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Candidates seek New Bloomfield School Board seats

Published Mar. 21 2017

The New Bloomfield Board of Education has three seats open this election and four candidates: Deborah Cuno and Craig Abbott...

Jefferson City Council candidates talk issues, economy

Published Mar. 19 2017

The local economy and Jefferson City's infrastructure are concerns for at least eight of the nine people running for one...

King maintains support in Iowa after inflammatory comments

Published Mar. 19 2017

Outside his rural congressional district stretching over 39 Iowa counties, conservative U.S. Rep. Steve King's stream of inflammatory comments generate...

Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

Published Mar. 18 2017

Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United...

Missouri prisons head orders change after harassment claims

Published Mar. 17 2017

The head of Missouri's prison system is implementing a zero-tolerance policy for managers who fail to respond to reports of...

University of Missouri makes plan to cover budget gap

Published Mar. 17 2017

The University of Missouri's Columbia campus will cover a $17 million gap between budgeted spending and available revenue with the...

Missouri House OKs bill to limit medical malpractice suits

Published Mar. 16 2017

A bill advancing in the Missouri Legislature would change whom patients could sue for medical malpractice.

Missouri House votes for restrictions on child marriages

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Missouri House has passed a bill that would require teenagers to be older before they could get married without...

Missouri tax breaks for seniors, disabled renters could end

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Missouri House has voted to end a tax break for low-income seniors and disabled renters.

Missouri Legislature passes regulations for herbicide use

Published Mar. 16 2017

Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill increasing a fine for illegally using herbicides that damage other farmers'...

Missouri House passes charter expansion bill

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Missouri House has passed a bill that could allow charter schools to expand to more districts.

Looking out for Missouri's disabled

Published Mar. 16 2017

Advocates for people with disabilities gathered in the state Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday to emphasize the need for Missouri lawmakers...

State auditor to investigate government payouts

Published Mar. 16 2017

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has launched a review of "potentially improper or inappropriate payouts" paid with public dollars.

Kenny Jones heads Probation and Parole board

Published Mar. 16 2017

Former Moniteau County Sheriff and state Rep. Kenny Jones is the new head of Missouri's Probation and Parole board.

Missouri House budget leader proposes full aid for schools

Published Mar. 15 2017

Missouri's House budget leader is proposing fully funding state K-12 schools next fiscal year.

Missouri bill on ticket scalping, resale moves forward

Published Mar. 15 2017

Missouri lawmakers are advancing a bill that would put limits on ticket scalping while also ensuring buyers can resell tickets.

Trump earned $153m and paid $36.5m in taxes in 2005

Published Mar. 15 2017

President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent...

Trump White House sees 'deep state' behind leaks, opposition

Published Mar. 15 2017

The White House and its allies are stepping up their attacks on a foe typically associated with fragile democracies, military...

Missouri House votes for local lobbyist gift ban

Published Mar. 14 2017

The Missouri House has voted to prohibit local elected officials from accepting lobbyist gifts

Missouri House votes to help pay for new arts conservatory

Published Mar. 14 2017

Missouri House members have passed a bond measure for a new music and dance conservatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas...

Missouri Legislature considers 2 bills on traffic stops

Published Mar. 14 2017

Two bills introduced in the Missouri Legislature would use driver education and exams to educate drivers on how to react...

Lawmakers ponder governor's staff budgeting

Published Mar. 12 2017

Some Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee members aren't sure they like Gov. Eric Greitens' proposal to split Chief Operating Officer Drew...

Resolutions seek to honor Missouri's missing Vietnam vets

Published Mar. 12 2017

Missouri lawmakers will hold their fourth "Vietnam Veterans Day" March 30 to honor and remember those Missourians who served in...