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State Medicaid program lost out on $27M from estates

Missouri’s Medicaid program could have recovered as much as $27 million from more than 30,000 estates of deceased patients but did not file claims in time, according to a statewide audit of federal programs released Tuesday.

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Trial set for videographer arrested covering Ferguson

A video journalist arrested while covering the unrest in Ferguson, after Michael Brown was fatally shot last summer plans to fight the charges at trial.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Missouri Republican wants gun ban for ‘violent’ felons only

A Republican lawmaker wants to tweak Missouri’s gun laws to keep firearms out of the hands of certain felons following a St. Louis judge’s ruling that jeopardizes the state’s current ban on convicted felons possessing guns.

Police: No clear motive in Schweich's suicide

Hancock pondering future as state GOP chairman

The embattled chairman of the Missouri Republican Party gained some support Monday as police said they have no evidence of an anti-Semitic whispering campaign against a state auditor who killed himself.

Friends of Arrow Rock raises money to restore four old buildings

A group working to restore historic buildings in Arrow Rock is celebrating a successful fundraising campaign.

GOP donor revises account of remark about Missouri auditor

A Republican donor has revised his recollection of a comment that he says the state GOP chairman made against an auditor who later killed himself.

Police: no clear motive in Missouri auditor's suicide

Police investigating the suicide of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich say law officers have no clear motive for why he shot himself.

Missouri Republican proposes fix to felon gun rights problem

A Missouri Republican lawmaker says a legislative fix is needed to ensure the state's prohibition on felons carrying guns won't be thrown out.

Road smarts

Engineer want to turn dumb pavement into a smart I-70

The following is about infrastructure. Don’t nod off just yet.

Minorities feel marginalized at Missouri State

Although most students feel welcome on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, about 45 percent of minority students and employees feel they have been treated differently because of their race or ethnicity, according to a new study.

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African-American journalist Lucile Bluford may get her day in Missouri

‘She never saw herself as the story’

Lucile Bluford, who by her death in 2003 had worked at the Kansas City Call for about 70 years, was a tough reporter who commanded respect from everyone, said Rep. Gail McCann Beatty, who is pushing a resolution to make July 1, the journalist’s birthday, “Lucile Bluford Day” in Missouri.

Steven Jabben — March 2015 State Employee of the Month

Roaring River State Park Ranger Steven Jabben may have saved more than one life with his quick thinking in November.

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Civil War veteran to be buried in southwest Missouri

A Civil War veteran whose remains went unclaimed for more than a century will be buried next month with his family in southwest Missouri.

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Historic finds in historic Kansas City district

Kansas City district offers a variety of unique antiques

When Maggie Haring and her mother, Ann, punched the address of a Kansas City antique store into their GPS last summer, they didn’t expect what they found at their destination.

Convicted southwest Missouri rustler enters plea

A suspect in the theft of more than $100,000 worth of southwest Missouri livestock and farm equipment has entered a plea.

Wentzville police chief settles harassment suit, resigns

The Wentzville police chief has settled a harassment lawsuit with some of the defendants and resigned.

6 gold coins from 1860 stolen from Pony Express museum

Six gold coins from the time of the Pony Express have been stolen from a northwest Missouri museum that tells the story of the short-lived mail delivery service.

Mother charged with drugging her baby with methadone

A Kansas City woman has been charged with drugging her baby with methadone, a painkiller known mainly for treating heroin addiction.

10-month-old baby rescued from burning vehicle in Rolla

Rolla police say a 10-month-old baby has been rescued from a burning vehicle.