The FBI alleges that a Kansas City man was involved in a fledgling plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange. The case came up as an example of effective the government surveillance programs have been at foiling some 50 terrorist plots.
More than 1,000 United Mine Workers of America members were back in St. Louis Monday, the latest in a series of protests against Peabody Coal and its handling of their retirement and health care benefits.
St. Louis-based Peabody Coal spun off Patriot in 2007, and made it financially responsible for most retiree benefits. The rally is the first since a bankruptcy judge ruled last month that Patriot can impose sharp cuts in those benefits to get the company profitable again.
UMKC begins accepting applications for its Physician Assistants program following a change in Missouri law. Former Missouri Governor Bob Holden comes to Kanas City to welcome Chinese students to Missouri Boys and Girls State conference. A delegation from Kansas, including Governor Sam Brownback, heads to the Paris Air Show.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled that kids can transfer out of unaccredited school districts. And Governor Sam Brownback welcomed more Kansas income tax cuts. Those are two of the top stories on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon campaigns against a tax credit bill which he vetoed last week. Kansas educators say they are in favor of Common Core Standards. Maggots are being used in Branson to heal wounds and reattach limbs.