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Dozens of headstones toppled at Missouri Jewish cemetery

Published Feb. 21 2017

Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.

Congressman intends to sue over removal of painting

Published Feb. 21 2017

The office of a Missouri congressman says he intends to file a federal lawsuit over the removal of a constituent's...

Protesters rip cuts to education

Published Feb. 21 2017

A group of students from St. Louis area community colleges came to Jefferson City on Monday to let Gov. Eric...

Ex-senator Bond selling his longtime Missouri home

Published Feb. 21 2017

Former U.S. Sen. Kit Bond of Missouri is selling the six-bedroom, six-bath brick Colonial mansion in central Missouri that was...

Pioneering female 'computer' honored at Cerner campus

Published Feb. 21 2017

Just as the "Hidden Figures" movie showcased unheralded contributions of women mathematicians to the U.S. space program, a similar contributor...

Ex-senator Bond selling his longtime home in Missouri

Published Feb. 20 2017

Former U.S. Sen. Kit Bond of Missouri is selling the home that was his primary base during his long political...

Greitens prefers social media over traditional

Published Feb. 20 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens has started complaining about the coverage his administration receives, but the Republican has granted few interviews during...

Building Camp Swampy

Published Feb. 20 2017

Mort Walker has created a colorful (Army green) cast characters under the lively title of "Beetle Bailey" that has for...

Comparing Missouri state workers' jobs to those in other states

Published Feb. 19 2017

It's been a month since Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledged Missouri state employees are last-in-the-nation in overall average pay and suggested...

Longtime Jefferson City resident named to Greitens' administration

Published Feb. 19 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens has tapped Harry Otto, one of Jefferson City's most well-known civic and business leaders, for the crucial...

Animal welfare groups decry loss of online reports

Published Feb. 18 2017

An online tool has disappeared for people to find out whether they are buying puppies from humane breeders or callous...

Missouri farm numbers fall as size of operations grows

Published Feb. 18 2017

A government report shows the number of farms in Missouri fell last year while the remaining farms got larger.

Supporters want Route 66 designated as historic trail

Published Feb. 18 2017

Supporters of Route 66, the iconic U.S. highway that carried travelers from Illinois to California, are pushing to have the...

Permit interest drops after passage of Missouri gun law

Published Feb. 18 2017

Interest in concealed carry permits in Missouri appears to be dropping after passage of a new law making them unnecessary...

GOP makes renewed push to limit liability lawsuits

Published Feb. 18 2017

With Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' support, GOP lawmakers this year are pushing a collection of bills to limit liability lawsuits...

Inmate: Prison officials refused to stop attacks

Published Feb. 18 2017

A Missouri prison inmate is suing the state, alleging prison officials refused to protect him from violent attacks by a...

SEMO campus to be tobacco-free starting in the fall semester

Published Feb. 17 2017

Southeast Missouri State University is about to become completely tobacco-free.

Missouri GOP makes renewed push to limit liability lawsuits

Published Feb. 17 2017

Missouri GOP legislative leaders this year are pushing a collection of bills to limit liability lawsuits.

Kemper Arena in KC sold to developer for amateur sports complex

Published Feb. 17 2017

Kemper Arena is one step closer to becoming an amateur sports complex.

Iowa plans 2nd deer harvest to check for deadly disease

Published Feb. 17 2017

Iowa officials are planning a second special deer hunt in northeast Iowa to test the animals for chronic wasting disease.

Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting intruder

Published Feb. 17 2017

A police officer won't face charges for fatally shooting an intruder at his suburban St. Louis home who had argued...

Lawmakers question officials on prison harassment

Published Feb. 17 2017

Missouri lawmakers grilled Corrections Department officials Thursday following reports alleging widespread harassment among prison system employees and retaliation against people...

Missouri Democrat wants to disclose inaugural donations

Published Feb. 17 2017

A Missouri Democratic lawmaker is proposing a bill to make donations for gubernatorial inaugurations public records.