Fifty-seven of the Missouri retirement system's staffers had been expecting to receive bonuses on June 29, but state budget cuts have led to $162,258 in payments being put on hold.
The use of chemicals could contaminate the High Plains Aquifer. About 2 million people depend on it as a source of drinking water.
Federal prosecutors say Cathy M. Gieseker operated a $27 million Ponzi scheme as an owner of a Missouri trucking company and grain elevator. Gieseker is the company's only employee.
The meeting is to include a panel of budget, health care and legal experts.
The staging is meant to satisfy the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's requirement for practice drills every two years.
The Missouri Secretary of State is to speak Monday afternoon at her downtown St. Louis satellite office.
In a federal effort to protect trout fish, the hydropower capacity of several dams could be reduced. Some electric companies argue that if federal efforts prove successful and hydropower from dams is reduced, potentially less carbon-friendly power plants might be relied upon as an alternative for customers.
Had it not been for Tyler Egan's quick thinking, he and his family might have been in grave danger during a fire that consumed their house on Wednesday. Tyler applied fire safety lessons recently learned in school to swiftly lead his family away from harm.
Nixon said he is there to show support for the troops, to better understand the National Guard's role in the region and to make a pitch for securing better equipment for the Guard.
The Missouri retirement system is putting $162,258 in staff bonuses on hold because of state budget cuts stemming from the economic downturn. Gov. Jay Nixon's administration declared the move "an appropriate first step."
Swine flu and strep throat cases prompted officials to send hundreds of campers home a day early last week.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says May storms damaged 204 million board feet of timber on 113,000 acres.
A private funeral service for the former CBS anchorman is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue. But, his final resting place will be beside his wife in a family plot in Kansas City.
Former Blunt aide Scott Eckersley settled the lawsuit against Blunt's administration in May for $500,000, but has not spent the money because he has been holding out for an official state apology.
The St. Louis-based humane group says its shelters are packed with great, adoptable dogs, cats and kittens. It's urging the public to adopt some this weekend, and has discounted adoption fees.
The Environmental Protection Agency's plans to spread tons of lead-laced soil over old mining grounds in Leadwood have angered some citizens, since Leadwood already has elevated levels of lead found in many yards. The EPA says it would grow grass over the mining spots of land and prevent lead from washing into the streams after it rains.
The Missouri Clean Water Campaign has filed a complaint against the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for withholding public documents.
The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to replace existing road signs with flourescent ones over the next decade.
After initiating a review of state contracts this past January, Gov. Jay Nixon's administration said it has saved roughly $2 million through renegotiations in contracts and travel reimbursement reductions.
Missouri will receive $41.7 million in Federal Recovery Act money for improvements to the St. Louis transit system.