Almost 600 facilities would be affected by the proposed changes, which must be published for public comment before becoming final.
The Missouri chapter of the NAACP called for the investigation because it believes that the Missouri Department of Transportation was not following federal guidelines involving stimulus funds to maximize involvement of minority and women-owned businesses.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill faced a hostile group at a town hall meeting Wednesday night in Jefferson City. The main points she addressed were related to health care.
Two state representatives who admitted to spreading negative campagin material against Rep. Russ Carnahan pleaded guilty to obstruction charges and resigned from office.
More public corruption cases will follow Tuesday's guilty pleas and resignations from State Sen. Jeff Smith and Rep. Steve Brown.
As a member of the Senate for nearly half a century, Kennedy compiled a list of legislative achievements in many areas including health care, civil rights, education and immigration.
Fewer than 2,000 of the 2 million Eagle Scouts over the last century have received the award.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has not said if he will veto the bill. If he signs it, the measure would go to voters on Nov. 3.
The Missouri Gaming Commission has refused to allow the St. Louis-based President Casino to replace its century-old boat until the company gets a new operating license. If the casino loses its license, it will create an opening for another company to seek a casino permit in Missouri.
The city's South Grand business district will receive the money for construction, which is to improve safety and make the area more friendly to pedestrians and cyclists.
In his plea, Sen. Jeff Smith, D-St. Louis, said he told Rep. Steve Brown, then an aide to Smith, and his campaign treasurer to mislead investigators. Smith and Brown both announced they would resign from office. Sentencing for both men is set for Nov. 10.
Missouri state Sen. Jeff Smith of St. Louis pleaded guilty to two federal counts of obstruction of justice tied to his failed 2004 congressional campaign. Rep. Steve Brown of Clayton also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to obstruct justice and has said that he, too, will resign.
Smith's letter of resignation included an apology to his constituents and reminded them of the work he did while in office. He also stated that he won't run for office again.
Smith denied connection to a group that, during the 2004 congressional campaign, distributed materials critical of his primary opponent, Russ Carnahan.
Rep. Steve Brown's attorney confirmed that Rep. Brown will plead guilty to conspiracy and faces possible prison time.
Despite the poor economic climate, attendance at the annual Missouri State Fair rose this year.
Richard Sturgeon, Lake Ozark's former public works director, was fined $5,000 and sentenced to three years' probation.
Water levels in some parts of the aquifer, which is pumped in parts of Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, have declined 400 to 500 feet since 1960.
A ruling in an I-64 car accident awarded nearly $14 million to one victim who can no longer walk or talk.
Missouri native Kenneth Merten, the U.S. ambassador to Haiti, brings a message of hope to the poverty-stricken nation.