Missourians now can donate unclaimed property held by state government directly to charities that support military veterans, medical research, children's education and other causes.
Treasurer Clint Zweifel announced the donation program Wednesday at the state Capitol. He says people regularly have asked to donate their unclaimed property and that the new program gives Missourians a "quick, easy and simple" way to do so.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports 4,124 Missouri residents have selected a health insurance plan through the federally run online marketplace healthcare.gov.
The department released the figures Wednesday. HHS said the insurance exchange had more than 31,000 applications from Missouri through Nov. 30. The applications sought coverage for nearly 63,000 people.
AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., recently got the green light from Canada’s environmental regulatory agency to commercially produce these eggs for its genetically engineered salmon at a hatchery on Prince Edward Island.
Congress won’t pass a farm bill before early next year.
That was the message from Washington Tuesday, when the principal farm bill players emerged from negotiations and announced they won’t have a full bill ready before the House adjourns for the year on Friday.
Just hours away from his scheduled execution, Missouri death row inmate Allen Nicklasson is optimistic that his life will be spared.
Nicklasson is scheduled to die by injection at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for the 1994 murder of Richard Drummond, a businessman killed by Nicklasson and two other men after Drummond stopped to offer assistance when Nicklasson's car stalled on Interstate 70 in mid-Missouri.