Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A monarch butterfly conservation program at the University of Kansas is among the ones getting grant money from Monsanto. The company whose weed killer Roundup is partly blamed for knocking out the butterflies' habitat announced Tuesday it's committing $4...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Despite concerns from Republican lawmakers about Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's withholding money from programs this year, most of his 2015 supplemental budget request is moving forward. A Missouri House panel approved additional spending for 2015,...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican support for a medical marijuana law is moving a proposal forward to the full Missouri House. A House panel Tuesday unanimously approved a Republican-sponsored measure that would allow some Missouri residents with specific illnesses to obtain...
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 31, 2015--Zoës Kitchen (NYSE:ZOES), a fast-casual restaurant concept offering fresh, made-from-scratch Mediterranean dishes, continues its expansion and announces its first location in the state of Missouri, opening today at 100 Ward Parkway in...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled against a man who appealed his death sentence for killing an elderly couple while burglarizing their home. The judges said Tuesday that Jesse Driskill failed to prove he was mentally unable to stand trial. The...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. says it will commit $4 million to help stem the decline of monarch butterflies. The St. Louis-based company says a $3.6 million donation will be made to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Monarch Butterfly Conservation...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Agriculture Department estimates that Kansas farmers will plant the same number of corn acres this year even though growers in other states are cutting back. A report out Tuesday says Kansas growers will plant five percent fewer soybean acres in 2015...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Agribusiness Monsanto Co. says it's committing millions of dollars to the effort to help stem the worrisome decline of monarch butterflies. The St. Louis-based company says it is donating $3.6 million to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Monarch...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill aimed at bolstering Missouri's agricultural industry is headed to the governor. Missouri senators on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of the measure, which previously was approved 101-48 by the House. If signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jay...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A watchdog group is accusing four potential 2016 presidential candidates of skirting...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has determined the will signed by Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks that gives all...