(KTVI)-On the Jaco Report, how will sequestration, those automatic federal spending cuts that will come in early March unless Congress acts, affect St. Louis? From federal benefit cuts and federal employee layoffs to Boeing’s contracts and Scott Air Force Base’s personnel, the effects here could be huge.
Plus, St. Louis-based Monsanto takes on a 75 year old farmer before the U.S. Supreme Court. The issue? How long does a corporation’s patent on life-forms last? Does Monsanto still own the patent on plants generations removed from their original seed?