Strong storms are blamed for power outages, hail and lightning damage in Missouri.
Columbia officials are working on changes to local rules governing tents after a collapse in St. Louis last month killed one person and hurt 100 more.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has extra security in place following a comment at a Tea Party rally last week.
Ameren shareholders have voted against three proposals that sought to push the company to do more to address environmental risks from its coal-fired power plants.
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St. Louis police and federal officials are looking for a man who threw an explosive device at a federal building in downtown St. Louis.