Losing new businesses to other states, Missouri legislators explore means of attracting entrepreneurs to the state, and keeping them here.
Mine deaths nationwide fell to 34 in 2009, but officials say they won't be satisfied until the death toll is zero.
Quilters in Cape Girardeau use scrap cloth to create so-called ugly quilts that are donated to people in need.
State Rep. Mary Still, D-Columbia, submitted an ethics reform bill, which addresses concept of "pay to play" in politics. She wants to take elected officials off the Housing Development Commission.
The South Butt has challenged rival apparel maker, The North Face, to donate one item of clothing per child admitted on a selected day to the St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Adrienne Walker Hoard makes wearable pieces of art — necklaces, bracelets and occasional set of earrings — with pure gemstones.
Walter Bargen has embraced his duties as Missouri's first poet laureate. Now, the search is on for a successor.
Missouri government's plans would focus on septic tanks in the areas around the Lake of the Ozarks and expand state and county officials' power to inspect them.
As workers' compensation claims continue to decrease in Missouri and nationally, the state Department of Insurance is again recommending that insurance companies lower their workers' comp policy rates for 2010.
State government's plans for development of prison site include a mixture of private and public spaces.
Gov. Jay Nixon held a phone conference Wednesday to outline the needs for ethics reform.
With confirmed cases of canine influenza in states that border Missouri, veterinarians have begun providing a vaccine to combat the virus before it becomes a problem in animal populations here.
The bid accepted for the long-awaited project that will span the Mississippi River at St. Louis is still nearly $40 million more than transportation officials anticipated.
Attorney General Chris Koster's office reported Wednesday that its Medicaid fraud unit recovered $82 million this year. That's more than double the previous high of $34 million set in 2008.
Required monthly tests of bacteria levels in drinking water have gone undone by water systems in 18 Missouri counties, according to state environmental officials.
A Rolla man and woman — son and mother — have been sentenced for their involvement in a plot to kill to prevent testimony in a methamphetamine case. The killings did not take place.
Greater cooperation between states, by frequently updating databases and sharing information, would lessen likelihood of nurses with revoked licenses in one state working in others.
After criticism this summer for delaying release of tests that showed the Lake of the Ozarks contained high levels of E. coli, further tests of the lake by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources reveal elevated nitrogen and phosphorus levels.
House Majority Leader Steven Tilley, R-Perryville, partially credits Gov. Jay Nixon for what he describes as a "very cordial, good working relationship" between legislative leaders and the governor.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says it would mark the fourth straight yearly decline.