The competitive barbecue event during Memorial Day weekend will be held at the Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone in Bonner Springs.
A Bengal tiger seized from a southwest Missouri kennel along with 208 dogs and a house cat has been cleaned up and is putting on weight as her condition improves.
The proposed legislation includes an independent review of military drug abuse and treatment by the Institute of Medicine at the National Academies of Science or a similar outside agency. Army records show that legal painkiller use by injured troops has increased nearly 70 percent since the start of the Iraq war six years ago.
The four-day week option could allow districts to lengthen school days by an hour and cut 32 days of instruction per year, saving schools money on transportation and utilities.
The attorney general is suing to prevent the Missouri River from being diverted north as part of a $17.5 million water treatment plan the U.S. Department of the Interior signed last month.
The $1.3 billion slated for Missouri schools from the federal stimulus package might be used for other projects, since the governor has already promised education top dollar in the budget. The federal money was meant to ease state budget difficulties that would force cuts to schools.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said that a review of state records showed that the Quality Jobs program has created 2,373 new jobs since 2005 — far below the 22,000 figure frequently used by politicians in both parties to describe the program's success.
Earlier this month, Cliff Village leaders passed an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana by phoning in their votes in what was intended as a special meeting. Some residents of the southwest Missouri village are criticising the mayor for calling such a meeting without posting a notice, which is required by Missouri's Sunshine Law.
St. Louis police haven't released a final tally, but more than 100 people were arrested Saturday at the event in the city's Soulard area.
A northeast Missouri trucking company and grain elevator has had its license suspended and owes area farmers and other sellers at least $1 million, state regulators allege in court records.
But she kept a low profile this weekend at the state GOP's annual Lincoln Days conference in Kansas City — far lower than declared candidate Rep. Roy Blunt.
He says term limits are forcing too many talented lawmakers out of office too early and giving too much power to the other two branches of government.
The annual Missouri Drug Policy Reform Conference was held at MU this weekend, giving advocates for the decriminalization of drugs an opportunity to share their stories and reasonings.
Missouri State University is offering a new program this fall, renewable until 2011 that will offer state residents who have lost their jobs a reduction in tuition. The amount they will save varies between campuses.
Thornton family refuses to let Brachial Plexus Palsy negatively impact 1-year-old daughter, Kennady. Family wants to spread word about the preventable nerve injury effecting 12,000 American babies per year.
Investigators suspect the stolen cattle are being sold in nearby states, where sellers only need to provide a name.
Lloyd Smith was named the director of the Missouri GOP after a long career of managing Missouri Republicans and their campaigns.
Mallory Rush threw acid during a 2006 fight that disfigured victims who were hit with the 'Liquird Fire,' according to a St. Louis jury. Rush faces a sentence of up to life in prison after being found guilty on three counts of first-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is saying the federal stimulus package will help Missouri's economy.
Jefferson County's sheriff's department says that Missouri has more than 20 percent of all meth lab incidents in 2008. Jefferson County recorded about 200 incidents, making it the most meth labs in Missouri during the same period.