JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - St. Louis-based Express Scripts says it will build a new patient-service call center in Joplin, creating 100 new jobs.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that Express Scripts' new patient-service center will mean a $960,000 investment in Joplin's economy.
Express Scripts is a pharmacy benefits company that manages more than a billion prescriptions each year for millions of patients in the U.S.
The state of Missouri provided economic incentives to Express Scripts as part of its expansion in Joplin.
Almost two years to the day after Jacque Waller went missing, Cape Girardeau authorities say they found her body.
Waller, the mother of triplets, went to meet with her estranged husband Clay Waller on June 1, 2011. The two were getting together to talk about their divorce. Jacque was not seen alive after that meeting. Clay Waller was already facing murder charges for allegedly killing Jaque.
He is already in jail for harassing Jacque's sister.
Police say they have one suspect in custody connected to the robbery of a pizza deliver driver on Memorial Day.
Police say the driver was outside a Spanish Lake apartment complex when two men ran out of the bushes at the driver. KMOV reports one of the suspects was carrying an AK-47 assault rifle.
The second suspect remains on the loose.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri General Assembly has officially come to a close.
House and Senate leaders gaveled the annual session to an end Thursday in compliance with the adjournment date set in the Missouri Constitution.
The actual work ended two weeks ago. The constitution prohibited lawmakers from passing any legislation after May 17, but allowed additional time for bills to be printed and prepared for delivery to the governor.
On Thursday, the House speaker and Senate president pro tem signed bills as a verification that they had passed.
Gov. Jay Nixon now has until mid-July to decide whether to sign those bills into law or veto them.