The measure would eliminate the wage used by cities, counties and other government entities to pay for construction projects.
Room and board will also rise. The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a 2 percent boost.
“If we recognize there’s a drought across the entire Midwest, that means they don’t necessarily have the water to release to support the Mississippi River.”
Driver lost control, slammed into semi.
Tommy Sowers is a Rolla native and Army veteran who served in Iraq and Kosovo.
Firefighters say it could be later this week before they fully contain a wildfire in the Mark Twain National Forest in south-central Missouri.
No evacuations needed yet, but flames are only 10% contained.
Franklin County prosecutors file an involuntary manslaughter charge against the driver whose passenger was killed.
Judge is not bound by jury’s decision
High winds were blowing the flames across the highway