In a survey commissioned by the Missouri Arts Council, it was found that arts and cultural organizations in the state also supported 5,320 full-time jobs.
In addition to the Farm Aid concert, the St. Louis area will also host events with an agricultural emphasis at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market and the Taste of St. Louis.
Oklahoma police say they have arrested a 54-year-old man suspected of killing two people in Jefferson City, Mo. The arrest, which was made near Tulsa, came about 7 hours after police found the two bodies.
Despite accusations that an aide to Gov. Jay Nixon knew about the high E. coli levels in the Lake of the Ozarks reported on May 29, Nixon has said his office was not made aware of the water quality test results until June 23. He said that he ordered the information to be released to the public immediately after he was informed of the situation.
A downtown Kansas City airport is set to receive tax credits for a new terminal building, gueling facilities and hangars. Gov Nixon defends the decision as working to create 94 new jobs.
Shovelnose sturgeon outnumber the endangered pallid sturgeon 80-1, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service might grant them protection because of the similarities in the two types of fish when they are young.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon disputed a DNR official's claim that he knew in May of high E. coli levels at the Lake of the Ozarks.
A man from St. Charles County suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling off a cliff in a national park in Arizona.
A Missouri state representative was part of a group that traveled to Spain to gather ideas for a Midwestern high-speed rail system.
The award recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the lives of children in need.
Governor Nixon's handling of E. coli bacteria in the Lake of the Ozarks resembles Matt Blunt's handling of deleted e-mails.
Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan, who has presided over high-profile constitutionality challenges to state laws, was nominated to be a U.S. attorney for eastern Missouri.
Funding to cover certain brain injury treatment centers has been slashed. The younger population, the most likely to be uninsured, are the most likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury.
Water samples taken at the Lake of the Ozarks showed high E. coli levels, but the Missouri Department of Natural Resources said that internal delays pushed back the release of its report for almost another month.
Cyclist Lance Armstong called Gov. Jay Nixon to thank him for funding the Tour of Missouri bicycle race.
If H1N1 flu was the cause, the death would be the first among youths. Two adults died earlier this year.
Rose bows out after bout with Crohn's disease.
Sharp shooters and veterinarians will start reducing the deer population in the St. Louis suburb of Town and Country in December.
Products made between April and June 2008 are being voluntarily recalled as a safety measure after B. cepacia bacteria were detected in a portion of raw material that were unused in the finished product. The company said no bacteria were found in the finished product.
A St. Louis community development group rescinded a job offer after learning the woman they hired was pregnant.