The battleship is scheduled to be reopened in January. It was the ship on which Japanese leaders signed surrender papers on Sept. 2, 1945.
The Justice Department accused the company of colluding with district officials to get federal contracts.
The Jefferson County R-VII district has temporarily closed its schools because of the flu. It is not yet known if the flu is the H1N1 strain.
In places where agriculture and manufacturing are the business engines, the government's effort to curb climate-changing pollution is viewed widely through an economic prism: Will it increase energy costs and drive businesses and jobs overseas to countries such as China that may not commit to similar controls on fossil energy?
Josh Reyes, 23, of Springfield was charged with the murder of his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, 25-year-old Zachary Bryan Porter of Elkland. Police also believe Reyes is connected to the deaths of the woman's parents, 51-year-old Jeffery L. Smith and 48-year-old Glenda Smith.
The federal Agricultural Statistics office is projecting record yields for the state's rice farmers and cotton producers.
Gov. Jay Nixon declared this week Earth Science Week to remind the public that earth sciences are important to health, safety and welfare.
Missouri's law requiring gas stations to purchase fuel with 10 percent ethanol content, as long as it's cheaper than regular gasoline, has rarely been violated since it went into effect in January 2008. That's probably because it makes little economic sense to buy more expensive fuel, mandate or not.
A violent night in St. Louis ended with five people dead from four separate incidents. Two others were shot but are in stable condition.
Data from the most thorough analysis of government spending is to be released this week, showing thousands of teachers' jobs created or saved. Preliminary information released by a handful of states showed teachers benefited the most from early spending.
State health officials issued a warning to residents to vaccinate pets against rabies, following a rise in confirmed cases.
The governor responded Monday to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story assailing the judicial process for DWI offenders.
Hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage have spilled into Missouri waterways in the past year, Department of Natural Resources data show.
The state lacks the necessary personnel to check ethanol levels at Missouri gas stations. The law requires gas stations to sell fuel containing a 10 percent blend of ethanol whenever its cost is less than or equal to regular gasoline.
A southwest Missouri man charged after ex-girlfriend's parents and new boyfriend found dead.
This is the ninth time the state has tapped into the funds in the past 10 years. The funds must be paid back by May 15.
A resident of the mobile home 19-year-old Lamar Gardner and others were trying to rob said he shot Gardner to defend the two other adults and two children living there. It was previously thought Gardner was accidentally shot by another robber.
Collapse of escalator injures 13 people after a St. Louis Blues game.
The announcement brings the total to $350 million that has been borrowed for cash flow purposes since the state's budget began in July. About $170 million is left in Missouri's reserve fund.
Sen. Kit Bond received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Public Affairs from the March of Dimes for his legislative work on behalf of mothers and babies.