In the 2009 legislative session, the real challenge to health care legislation will likely be the state budget shortfall, officials say.
Problems of 11 Midwest and Plains states are reflected in the December report on a monthly survey of bank executives. The problems are being blamed on national economic problems, export declines and a weaker farm sector.
A state audit of Missouri food safety inspections says the Department of Health and Senior Service should improve oversight of local health authorities. It has been a decade since the state department compared state inspections with local results.
Recovery operations for 20-year-old John P. Forget of Chesterfield ended Wednesday evening with no results. The search will resume Thursday morning, weather permitting.
Managers of Missouri's portfolio are making more of an effort not to lose money after declining interests have hurt state's investments that depend on interest rates to return a profit.
Part of the Taum Sauk section of the Ozark Trail was wiped out in a reservoir collapse in December 2005 that also injured a family of five and did serious damage to much of the state park outside of Lesterville, which volunteers are scheduled to rebuild soon.
The Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority will pay the state $350 million over six years to finance improvements at public colleges and universities.
Under an agreement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced Tuesday, Dairy Farmers of America and two of its former officers will pay $12 million and will not engage in speculative trading for two years.
A Springfield representative plans to bring up the issue when the 2009 legislative session starts in January.
Two days of wintry weather in Missouri led to school closings and traffic accidents, including two fatalities.
The Missouri Development Finance Board on Tuesday approved $500,000 to support media coverage of the 2009 race. The board contributed the same amount for this years' race.
UMKC's interim chancellor, Leo Morton, has been persuaded to take the permanent position.
After a legal fight in Europe between Anheuser-Busch's trademark "Bud" beer name and Czech rival Budvar, the Luxembourg-based Court of First Instance on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Czech company and scrapped Anheuser-Busch's trademark.
A passer-by spotted 4-year-old Hannah Yoder on the side of southwest Missouri road Monday morning.
Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration released an additional 850 pages of e-mail documents Monday that revealed frustration with a former staff attorney and a coordinated effort to pre-emptively fight claims he was wrongly fired.
The Poplar Bluff-area man went on a spree over three or four months and stole more than $50,000 in property, police say.
The house in St. Louis where Berry lived for eight years in the 1950s has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
James Kornhardt, 49, and Kay Coleman, 55, are charged with conspiracy to commit murder for hire in the death of Dan Coleman in October 1992.
More than a month after the presidential election, Missouri's electors cast their votes for Republicans John McCain and Sarah Palin on Monday.
MU has signed an agreement with officials of the Kansas City suburb to develop the 500-acre, $70 million Missouri Innovation Park.