Missouri is among 45 states that adopted Common Core, but it is one of several now backing away.
The lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30. Yet the amount of lottery proceeds transferred to education declined to $267 million this past year from a high of nearly $289 million in 2013.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, who was put in charge of Ferguson security by Gov. Jay Nixon days after Brown was killed, said Ferguson is providing an opportunity for police agencies to learn and improve.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's events will be in Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Kansas City, Kirksville, Maryville, Rolla, St. Joseph, St. Louis, Springfield and Warrensburg.
On Aug. 18, police began enforcing a rule to keep protesters moving along West Florissant Avenue, or face arrest.
The Missouri funding was included in $450 million of job-training grants announced Monday by the White House and federal education and labor departments.
The PAC backed Republican-led efforts to reduce Missouri's income tax, which led to a law this year prescribing a gradual income tax cut. A marketing firm had contacted writers, including five reporters, asking for articles.
The state Office of Administration says work should begin in mid-to-late October on the project.
After a population downturn in the early 2000s, wild turkey numbers have gone up in three of the past four years.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has said he personally supports gay marriage but is obligated under the law to oppose the city's move.
Leon Taylor had been scheduled for execution in September, but the court withdrew that execution warrant after his lawyers argued for more time to work on his case.
The city has demanded high fees to produce copies of records that, under Missouri law, it could give away free if it determined the material was in the public's interest to see.
Police said they would enforce a noise ordinance at 11 p.m., and police made a few arrests involving those who continued to make noise.
Peter D. Hansen, who is a Seventh Day Adventist, said his religion encourages vegetarianism and that his son's punishment of food restriction didn't constitute child abuse.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday announced the names of more than 50 business, labor, education and energy leaders who will start work to hash out a plan for state energy use Oct. 1.
The report said Tanya Marie Humphrey was a passenger on the motorcycle when the driver lost control in a curve on state Highway 16 and overturned.
The growth should mean hunters will see more turkeys in the woods.
An agriculture bill that some say could have led to more chronic wasting disease in deer galvanized support against a dairy insurance bill.
Gov. Jay Nixon received thousands of phone calls, emails, letters and faxes from people throughout the nation and around the world about his actions in response to the events in Ferguson. Most of the correspondence was critical of the governor.
Employees of a southeast Missouri youth psychiatric center say a new state plan to keep the center open might be better than shutting it down, but they're afraid the change will leave children without appropriate treatment.