St. Louis economy hits home-run in All-Star Game

St. Louis basks in the aftermath of the 80th Major League Baseball All-Star game and it appears Missouri tourism reap a windfall. Baseball’s mid-summer classic couldn’t have come at a better time for a state stuck in recession. Chief Marketing Officer...

Travel clubs coming under new state regulations

Travel clubs have been a boon to Branson, but not all travel clubs are legitimate. A new law, HB 83 , seeks to crack down on those unscrupulous travel clubs. Gov. Nixon has signed the bill into law. Nixon says travel clubs deserve more praise than criticism, but some...

Nixon orders state to fund Tour of Missouri

Governor Nixon says the Tour of Missouri will go on this year. Nixon has rejected a recommendation from the Department of Economic Development to slash the $1.5 million state appropriation needed to fund the professional bicycle race. Supporters of the tour say that...

Capital City prepares for Independence Day celebration

Preparations are nearly complete as the Capital City gets ready for its annual Independence Day celebration. The two-day celebration features carnivals for the kids in downtown Jefferson City, plenty of food, music and an elaborate fireworks display, shot from a barge...