Fifty salaried workers learned they would be losing their jobs in this third round of layoffs for the aluminum plant.
The "citizen advisers" will look in their own neighborhoods for candidates to serve in the governor's administration.
An Illinois grand jury indicted a former St. Louis police officer and cleared a Pontoon Beach officer after two people were shot outside a bar.
Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser paid former aide Ruth Bates a $30,000 settlement. Bates sued the mayor, his wife and the city, alleging racial discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
While the Fenton plant idles, a Canadian plant is flourishing, which is one reason the mayor of Fenton is calling for help.
The Missouri Department of Corrections said the transfer was completed early Friday, more than two years after ground was broken on the 1,636-inmate facility. The women were transferred from the 121-year-old Chillicothe prison, which held 525 prisoners.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has 34 projects that could be awarded in 180 days if Congress passes an economic stimulus project with money for infrastructure improvements.
The company's proxy statement says its directors are paid $50,000 a year and are eligible to receive company stock.
The lawsuit alleges Blunt and his office violated Missouri Sunshine Law by failing to produce requested documents, failing to follow public record retention policies and charging significant sums for documents requested by Missouri media outlets.
The request for penalties are outlined in a revised lawsuit against Blunt, his former chief of staff and others.
There will be no pit bull ban in Perryville. Tuesday the aldermen in the southeast Missouri town voted to remove a breed-specific ban from a proposed dangerous dog ordinance scheduled for a vote Dec. 16.
Belden, a St. Louis-based electronics components maker, will be restructuring the company to save $30 million next year and $50 million annually starting in 2011, according to a news release from Belden. The restructuring will result in the loss of 1,800 jobs, or 20 percent of its total work force.
Initial estimates put the cost of removing lead paint from the schools at about $2.8 million, but it now appears more money will be needed.
The Democratic attorney general's $17.3 million fundraising more than doubled the $8.5 million raised by his opponent, Republican Kenny Hulshof.
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to open two clinics in 2009, one outside of Kansas City and the other in the Bootheel.
Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser has gained critics recently who say his wife, Gloria Squitiro, is a controlling and negative influence on him and his administration.
Couple admits to stealing as many as 150 weapons in robberies they said they staged to feed their heroin addictions.
Deputy Higher Education Commissioner Paul Wagner sent a memo Tuesday to the presidents and chancellors of Missouri’s public colleges and universities asking for “impact statements” of various budget cutting scenarios. The memo asked them to prepare scenarios for core budget cuts of 15 percent, 20 percent or 25 percent in the 2010 budget, which starts July 1.