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Hall of fame coach gained valuable experience in US Navy in WWII

Published Jan. 21 2019

Hall of fame football coach John "Pete" Adkins collected a treasure trove of experiences with his first team — the...

Affirmative action proposed for medical marijuana licensing

Published Jan. 20 2019

Now that Missouri is entering the medical marijuana industry, two Democratic lawmakers from Kansas City want to give businesses owned...

Traveler safety top concern for highway engineer

Published Jan. 20 2019

A strong advocate for driver safety and critical thinking, Nicole Hood found her passion at Missouri Department of Transportation.

Mid-Missouri to benefit in Gov. Parson's bridge proposal

Published Jan. 20 2019

Mid-Missouri could see 21 bridges repaired or replaced over the next three years, under the proposed bonding plan included in...

Pileup on I-55 in southeast Missouri as snow falls

Published Jan. 20 2019

STE. GENEVIEVE (AP) — Missouri roads officials say a 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 on the...

Capitol awash in Clean Missouri concerns

Published Jan. 20 2019

The Clean Missouri Amendment has produced confusion and conversation in the Missouri House concerning when records and hearings are public.

Officials: Prison merger to improve pay, safety

Published Jan. 19 2019

Gov. Mike Parson and Anne Precythe, director of the Department of Corrections, discuss proposal to merge two facilities.

Congressman apologies for yelling, 'Go back to Puerto Rico'

Published Jan. 18 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Missouri congressman has apologized for yelling "go back to Puerto Rico" at Democrats on the...

Shutdown prompts Missouri to issue food stamps early

Published Jan. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missourians will get February food stamps early because of the federal government shutdown.

Parson outlines details of Missouri prison closure

Published Jan. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Gov. Mike Parson says there will be no layoffs and no additional prisoner releases as...

Police look for tie between killing of activist, another man

Published Jan. 18 2019

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a Missouri man who implied on social media last month...

Police chief resigns, officer terminated amid theft inquiry

Published Jan. 18 2019

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) -- An eastern Missouri police chief has resigned and an officer has been terminated amid an investigation...

Girl sues ex-coach, whose dad was Missouri superintendent

Published Jan. 18 2019

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A lawsuit alleges that a former Missouri high school coach had an inappropriate sexual relationship with...

Court reverses ruling on victim protection program

Published Jan. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A Missouri appeals court said a lower court judge was wrong to order a woman to...

Man pleads guilty in abuse death of then-girlfriend's son

Published Jan. 18 2019

JOPLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the abuse death of his then-girlfriend's 3-year-old son in southwest...

Parson reorganizes Economic Development, narrows focus

Published Jan. 18 2019

Gov. Parson reduces size of Economic Development Department in order to narrow its focus and create a stronger workforce.

Missouri sued over rules about foster parents having guns

Published Jan. 17 2019

A Kansas City couple is suing the state of Missouri over restrictions on their ownership of loaded firearms.

Parson: Department redesigns to boost state's workforce development

Published Jan. 17 2019

Gov. Mike Parson plans to sign several executive orders this morning, as part of what his office called a "major...

Gov. Parson proposes 3 percent pay raise for all Missouri's state employees

Published Jan. 17 2019

Gov. Mike Parson is asking lawmakers to approve a three percent, across the board, pay raise for all of Missouri's...

Gov. Parson finds efficiency in closing Cameron's Crossroads Correctional Facility

Published Jan. 17 2019

Although there are no plans at this time to close any of the Jefferson City-area prisons, Gov. Mike Parson laid...

Man killed by St. Louis police was suspect in Jefferson City shooting

Published Jan. 16 2019

The man killed after allegedly shooting at St. Louis detectives was facing charges for shooting a woman in Jefferson...

State of the State address: Parson proposes $351M bond for bridges

Published Jan. 16 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is proposing a $351 million bond to repair or replace 250 bridges across the state, a...

Deer season ends with total harvest over 290,000 statewide

Published Jan. 16 2019

Missouri's 2018-19 deer-hunting season ended Tuesday with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total of 290,339 deer killed...