Fireworks stands are open for business across Missouri as the Independence Day holiday weekend approaches.
State Fire Marshal Randy Cole is advising the public that the safest way to enjoy fireworks is to let trained professional at public displays shoot them off.
A proposed ballot measure would make it more difficult for state lawmakers to overhaul initiatives that win approval from Missouri voters.
The two-person office that helped directors find locations, talent and equipment when they shot movies in Missouri is closing its doors Thursday, the victim of ongoing tight budgets.
Gov. Jay Nixon today indicated he may be ready to call the Missouri General Assembly back to Jefferson City to finish work on a stalled economic development bill.
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