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Missouri State under Title IX investigation

Published Nov. 20 2017

Missouri State University is under a Title IX investigation, and a field hockey player says it involves the decision to...

FBI, Justice Department to investigate St. Louis-area police

Published Nov. 20 2017

A federal investigation will look into possible civil rights violations by police in the St. Louis area in the two...

Greitens fills child abuse board vacancies

Published Nov. 20 2017

The governor of Missouri has appointed 16 people to help review child abuse cases after the state delayed dozens of...

First king penguin hatched at the Kansas City Zoo

Published Nov. 20 2017

The Kansas City Zoo has hatched its first king penguin and is hand-feeding the chick.

University of Missouri approves using pigs for research, despite protests

Published Nov. 20 2017

The University of Missouri says it will continue to use live pigs to train emergency room doctors, despite protests involving...

Missouri patrol finds about $491,000 in likely drug money

Published Nov. 20 2017

Federal authorities are working to seize more than $491,000 of suspected drug money found during a traffic stop by the...

Nixa opens largest solar farm in state

Published Nov. 20 2017

NIXA (AP) — A city in southwest Missouri has opened the largest solar farm in the state.The new Nixa Solar...

Opioid deaths may top traffic fatalities in Missouri

Published Nov. 20 2017

Deaths from opioid overdose could exceed traffic fatalities in Missouri this year, for the first time ever.

Friends rehabilitate home for slain father's family

Published Nov. 19 2017

For the people who loved Marco Green, so much is out of their control.

Stricter controls on PACs possible after Star report

Published Nov. 19 2017

Missouri lawmakers may place stricter controls on spending by political action committees.

State seeks input on how to spend $41M from Volkswagen

Published Nov. 19 2017

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The state of Missouri is looking for input on how to spend $41 million from a...

Lt. Gov. report details issues at Veterans Home

Published Nov. 19 2017

Missouri's Public Safety Department last week launched its investigation of the St. Louis Veterans Home, which Gov. Eric Greitens ordered...

State Honoree: Custodian a positive influence on veterans

Published Nov. 19 2017

A custodian at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James has been named State Employee of the Month.Democrito Saberon, or...

St. Louis police issue order acknowledging journalist rights

Published Nov. 18 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police officers will be required each month to read and acknowledge an order reiterating...

Missouri panel votes against low-income housing tax credits

Published Nov. 17 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and a state commission have voted against low-income housing tax credits.

Authorities: Drowning in Current River raising questions

Published Nov. 17 2017

Authorities are investigating an unusual drowning in the Current River.

Jobless rates fell in 11 US states, hit record lows in 2

Published Nov. 17 2017

Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Idaho and Tennessee in September, and dropped in 9 other states.

Missouri alters use of dicamba weedkiller in some areas

Published Nov. 17 2017

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is altering its rules for use of BASF's dicamba herbicide on cotton and soybeans.

McCaskill donates campaign money she got from Franken PAC

Published Nov. 17 2017

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she's giving away $30,000 that fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken's leadership PAC donated to her...

Solutions sought for local public defender caseloads

Published Nov. 17 2017

Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce hopes to get some local attorneys to help with some of the public...

Missouri report cards difficult to analyze amid test errors

Published Nov. 16 2017

Annual report cards on Missouri school districts and charter schools have been released, but it's difficult to know exactly how...

Interest group seeks public rebuke of ruling

Published Nov. 16 2017

Missouri members of the Massachusetts-based National Parents Organization say an appeals court ruling last month ignored a 2016 law that...

State could gain thousands of jobs under tax reform

Published Nov. 16 2017

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt said Wednesday both tax reform plans being debated by Congress would create at least 18,000 jobs...