E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge in Young Children, Study SaysWhile most kids weren't seriously harmed, one child died and several had severe complications including comas and seizures.
Despite Deal, Lawmakers Predict Voter ID Fight to Keep GoingMissouri lawmakers from both parties see the voter ID issue as far from settled, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature is poised to tighten the state's requirements after Democrats managed to stall a pair of proposals for about a month.
Missouri House Advances Medical Marijuana BillThe restriction caused a split among some supporters of medical marijuana.
Missouri House Committee Votes to Reverse Guns-on-Campus BanThe Select Committee on General Laws will review the bill next.
Kansas City Petition Challenges E-Cigarette Use RestrictionThe deadline to turn in the petition was Sunday.
Carbondale Reinstates Halloween After Violence in PastThe Carbondale City Council on Tuesday voted to approve lifting all restrictions on Halloween. The last time the city lifted restrictions in 2000 there were days of violent riots that caused costly damage to businesses.
Mizzou May Ban Women From Fraternity PartiesThe University of Missouri-Columbia proposed a ban of hard alcohol and females in fraternity houses on the weekends.
Restrictions Proposed for Student District TransfersMissouri representatives want to give the State Board of Education authority to restrict where students from unaccredited districts can transfer.
McCaskill Wants Relaxed Cellphone, Tablet Rules on AirplanesShe says it's absurd to retain the restrictions for passengers given that the FAA decided earlier this year to let pilots use tablet computers in the cockpit.
Planned Parenthood Angered Over Bill Restricting Abortion Pill UseThe bill would require a doctor's prescription before a licensed physician in an abortion facility can give out the drug.