Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri's student loan authority is trying to get the attorney general's office disqualified from a lawsuit against it.
Attorney General Jay Nixon sued the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority in February. He alleges the board violated the open meetings law in approving Governor Blunt's plan to sell some assets to provide funds for college construction projects.
Boonville, MO – Anheuser-Busch says it has purchased a 340-acre farm near Boonville that it will use to increase its Clydesdale breeding herd.
Company official Jim Poole says there are no immediate construction plans, but the site is well-suited for the horses.
Anheuser-Busch breeds and houses the Clydesdales at numerous locations worldwide. The most famous site is Grant's Farm, the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family located in south St. Louis County.
Carbondale, Ill. – Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard Tuesday released a special review of allegations of administrative plagiarism on the university's Carbondale campus.
The three member panel's report makes eight recommendations about a planning document known as 'Southern at 150' and whether portions of it were plagiarized by Carbondale campus Chancellor Walter Wendler from a similar document he created while an administrator at Texas A&M.
St. Louis, MO – There will be at least one new face on the St. Louis County Council after next week's elections.
Third district councilman Skip Mange is stepping down after a four year term, and two newcomers are battling to fill the seat.
Republican Colleen Wasinger is a real estate attorney and alderwoman in Town and Country. Democrat Kathy Schweitzer is a real estate agent in unincorporated west county and founder of Habitat for Humanity's Re-Store.