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Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 11:54 AM

Registration is open for the annual Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill, which teaches how people should protect themselves if an earthquake strikes. More than 2.5 million people in 14 states, including more than 400,000 Missourians, are already signed up for this brief exercise that takes place at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Posted Sep 30, 2015 at 7:45 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon applauded the work of hundreds of young Missourians who spent the summer as members of State Parks Youth Corps (SPYC).

Posted Sep 30, 2015 at 8:00 AM

After falling short of the legislative votes needed to enact a right-to-work law, supporters of the measure are launching an advertising campaign in hopes of pressuring Republican lawmakers who oppose it to switch sides and help Missouri become the...

Posted Sep 29, 2015 at 8:45 PM

Gov. Jay Nixon called Sept. 28 for nominations from Missourians to the Academy of Missouri Squires, a non-profit organization that honors Missourians for their accomplishments on the community, state or national levels.

Posted Sep 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM

An investigation found “no evidence whatsoever” that Missouri’s only surgical abortion facility sells fetal remains, Attorney General Chris Koster said Monday, marking the latest response to a heated national debate over Planned...

Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Leaders of Missouri's public community colleges and universities said Monday that they will freeze undergraduate tuition next school year as part of a deal with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to ramp up funding from the state, although the extra spending...

Updated Sep 18, 2015 at 3:20 PM

Harvest season in the Corn Belt is peak time for accidents involving farm children.

Updated Sep 18, 2015 at 12:37 PM

Dust flies everywhere when combining, loading, unloading and drying grain. Farmworkers can reduce its effects by wearing protective gear, University of Missouri Extension state health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch said.

Updated Sep 18, 2015 at 12:20 PM

As the heat of summer fades into the cool weather of fall, trees and shrubs around the Show-Me State transform from leaves of green to a fall-foliage color palette of golds, reds, oranges, and purples. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)...

Updated Sep 17, 2015 at 3:50 PM

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature put a conservative stamp on state employment laws Wednesday, voting to cut unemployment benefits to one of the shortest periods nationally while also outlawing local minimum wage increases.

Updated Sep 17, 2015 at 12:03 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is now the state's most overridden governor in history.

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