St. Louis – Lawyers for the Missouri Sheriff's Association will go before the state Supreme Court Wednesday to defend a fee hike on legal paperwork. The money helps pay the salaries of some rural sheriff's deputies.
Officials in St. Charles and St. Louis counties claim the state is levying an unconstitutional statewide tax to fund local law enforcement. But the Missouri Sheriff's Association says providing adequate policing is a state priority.
Kansas City, Mo. – A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled this week at a site in Kansas City where parts for nuclear weapons will be made. However workers at the new plant will not handle radioactive material.
Honeywell plans to employ 2,100 people there; the facility will replace an older one at the Bannister Federal Complex.
That plant already produces 85 percent of the non-nuclear parts that go into a typical weapon.