One major economic issue passed the General Assembly, but Nixon's health care plan did not. Regardless, the governor said relationships built this year will be helpful in the future.
Lori Drew's sentencing has been rescheduled to July 2 so the judge can review testimony by prosecution witnesses.
Tom Rhoads made the gavel in the garage of his Joplin home.
Missouri high court rejects stay of execution for Dennis Skillicorn.
On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started the "spring pulse" on the Missouri River.
Dennis Skillicorn is scheduled for execution at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday
The high court is hearing claims that Missouri fails to provide enough money to public schools and that the state does not distribute funds fairly.
Aung San Suu Kyi could be sentenced to five years in prison for being visited by John Yettaw in violation of her house arrest.
The victims were two adults and three children: 3 years, 2 years and 7 or 8 months old.
A group of six conservative Missouri senators, known as the "Republican Sleeper Cell," has worked to defeat legislation that is aimed at government growth.
The use of thermal imagery equipment while hunting will be banned starting in March 2010. The technology, which has been compared to night vision equipment or spotlights, allows hunters to see animals at night they otherwise wouldn't be able to see.
The 102-year-old Millstone disappeared Saturday, the same day a witness reported seeing an elderly man jump off a bridge and a car belonging to a caretaker was found neaby.
The police were still looking on Sunday afternoon for the man police shocked with a Taser after he drove into an officer.
Paul Sloan's salary was more than half of the museum's 2008 revenue.
Seniors at the McCluer North High School are staging an archaeological dig at the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine in Florissant, home to one of the oldest settlements in Missouri. The students' findings will eventually go on display in a museum at the shrine.
Some say the personal attacks, the unwillingness to compromise, the filibustering — all stem from lawmakers having to conduct their business in too little time.
Despite promises on both sides of the aisle to pass health care legislation, no bill passed in 2009.
John Yettaw tried to see Aung San Suu Kyi before and failed. "Everyone is very angry with this wretched American," Suu Kyi's attorney, Kyi Win, told reporters. "He is the cause of all these problems."
The aparment was nominated in February.
The surgeon and his brother were convicted.