Farm Aid, which was first organized to raise money for and draw attention to family farmers, will be held Oct. 4 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis County.
The Church of God in Christ will hold its annual seven-day Holy Convocation in St. Louis in November 2010. St. Louis offers more room than the group's traditional gathering place, Memphis, Tenn., according to church leaders.
Big sponsors of the September bicycle race have either declined to support this year's race or are reducing their commitment.
The Senate Subcommittee on Contracting oversight examined a program intended to assist Alaska Native corporations in competing for government contracts, but some critics say the protection goes too far.
Railroad operator Kansas City Southern is to assist in opening a Nissan distribution center in Texas, enabling faster shipment of Nissan vehicles to several Southern states via one of the operator's rail lines.
Adult tram rides to the top of the Arch will cost $3 less for a couple of days.
Rebates totaling up to $5.7 million are expected to be offered to Missouri consumers who buy energy-efficient appliances.
Political unrest and a presidential coup in Honduras prompted a student group at Missouri University of Science and Technology to cancel a humanitarian trip to the country.
A new in-car laptop system is expected to allow officers to instantly access city and county crime data in addition to the federal and state information they already receive.
Taron Crawford of Kansas City, Kan., was convicted of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in 2004, but a judge later threw the conviction out.
Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Robin Carnahan each raised more than $1 million dollars during the three-month period ending June 30. More details regarding fundraising and expenditures were expected Wednesday.
The university chose John M. Miller from Florida Atlantic University.He served as treasurer and interim chief financial officer.
Clayton in St. Louis County has become the third city in the region to ban smoking indoors.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has endorsed Tom Schweich for the Missouri auditor position.
Judy Pennington of rural Madison will be tried on six counts of felony animal abuse after rescuers removed dozens of animals from Pennington's farm in April 2008.
Shane Allan Sanders of Olathe faces 15 years to life in prison for trying to arrange a sexual encounter with what he thought was an 11-year-old girl.
Actor Matt Damon, co-founder of H2O Africa Foundation, has joined the nonprofit, Kansas City-based WaterPartners to form Water.org. The new organization's mission is to help ease the global water supply crisis.
The department will now negotiate with FutureGen developers to move toward construction of the plant that would burn coal for power but store emissions of carbon dioxide underground. The Energy Department is to commit just more than $1 billion to construction of the plant.
Democrat Robin Carnahan reported receiving about $1 million this past quarter but spent more than Republican Roy Blunt, who reported raising more than $1.4 million from April through June. The two are the only declared candidates to replace retiring Republican Sen. Kit Bond.
Practices of the St. Louis Police Academy were found to have some inconsistencies, though no racial bias was detected. Last year, the Board of Police Commissioners hired a law firm to investigate complaints that black recruits were dismissed in disproportionate numbers for minor infractions.