Miley Cyrus tickets cause frenzy

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Parents are up in arms regarding the frenzy over tickets to see Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus in concert this fall.

Missouri tries to root out junk mail

ST. LOUIS, June 24 (UPI) -- Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon has implemented an operation intended to prevent senior citizens from being scammed through junk mail.

Missouri to sue over reservoir breach

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt wants criminal charges or civil cases brought against electric utility AmerenUE for a breach at the Taum Sauk reservoir last month.

Mo. gas stations fined for price gouging

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Nine Missouri gas stations have agreed to pay $6,750 in fines to settle complaints of price gouging after Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Racist hurricane relief Web sites sued

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon is suing to close nearly a dozen hurricane relief Web sites that may be taking funds that will never help storm victims.

Broker surrenders 94 Cardinals tickets

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A Columbia, Mo., ticket broker has surrendered 94 Cardinals playoff tickets as part a lawsuit settlement filed by the Missouri attorney general's office.

Missourian sues for Second Amendment right

ST. LOUIS, March 16 (UPI) -- The head of the Second Amendment Coalition in Missouri is suing St. Louis County officials for refusing to process his request for a concealed weapons permit.

Credit-counseling firm sued for fraud

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The state of Missouri has sued credit-counseling giant AmeriDebt for defrauding clients out of millions of dollars through bogus fees.

Today's Consumer: News you can use

Legislators in Missouri are working on a bill that would ban sending unsolicited e-mail to computers in that state.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

The key to a woman's attractiveness is not so much her shape and curves but rather if her height and weight are proportional, a new study finds.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

'Miss Cleo' corporations cut a deal

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Two Florida-based corporations behind television psychic Miss Cleo saw the writing on the wall and agreed to pay a $50,000 fine for defrauding consumers out of

Gas station killer executed

POTOSI, Mo., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A man convicted of killing a St. Louis gas station attendant during a $248 robbery in 1982 was executed by lethal injection early Wednesday, Missouri correction

Gas station killer to be executed

POTOSI, Mo., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The Missouri Supreme Court Tuesday rejected a last-minute petition, opening the way for the scheduled midnight execution of Stephen Johns.
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