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A St. Louis community development group rescinded a job offer after learning the woman they hired was pregnant.
Gov. Nixon held a press conference in which he announced a plan to clean up the Lake of the Ozarks, which was the subject of controversy over the summer because of reports of contamination.
State Rep. T.D. El-Amin has pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges. He is the third Democratic lawmaker from the St. Louis area to plead guilty to federal charges in the past month.
A Sunrise Beach woman's body was found in 13-feet of water Wednesday. The cause of death is still unknown.
Missouri and several other capital punishment states are watching the arguments against Arkansas' use of lethal injections to execute inmates. Arguments that the method is unconstitutional will be heard by a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis on Thursday.
The statue is of Arminius, also known as Hermann, who defeated a Roman army in the Battle of Teutoburg Forest.
The goal for those meeting in Jefferson City is to build support for improved passenger train service between St. Louis and Kansas City, with the ultimate hope of making it a high-speed rail corridor.
Sales of previously occupied homes fell in eight of 12 major Midwestern metropolitan areas, according to a monthly report released Thursday by The Associated Press and Re/Max. In St. Louis, sales fell almost 14 percent from a year ago, and the median sale price declined more than 6 percent to $135,900.
An equal housing council in St. Louis is filing 14 complaints, citing housing centers' discrimination against minorities and people with disabilities. The council claims that minorities are disproportionally represented in advertising materials.