The board agreed to raise the application fee $5, and returning students will pay a $15 application fee next spring.
A water breach destroyed part of an AmerenUE water reservoir five years ago. The electric company is rebuilding the structure in southeast Missouri.
MoDOT says they saved thousands of dollars by using sensor devices along a major highway. The sensors helped determine which areas needed attention during winter storms.
UM System President Gary Forsee ordered a new policy Thursday that will address conflicts of interest issues that stem from research involving human subjects. A task force made up of members from the four system campuses created the new policy.
The report done for the State Board of Education was completed by the Leadership and Learning Center.
A former executive at a toy-making company is being charged with fraud for allegedly embezzling $400,000.
The House passed a crime bill Wednesday, which covers a range of topics including adoption records and guns, as well as an expansion of the "Castle Doctrine." The Columbia delegation was split, with two for and one opposed.
The House Ethics Committee approved a bill that would reform ethics regulations in the legislature. It includes a provision to place a limit on campaign contributions, which was removed from an ethics bill passed by the Senate.
Flooding occurred on Thursday in parts of Missouri, including near some state highways in western Missouri and from St. Louis south to Cape Girardeau.
The $23 billion state budget has been sent to the Senate, where additional cuts might be made.
With St. Louis' President Casino to close its doors by July 1, the Missouri Gaming Commission is testing the water for licensing a new riverboat casino.
Legislation passed Thursday to create a bicameral committee to monitor Missouri's federal stimulus money.
The Missouri Senate passed legislation Thursday to increase the maximum size of MU spinal cord research grants by 500 percent.
The dispute grew to involve more House members.
With approximately one-third of forms completed, Missouri is one of five states currently topping the U.S. census response rate. About 20 percent of U.S. households have completed the form, which is used distribute federal aid and U.S. House seats.
A bill sponsored by Sen. Jim Lembke, R-St. Louis County, would allow home-schooled students to play high school sports at the high schools in their attendance area.
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded two Missouri prisoner re-entry programs $2.9 million each in federal grants.
Technological development was one of the topics discussed at the conference.
The National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis will move to a larger facility in north St. Louis in 2011.
Officer David Haynes was chasing a burglary suspect when his patrol car was struck twice, killing him. The suspect has been arrested.