How teachers are evaluated, held accountable and earn job-protecting tenure could be on the docket when a supermajority of Republicans takes control next month of the Missouri Legislature.
Joplin got a lot of help last year after a deadly tornado struck. Now, it is returning the favor.
Republican House leaders may wrap up the work week on Wednesday.
The 32-year-old firefighter died after suffering an unknown medical condition while battling the blaze.
The dogs were rescued from a hoarder.