Los Angeles, CA – A woman who went on trial for her role in a MySpace hoax directed at a 13-year-old Missouri girl who committed suicide has been granted permission to use the Internet again.
The lawyer for Lori Drew, formerly of St. Charles County, says she has been offered a job that requires her to use a computer and the Internet. A federal judge in California on Thursday modified Drew's bail so she can. The lawyer's filing said government prosecutors did not take a position on the request.
Jefferson City, MO – U.S. postal officials have unveiled a new stamp showcasing Missouri's state flag.
It's the latest in the Flags of our Nation stamp series.
First Lady Georganne Nixon helped unveil the new stamp during a ceremony in the State Capitol.
"It may be difficult to believe, but Missouri went through almost 100 years of statehood without an official state flag...the flag we commemorate today on this stamp was designed in 1908," Mrs. Nixon said.
St. Louis, MO – The Senate is expected to approve more funding to extend the "Cash for Clunkers" program this week.
But the Democratic majority may not have the support of Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri. She says she's worried that the program may hurt General Motors and Chrysler, which may not have enough inventory on hand for car buyers.
Town and Country, MO – An overwhelmingly Republican crowd filled an auditorium at Maryville University in St. Louis County Tuesday to hear why they should continue to oppose President Obama's health care and energy plans.
Congressman Todd Akin billed the "Freedom Conference" as an opportunity for his constituents in St. Louis County to get more information about President Obama's proposals to change the nation's health care and energy policies.