The Associated Press
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is recommending the addition of $3.5 million to a mid-year spending measure for fuel and utility assistance for low-income residents.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.
The Missouri House has endorsed legislation that would implement performance-based funding for public universities and community colleges.
An attorney for a man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's slaying was overturned has filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking $100 million.
A woman who was the victim of an infamous kidnapping in Utah will visit Columbia on Friday to speak at the University of Missouri.
Missouri farmers will get a larger property tax bill next year under a plan state lawmakers are allowing to take effect.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a “good soldier defense” to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Kentucky’s group of heralded freshmen are no longer among the nation’s elite. The young Wildcats, who began the year the top-ranked team in the nation amid a buzz of possibly even going unbeaten, have fallen out of the Top 25.
Florida coach Billy Donovan renewed his long-standing argument Monday that teams playing in conference title games on “Selection Sunday” should not have to return to the court in the NCAA Tournament until Friday.