Mississippi River towns north of St. Louis are bracing for crests next week that should come very close to records set in the Great Flood of 1993.
Rep. Kenny Hulshof defended his fiscal conservative credentials while rival Treasurer Sarah Steelman asserted he lacks the courage to be governor. Attorney General Jay Nixon clashed with Hulshof over higher education.
The Missouri State Water Patrol says a 52-year-old Lebanon man has drowned in the Gasconade River, the state’s second rope-swing drowning in less than a week.
The U.S. attorney said Donald and Mary Hicks stole the disabled pair's money and allowed them to live in deplorable conditions. They even were forced to get their food from trash containers.
The gun went off the first time when the woman set her handbag down.
Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Katie Smith gave the thumbs up to Missouri-grown tomatoes by placing them on the FDA’s “safe to eat list."
The Missouri River was expected to crest in northwest Missouri this weekend, but more concern was focused on the Mississippi River, where more significant flooding was expected the middle of next week.
The $500 scholarships should be available for the 2008-2009 school year, State Treasure Sarah Steelman said.
A judge has ordered the Police Protection fund to pay Missouri for requesting money from residents after being asked to stop.
The unsolicited $46 billion offer from the Belgian brewer comes after weeks of speculation. The St. Louis-based brewer said its board would evaluate the proposal carefully.
A federal Medicare pilot program aimed at encouraging physicians to use computerized patient records will not be coming to Kansas or Missouri.
The three media outlets had originally requested e-mails from the governor’s office last year. Revelations stemming from those requests that Blunt’s office had not maintained e-mails triggered Jay Nixon to appoint investigators to determine whether state laws had been violated.
More than $31 billion will be needed over the next 20 years.
The state of Missouri received $3 million by catching stimulus checks headed to those who owe back taxes.
The river is already a few feet above flood stage and gaining in the Missouri towns of Canton, La Grange, Hannibal, Louisiana, Clarksville, Winfield and St. Louis.
Under the new law pharmacists will use electronic logs to track purchases of cold medications with pseudoephedrine, which can be used to make meth. The law also allows some nurses to prescribe controlled substances.
McCain says Obama plans to raise taxes. But Obama says his plan would cut taxes for 95 percent of American workers, while increasing taxes on corporations and the wealthy.
The National Weather Service forecasts moderate flooding in St. Louis and near 1993-level flooding in some river towns.
Residents of Dutchtown met with officials to learn about government buyouts after their town flooded in March.
The attorney general’s office says Heaven Scent Paws, a Cole County company claiming to train dogs to help diabetics, is ripping off consumers.