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Supporters of the Missouri Board of Education’s 2010 decision to adopt a set of “Common Core” standards believe the new guidelines have the potential to boost academic achievement and prepare more students for the workforce.
As the Department of Conservation’s first state wildlife veterinarian, Kelly Straka manages the health of Missouri’s wildlife populations.
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
A judge acquitted an auxiliary police officer from a St. Louis County village of charges that he was not licensed to act as a police officer when he chased a speeding car that caused a fatal accident.
A north St. Louis County man admits that he stole money from his 4-year-old nephew's piggy bank to use for drugs and prostitutes.
The Jackson County prosecutor says DNA evidence led to charges against a former Kansas City man in the 1986 rape and robbery of a deaf woman.
With just 2 1/2 hours to spare before the Legislature’s 6 p.m. deadline Friday afternoon, the state Senate cast the final votes needed to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill re-imposing closed-records status for security and emergency response plans for schools and other public buildings.
With the potential for severe weather across the plains and several Midwestern states this weekend and into Monday, staff at FEMA's Region VII office are coordinating with state and local officials in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska in preparation for the potential storms and urges the public to be prepared and stay informed.
Missouri lawmakers revamped four of the state's main business incentives before adjourning on the final day of their legislative session, but failed before Friday's 6 p.m. deadline to pass a broader measure that would have scaled back costly tax credits for developers.
Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill clarifying the way a vacancy is filled in the office of lieutenant governor.
Missouri lawmakers have Gov. Jay Nixon legislation closing a loophole in the state's mandatory child abuse reporting law.
People convicted of committing sexual crimes when they're 17 or younger would not appear on Missouri's public website of sex offenders under legislation heading to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation consolidating four of the state's business incentives. The newly created Missouri Works program would be modeled after the current Quality Jobs program, which would come to an end.
Prosecutors in Missouri could use evidence of past criminal behavior in child sex abuse prosecutions under a proposed state constitutional amendment approved Friday by the state Legislature.
Missouri lawmakers have sent Gov. Jay Nixon a measure restoring expired exemptions to the state’s open-records law.
A bill passed in the closing hours of Missouri’s legislative session Friday could patch a hole in the state budget for early childhood programs and some health care initiatives.
State employees in Missouri could keep firearms in their vehicles on state property under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Parents could give up their babies without legal consequences up to 45 days after birth under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that would require education officials to seek grants and donations to help children with special needs such as autism.
Missouri's legislative session was ending Friday in a familiar way, with the failure of a proposal that would have overhauled the state's costliest tax credit programs and created several new business incentives.