House Democrats are backing legislation they say would toughen Missouri’s ethics standards. As Marshall Griffin tells us from Jefferson City, the bill would restore many provisions recently struck down by the State Supreme Court.
The president of the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District says new facilities would cut down the district’s emergency response times, so the district is asking southern Boone County residents to vote in favor of a $2 million bond issue on April 3rd.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's disappointed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a request to provide disaster aid to residents in 18 southern and northern Missouri counties recently hit by violent weather.
The Air Force is responding to the federal government’s 2013 budget changes by cutting Air Force personnel jobs throughout the U.S. KBIA looked into how these cuts will affect Missouri Air Force bases.
Insect scientists say biotech corn is losing its ability to fend off a major insect pest known as the corn rootworm. The scientists say continued widespread use of genetically-modified corn will only make the problem worse.