Illinois to Close Money-Losing Shooting Complex, CampgroundThe state of Illinois plans at the end of this month to close a money-losing shooting complex that regularly draws thousands each summer for a national competition.
Illinois House defeats 1-Month Budget, Battle ContinuesA temporary budget to keep Illinois government operating in a new fiscal year has failed in the House, but one is still alive because the Senate OK'd an identical measure.
I-70 Closed At WarrentonAmmonia leak. Hope to reopen by 2pm
Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come BackCEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
U.S. Steel May 'Temporarily' Idle Granite City OperationsOver 2,000 workers would be impacted.
Blunt on Shutdown: 'I Don't Think There Are Any Winners'Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.
From Near Or From Far, Visitors Glad To Get Back Into The Gateway ArchFed. government reboot is good news for visitors who almost missed Arch experience.
Talks Continue to Reopen Arch, Despite Federal ShutdownIts the Gateway to the West, a tourist destination in a town that may be hosting the World Series -- and its closed. Talks continue to find some way to reopen the Gateway Arch.
Charity Steps Up to Help Family of Fallen Mo. SoldierDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement late Wednesday, that the Fisher House Foundation, associated with the VA, will step in.
Shutdown Blocks Kinder From Filing Committee Peter Kinder completed the paperwork, but he has been unable to file with the Federal Election Commission.
Mo. Budget Director More Concerned Over Debt Ceiling Than ShutdownIf congress doesn't decide what to do with the debt ceiling by a mid-October deadline, that opens up a new set of problems.
Federal Workers Plan to Protest Tuesday in North St. LouisIn St. Louis, between 10,000 and 15,000 federal workers are being affected by the government shutdown and some plan to protest today.