Missouri's average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was $2.81 on Monday.
Shoppers can now actively choose between homegrown and foreign products. And the United States Department of Agriculture can better track products during food outbreaks. But the law doesn't cover all retailer or all food, making the origin of most foods still a mystery to customers.
A critical shortage of the radioactive isotope molybdenum-99 has brought scientists from more than 15 countries this week to Columbia to discuss the MU Research Reactor's role in increasing the production of this substance.
After not showing up for church, the couple's son found their bodies at their house. Authorities are looking into the possibility of a double homicide.
If the Colorado-based company finds uranium on private land, the owners of the land would receive 4 percent of the proceeds.
A 67-year-old worker died Saturday in Cape Girardeau after falling into an empty hopper barge.
The vice president is scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder in Cape Girardeau.
Superintendent C.J. Huff said tattoos could become more of an issue as the district hires young teachers from an age group that's more comfortable with tattoos.
The superintendent of the southeast Missouri school says the rule would protect teachers from false accusations.
The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment is scheduled to open next summer in Cape Girardeau.
A toxicology expert has linked a high cancer-incidence rate to the former operation of a Rockwool Industries insulation plant in this small Missouri town.
Republican Kenny Hulshof has introduced a new policy almost weekly since the start of the Missouri gubernatorial race, while Democrat Jay Nixon has stuck to three basic messages: the economy, health care and higher education.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke in Springfield on Friday, stressing that John McCain's campaign is trying to belittle Barack Obama instead of focusing on important issues.
Problems in the economy have overshadowed all other election issues.
Steven Brown admitted he ran up more than $280,000 on his government-issued credit card. Brown worked for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Arnold.
Richard Davis of Independence faces the death penalty when he is sentenced Thursday in the May 2006 killing of 41-year-old Marsha Spicer, also of Independence.
Voters approved a plan in 2006, but this November, they'll be voting for city-supported construction of a 14-mile starter route.
Larrison's World's Largest Small Appliance Museum opened Friday in hopes of preserving for future generations what kept yesteryear's kitchens percolating.
Six people are in serious condition following a crash stemming from a bus failing to yield to an SUV in Stoddard County.
Drury University officials are hoping a 90-minute presentation on binge drinking helps prevent the kind of thing that happened to a freshman a month ago.