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Someone bought $1M Lottery ticket in Olivette

Published Mar. 20 2019

The Missouri Lottery says someone is holding a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million after buying a ticket in suburban...

Missouri regulators approve Midwest wind energy power line

Published Mar. 20 2019

Missouri regulators have reversed course and given the go-ahead to one of the nation's largest renewable energy projects.

Passenger rail route suspended, more evacuate amid flooding

Published Mar. 20 2019

Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue amid flooding along the Missouri River.

Floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock losses

Published Mar. 20 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri...

East end Capitol repairs getting finished

Published Mar. 20 2019

The plastic wrap is coming down from the scaffolding on the east end of the Missouri Capitol — and it's...

Parson: Reorganization effort progressing

Published Mar. 20 2019

Gov. Mike Parson's plan to reorganize part of state government — especially intended to improve economic and workforce development —...

University of Missouri fires campus cop over blackface photo

Published Mar. 19 2019

University of Missouri officials say they have fired a campus police officer after verifying he was in a photo depicting...

Man who escaped Missouri jail, Oklahoma patrol car captured

Published Mar. 19 2019

Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and an Oklahoma patrol car has been arrested after...

Kansas City-area coalition working to combat climate change

Published Mar. 19 2019

KANSAS CITY (AP) — A coalition of Kansas City-area leaders is working to reduce the impact of climate change amid...

Kansas City-area coalition working to combat climate change

Published Mar. 18 2019

A coalition of Kansas City-area leaders is working to reduce the impact of climate change amid reports that the region...

Jail, patrol car escapee apparently returned to Missouri

Published Mar. 18 2019

Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and then from an Oklahoma police car apparently stole...

Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees

Published Mar. 18 2019

Hundreds of homes have flooded in northwest Missouri after the Missouri River overtopped and breached several levees following heavy rain...

More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters head downstream

Published Mar. 18 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent...

Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

Published Mar. 18 2019

FERGUSON (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides.

Missouri S&T robots to play role in bridge upgrade effort

Published Mar. 18 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fixing Missouri's deteriorating bridges is a high priority for Gov. Mike Parson, and the state is...

Air Force experience leads to Missouri veteran's career as astronaut

Published Mar. 18 2019

The career of Eminence, Missouri, resident Thomas Akers has — in quite literal terms — risen to meteoric heights.

Joplin utility makes nest boxes to save endangered falcons

Published Mar. 17 2019

JOPLIN (AP) — After years of helping the Stockton Lake area repopulate its osprey numbers by making nest boxes available...

Missouri lawmaker: Bill requiring AR-15s not meant to pass

Published Mar. 17 2019

A Missouri lawmaker who's introduced measures that would force adults to own handguns and young adults to own AR-15 semi-automatic...

Prosecutor seeks to halt Greene County domestic abuse court

Published Mar. 17 2019

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A prosecutor wants to stop a Missouri judge's domestic abuse court, alleging the judge didn't follow proper...

Missouri begins to plan 2021 bicentennial celebration

Published Mar. 17 2019

Nonprofit organizations and state bodies are already planning a celebration of 200 years of Missouri history and culture when the...

Rep. Veit: Revenue director's resignation leaves questions

Published Mar. 17 2019

State Rep. Rudy Veit is frustrated he and other lawmakers still don't know the state of Missouri's revenue picture —...

Missouri searches for path to contain Medicaid spending

Published Mar. 17 2019

Missouri's share of funding for the state's Medicaid program has been on an upward trajectory.When Gov.

MO HealthNet director shares what he learned about Medicaid from touring state

Published Mar. 17 2019

Todd Richardson, director of MO HealthNet, discusses his tour of the state and getting acquainted with Missouri's largest program.