Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan often cites a $10 billion figure in her campaign speeches for the U.S. Senate.
It's the amount the Democrat says she recouped for investors who were misled by big banks and other financial institutions.
However most of that money came from nationwide settlements involving auction-rate securities. And the bulk is from one case - a 2008 settlement with Wachovia Securities for which Carnahan's office was the lead negotiator.
St. Louis – The two sides in the fight over a downtown night spot were in front of a judge Friday to outline their case.
City prosecutors are trying to strip Club Lure, at 1204 Washington, of its liquor license, citing violence, indecent behavior, and documentation problems such as failure to conduct criminal background checks on employees and update the employment list with the city.
Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri's revenue collections are improving, although they're still generally lower than at this time last year.
Overall revenue for the current Fiscal Year is more than one percent lower than it was a year ago at this time. But income tax collections are nearly two percent higher than last year, and nearly four percent higher than last month.
Budget Director Linda Luebbering says the increases were spurred by a dip in unemployment.