Nixon Announces Education Spending RestrictionsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.
New Casino Set To Open In Cape GirardeauMissouri Gaming Commission grants temporary license approval.
Nixon Taps Barrett Hatches for Chairman of Missouri Gaming CommissionHatches will take over for James Mathewson, who stepped down as chairman at the end of May.
Lottery $$ for Vet Homes Moving ForwardGaming Commission money now used for early childhood education would instead go to veterans' homes.
Missouri Lawmakers Push for Increased Vet Spending Gaming Commission money that now goes for early childhood education would be used instead to increase funding for veterans' homes and for certain Missouri National Guard benefits.
Crime At Lumiere Focus Of St. Louis Police St. Louis Police work with Lumiere to reduce crime around the casino.
Habitual Gamblers Get Another Shot at the Tables The Missouri Gaming Commission voted Wednesday to relax rules for the state's casino exclusion list, which imposes a lifetime casino ban on problem gamblers who voluntarily sign up for it
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, August 30thRick Faccin refuses his raise in Madison County, IL...Cheech Ramirez talks about being a victim of a "knockout king" assault in Tower Grove...U.S. Cong. Todd Akin addresses the payroll tax cut issue...Gene McNary gives his take on easing the lifetime gambling ban...and, Rex Reed of Youthbridge offers $25,000 worth of grant money to other non-profit organizations who help children's causes.
Cape Girardeau awarded casino license