Other stories from across the region

(Columbia, MO) -- The Missouri chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws maintains that people with legal medical marijuana licenses are being arrested.

(St. Louis, MO) -- The vice president of the Missouri Budget Project says the state is missing out on anywhere from 60-to-130-million dollars-a-year because it doesn’t collect tax for online sales.

(Des Moines, IA) -- The Iowa Appeals Board has agreed to pay 900-thousand dollars to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against the state based on the actions of a former Department of Revenue employee.

(Springfield, MO) -- A federal judge has ruled Ripley Entertainment isn’t protected by an 1850s maritime law in last year’s Ride the Ducks accident which left 17 people dead.