Historians say the negative reaction to housing suspected terrorists in Kansas is far different from what it was like when World War II POWs were housed in Kansas, Missouri and other states.
Gov. Jay Nixon will receive the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award next year. It's an award that fewer than one of every 1,000 Eagle Scouts ultimately receive.
A defense attorney for the Mark Woodworth wants the transcripts, which a judge ruled did not exist, in order to scrutinize the courtroom conduct of the prosecutor who presented the evidence.
Eleven Midwest states are participating in an education and awareness campaign that aims to encourage Latinos to participate in the 2010 Census. Officials say some immigrants worry about providing details that could lead to inquiries of their immigration status.
Smith Electric Vehicle's U.S. subsidiary is receiving a $10 million grant to help build its planned manufacturing plant near the Kansas City International Airport. It is part of a national effort to boost the battery and electric vehicle industry and create jobs.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced more than $15 million in federal grants for Missouri, including money for Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. Corp., the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC.
The projects focus on the Union Pacific tracks used by the twice daily Amtrak passenger trains between St. Louis and Kansas City.
Missouri is competing against other states for the stimulus funds, and preliminary applications show states are seeking nearly 12 times the amount of money available.
If passed by the voters, the ban would exempt casinos and most bars.
Ian McCaslin, director of MO HealthNet, said that his program is looking for ways to run the health care program for the poor more efficiently. Currently, MO HealthNet is projected to cost more than $7.6 billion over the course of this year.
Cami Ronchetto and Linda LaFontaine are two of the many racers participating in the Missouri River 340. Ronchetto has participated in a number of adventure races over the years, but this is her first time tackling the Missouri River competition.
A record-number of competitors will paddle down the Missouri River this week as part of the Missouri River 340. The grueling race presents physical and mental challenges to the participants during its four-day run.
Columbia schools will receive $199,989 as part of the more than $4 million in grants to fund technology in Missouri schools.
Families spend varying amounts raising their children. Lower income families spend $160,000 through age 17, middle income families spend $221,000 and higher income families spend about $367,000, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture.
The seizures risk further delaying the court ruling for John Yettaw, who faces up to five years in jail for swimming to Aung San Suu Kyi's house, violating the terms of the democracy leader's detention.
The Missouri Restaurant Association is initiating a program to stimulate restaurant patronage in Missouri. The first 1,000 people who accumulate $200 in restaurant expenses in September will receive a $25 gift certificate.
The police said the man also had a revoked license and outstanding warrants.
At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon will be announcing more than $4 million in grants for technology in schools. Nixon will make the announcement at the Carnahan High School of the Future in St. Louis.
The City Council in Washington, Mo., has voted to keep a bill that requires a prescription to purchase pseudoephedrine-based medication. Working in one of the top counties for meth lab busts in the nation, police have praised the law.
Sikeston and Benton will both be turning 150 years old next year. The two Missouri towns have a number of celebrations prepared for the event, including a New Year's Eve ball in Sikeston and a Founder's Day celebration in Benton in April.