Boonville authorities stopped the overflow of thousands of gallons of wastewater that trickled into the Missouri River on Tuesday.
House members begin discussions of changing campaign finance laws in order to improve public perception.
The utility requested an 18 percent increase on Tuesday
Each count carries up to 20 years in prison and fines up to $250,000 for the 13 charged.
According to Sen. Jason Crowell from Cape Girardeau, $1.8 million could be saved by not printing paper copies and offering the collection of state laws online instead.
Jessie Meanus pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, assault and armed criminal action.
The Missouri House of Representatives' debate ended Tuesday when they passed a resolution that disagrees with the proposed health care reform bill.
A possible increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism has led the Missouri House and Senate to hear bills mandating insurance coverage for the disorder. Speculation remains on how much insurance premiums will increase due to the potential mandate.
The State of the State address is expected to outline Gov. Jay Nixon's budget and policy proposals, including those to help with job creation.
Figures from 2009 show that removing the $500 loss limit at Missouri casinos provided less than a quarter of the additional $100 million for schools initially projected.
AmerenUE's Pure Power program is under scrutiny as some believe that its customers don't know where their dollars are going. Customers can pay premiums to support renewable energy development, but some of the money is sent to support an outside administrator.
For the most recent quarter, Lee said it earned $27.9 million, or 62 cents per share. It lost $48.7 million, or $1.10 per share, a year earlier.
Missouri legislators are scheduled to hear testimony Tuesday on a bill that would require increased coverage for autism treatment.
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking proposals from private individuals to potentially renovate old buildings that are eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Federal legislation expanding Medicaid could cost Missouri as much as $1 billion, according to cost estimates from state Republicans opposing the legislation. Some of the estimates, however, have been shown to be out of date.
Critics of the Missouri earnings tax have pushed to add the issue on the ballot as early as fall of 2010. The tax generates a third of St. Louis' city revenue and 40 percent of the Kansas City revenue.
Following his wife's struggle with breast cancer, Cottleville Mayor Don Yarber pushes for the legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri.
Officials say flooding is unlikely, although they've seen more precipitation than average.
With the arrival of a new priest at Our Lady of the Holy Cross Catholic Church came Elijah, a Labrador and border collie mix who attends mass alongside parishioners.