Sep 10, 2009 21:23 EDT
JEFFERSON, Missouri (Reuters) - Argentina's Juan Jose Haedo outsprinted Norwegian Thor Hushovd in the final 100 meters to win the Tour of Missouri's fourth stage on Thursday and grab the overall lead.
Sep 04, 2009 03:05 EDT
Canadian inventor sues Idaho, Washington, Oregon universities over yellow mustard seed patent. Three Pacific Northwest universities face a federal lawsuit that accuses them of using, without permission, a Canadian inventor's patented process to build a better yellow mustard seed.
Sep 03, 2009 16:27 EDT
Federal Reserve imposes restrictions on banks in Nebraska and Missouri and their owner. The Federal Reserve has imposed restrictions on two correspondent banks in Nebraska and Missouri owned by Midwest Independent Bancshares Inc. of Jefferson City, Mo. because of concerns about the banks' exposure to the commercial real estate market.
Aug 28, 2009 18:30 EDT
New wanted poster: Electric billboards with photo of brazen bank robbery help FBI name suspect. The brazen bank robber didn't bother to hide his face as he threatened tellers with a gun in at least 10 heists from Kentucky to the Carolinas to Tennessee.
Aug 18, 2009 02:05 EDT
Jul 31, 2009 16:38 EDT
A look at government subsidies for flights in and out of rural communities.
Jul 27, 2009 11:44 EDT
Spokes, grapes and pioneer history: Cycling Missouri's Katy Trail, one sip at a time. The 19th century German settlers who saw visions of the Rhineland in the rolling Missouri hills likely didn't anticipate the more modern voyagers who flock to these parts: Spandex-wearing, energy-bar-chowing cyclists lured by a 236-mile rails-to-trails path ? the nation's longest.
Jul 08, 2009 17:45 EDT
St. Louis putting on best face for baseball's All-Star Game crowds after effort to revitalize. Baseball's All-Star Game on Tuesday will bring more than 200,000 visitors to St. Louis, which has worked hard in recent years to make its streets safer and re-energize its downtown.
Jul 04, 2009 12:10 EDT
Bedeviled by budgets, states don't have time, money to keep campaign promises or start reforms. As lawmakers in cash-strapped states wrestled this year with revenues that kept on falling, both campaign promises and long-standing reform efforts got pushed to the side. There just wasn't enough time or money to expand health care or improve education ? or, in Rhode Island, finally get around to banning indoor prostitution ? while also passing a budget.
Jun 25, 2009 22:05 EDT
Kyle McCarty's photo album looks different from other children's: One picture shows him riding in a red wagon down a hospital corridor. In another, he drapes a stethoscope around his neck. A third shows him sporting a dinosaur Halloween costume, in the company of nurses.
Jun 25, 2009 22:05 EDT
After kidney transplant, 3-year-old Mo. boy leaves hospital that's been home for 2 years. Kyle McCarty's photo album looks different from other children's: One picture shows him riding in a red wagon down a hospital corridor. In another, he drapes a stethoscope around his neck. A third shows him sporting a dinosaur Halloween costume, in the company of nurses.
May 05, 2009 06:27 EDT
Laid off from factory job, Missouri senior citizen trains to walk thin blue line. Laid-off factory worker Dorie Clark had a choice: settle into a life of leisure whittling wood or lazing around the fishing hole, or find a new job.
May 04, 2009 16:55 EDT
Missouri, Connecticut, Illinois attorneys general to meet with Craigslist over sexual ads. State attorneys general from Missouri, Illinois and Connecticut plan to begin negotiations with Craigslist to eliminate what they contend are advertisements for illegal sexual activities.
Apr 22, 2009 11:46 EDT
Pa. township sued over proposed Hindu temple. A group seeking to build a Hindu temple has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a suburban Philadelphia township's zoning and land development ordinances are infringing on the group's constitutional rights.
Apr 22, 2009 11:44 EDT
Religion News in Brief. A group seeking to build a Hindu temple has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a suburban Philadelphia township's zoning and land development ordinances are infringing on the group's constitutional rights.
Apr 17, 2009 14:28 EDT
Biden focuses on affordable higher education in St. Louis visit, promises more gov't backing. Vice President Joe Biden pledged Friday to close gaps between family incomes and college costs to make higher education a reality for more young people.
Mar 31, 2009 22:24 EDT
AP sources: FBI investigating whether Mo. lawmakers traded committee posts for campaign cash. The FBI is questioning Missouri lawmakers about allegations that legislative leaders demanded campaign contributions in exchange for prestigious committee posts, legislative sources told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Mar 31, 2009 03:29 EDT
Arkansas governor finds funding for dairy stabilization program; milk fee off the table. Gov. Mike Beebe said he has found funding for a program to protect prices at in-state dairies, without resorting to a tax on milk, butter, ice cream and other dairy products.
Mar 17, 2009 14:36 EDT
On the way to the economy, stimulus hits speed bumps in state legislatures. Think Congress moves slowly? Try getting something past more than 7,300 lawmakers in 50 states.