Sen. Claire McCaskill heard from a mixed audience during the health care forum in Hannibal on Monday. While the audience was mostly polite, there were several people who weren't shy about voicing their opinions.
Sixteen percent of the students at the Mississippi University for Women aren't. Thus in a bid to increase enrollment and acknowledge male students, school leaders are proposing a name change that seems certain to foster controversy among the institution's passionate alumni.
Utility companies have already let Missouri utility regulators know their concerns about possible carbon limits; and now environmentalists, the Department of Natural Resources and consumer advocates are getting the chance to make their own case.
As part of the "You Drink and Drive. You Lose" campaign, St. Louis County police plan to step up enforcement of drunk driving offenses through Sept. 7.
One reason for the rise in home sales could be due to first-time home buyer credits, real estate agents say. The country will have to wait until after the credits expire in November to see if the trend continues.
Sen. Brad Lager said Senate staff weren't allowed to interview Department of Natural Resources employees Thursday, but DNR Director Mark Templeton said the agency and Senate investigators had agreed to allow the DNR's lawyers to be present during interviews.
The Kroger Co. grocery chain says its Super Kids Enriched White Sandwich Bread could pose a threat to people with milk allergies. Customers who bought the bread should return it for a refund or replacement, the store says.
A monthly survey of rural bankers suggests that real estate, retail sales and hiring are still below levels needed for growth in 11 Midwest and Plains states, including Missouri.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education sent letters to local school districts urging them to prepare for a possible resurgence of the H1N1 flu.
Nearly half a million veterans are expected on college campuses this year as part of the new GI Bill. The surge is leading to a call for schools to re-examine their policies of declining to grant college credit for military training and service.
Washingtion University researcher has been the subject of federal inquiries related to a study he performed before coming to the university.
Census finds two species rarely seen in Missouri in the last two decades.
Recent tests show samples from several coves below the standard for public swimming beaches.
Federal officials in the U.S. Department of Labor rejected Missouri's request for $133 million to boost unemployment benefits. The rejection was due to the request's wording.
Republican Rep. Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan both sought to appeal to rural voters at the Missouri State Fair's annual ham breakfast. They are seeking to succeed Republican U.S. Sen. Kit Bond.
Many of the cuts affect state workers, with about 200 positions to be eliminated or left unfilled.
John Yettaw returned to the U.S. Wednesday after his imprisonment in a Myanmar jail. Yettaw was arrested in early May after swimming to the lakeside house of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Former Gov. Warren Hearnes was remembered Wednesday for his work with the mentally ill and children. About 300 mourners arrived for Hearnes' memorial service at the Capitol in Jefferson City.