. Wayne Cooper, R-Camdenton, would require tanning facilities to be licensed and prohibit people younger than 16 from tanning.
Unemployment in Missouri in January dropped slightly over previous months with gains in certain areas but still with losses in others.
The city has stopped using its red-light cameras while leaders determine whether to ask for a rehearing or buy new ones.
Proposed legislation would allow the city of St. Louis to control its police force without state intervention.
Gov. Jay Nixon says preliminary revenue figures from February make it clear that officials "will need to downsize the scope of state government."
Testing the water of Missouri's lakes and rivers, including that of the Lake of the Ozarks, is being discussed by Republican and Democratic senators.
Two of six Missouri men accused of sexually abusing their young relatives two decades ago have been granted requests for new judges in their cases.
In an effort to go green and save green, geothermal heating and cooling is becoming a viable option in the Midwest.
A new program designed to help feed hungry students began recently in the Kennett School District in southeast Missouri. The program provides students who qualify with a backpack full of food each weekend to help feed their families.
Senators from both parties have condemned each other for the handling of E. coli found in the Lake of the Ozarks.
On Monday, representatives from the University of Missouri System opposed a health care plan that would consolidate the plans of all state government employees.
The Show Me State Victory fund is hosting a Democratic fundraising event in St. Louis where President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a guest appearance.
The Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region jumped to 61 in the month of February, suggesting economic growth for the coming months. The survey covers Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Oklahoma.