Experts from governments, agribusiness, non-governmental organizations and other groups visited St. Louis to discuss the future of the global food supply.
The third biennial World Congress of the World Agricultural Forum began Sunday at Union Station. Environmental activists were also there to protest a system they see as being dominated by big agribusinesses.
Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Governor Bob Holden is getting out his veto pen.
Governor Holden said today that he will veto the budget bill that provides money for the departments of health and mental health.
The Governor is citing cuts approved by legislators that he says would deny services to 5,800 people with developmental disabilities. He says the cuts also could eliminate psychiatric services for 3,200 adults and 800 emotionally-disturbed children.
Jefferson City, MO. – Some banks and credit unions in Missouri will start a new dress code of sorts for customers Tuesday. They're going to ask customers to remove hats, sunglasses, and hoods when entering the building.
It's an effort aimed at stopping bank robberies. Customers who do not shed their head coverings will still be served. But tellers and bank security will likly watch those who don't comply closer.
Banks and credit unions plan to post hundreds of signs, posters and tent cards explaining the new dress code.