The police struck the teenager nine times with a Taser after he refused to follow their orders to stay down.
For the current academic year, the average list price of tuition and fees at four-year public universities rose $394, or 6.4 percent, to $6,585 for in-state students, according to the annual "Trends in College Pricing" report from the College Board.
More than 400 parents, teachers, candidates and community members attended the event on Wednesday morning.
Missouri is lowering a tax on employers for workers' compensation benefits from 1 percent to 0.5 percent starting next year.
Andy Finkenstadt says that if he is elected governor, he would follow the letter and spirit of the law.
In Missouri, the average price is $2.31, down from $3.39 a month ago. But several stations in the Kansas City area dropped below $2 per gallon on Tuesday.
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer loaned on Saturday $200,000 more to his campaign for 9th District representative in Congress, according to campaign finance records.
Brockovich, a Kansas native, became famous after a 2000 movie about her efforts in a 1996 water pollution case. She told area residents Tuesday that she was prompted to start her investigation after receiving several e-mails from people about brain tumor problems.
The sales pitch has been made. Now it's time to close the deal for thousands of presidential campaign volunteers who have been contacting Missourians on behalf of Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.
Brockovich said she received a string of e-mails from patients, not only from the Cameron area but also from people living in other states who had prior local ties.
Three out of four Missourians registered to vote will cast a ballot Nov. 4, according to an estimate from the secretary of state's office, which has some groups worried about how busy polling places could be on Election Day.
One of the issues facing candidates is how to improve funding for Missouri's highway system.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Nixon has raised roughly twice as much during his three-year campaign as Republican rival Kenny Hulshof, according to reports filed Monday with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
A new state law requires sex offenders to stay home on Halloween with their lights off and a sign posted saying they have no candy or treats.
Gas has fallen to as low as $1.97 - $1.99 in some southwest Missouri towns.
A poll of 800 likely Missouri voters showed Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain are about even in the presidential race. In the gubernatorial race, Democrat Jay Nixon was ahead of Republican Kenny Hulshof.
Claire McCaskill and Russ Carnahan of Missouri had their homes and vehicles spray-painted with graffiti in the past week, days after six Minnesota politicians were also vandalized.
The combined phone company would have 8 million lines in 33 states, mostly in rural areas where the majority of their customers are located.
Due to flooding and other natural disasters, Missouri was among 15 states awarded government grants to rebuild its infrastructure.
Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will be in the state again for a Thursday morning campaign in Cape Girardeau.