Conservation officials in Missouri want deer hunters to take precautions this fall in order to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.
CWD cases are so far limited to a containment zone in north central Missouri, with the state's first documented case occurring three years ago. Joe Jerek with the Missouri Department of Conservation says hunters should wear latex gloves when field-dressing a deer.
Mo. Senators pushing legislation to make information available about grants and budget cuts
The legislation would require details about federal grants worth at least $1 million to be posted on the Missouri Accountability Portal, which is an online tool for tracking state expenses. It also would require the governor to post a daily report on that website listing how much money he has withheld from state agencies and programs to help balance the budget.