This is the last year high school dropouts will be able to earn their Missouri High School Equivalency Certificate before a tougher, more expensive version of the GED is rolled out.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education says the current test will be replaced with a new, computer-based assessment in 2014.
The 2014 test is tied to Common Core Standards -- a set of uniform math and English benchmarks adopted by states. The standards are designed to ensure that students are prepared for college or the workforce.
A three-judge federal appeals panel is weighing whether a Missouri company violated a settlement agreement with a Kentucky-based competitor in advertisements about a dietary supplement.
Judges from the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati quizzed attorneys for Lexington-based Cogent Solutions Group and Hyalogic, a Missouri company, about the specifics of an agreement meant to keep Hyalogic from directly criticizing a supplement called Baxyl.
Baxyl is the brand name for a dietary supplement advertised for use in joint function.
Kim Suozzi, a graduate of Truman State University, passed away on January 17. Upon death, her body was cryopreserved--frozen--and relocated to a cryopreservation facility called the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Arizona.
Two people familiar with the situation say two Miami assistant coaches have been told they will be charged with "unethical conduct" when the NCAA presents the Hurricanes' athletic department with its notice of allegations.
All genetically modified meat and fish raised and sold in Missouri would have to be labeled as such, under legislation filed in the State Senate. It’s sponsored by Democrat Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis.