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Posted Feb 10, 2016 at 8:00 AM

As opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that would bring the state in line with all others.

Posted Feb 9, 2016 at 5:30 PM

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people that a combination of strong winds, low humidity, dry conditions and warming temperatures this time of year brings the potential for unexpected wildfires. According to MDC's Forestry...

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 9:43 AM

State Reps. Lindell Shumake (R-Hannibal) and Kip Kendrick (D-Columbia) will honor and recognize the heroic actions of a Monroe City police officer who was injured in the line of duty.

Updated Feb 8, 2016 at 3:50 PM

The team responsible for the Sodalis Nature Preserve earned an award at last week’s Missouri Department of Conservation conference.

Posted Feb 8, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Bowling Green continues to hammer out rules for allowing alcoholic beverages in city parks.

Updated Feb 8, 2016 at 12:24 PM

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) recently traveled to Jefferson City to hold a field hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and highlight the national epidemic of increased opioid addiction, abuse, and overdose deaths.

Posted Feb 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced the start of two additional audits of Missouri higher education Thursday, Feb. 4.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Often, children are the most vulnerable in natural disasters and require assistance and support long after they are affected. The Disaster and Community Crisis Center (DCC) at the University of Missouri is developing tools that can help children and...

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 9:54 AM

Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Missouri Highway Patrol Troop B, Macon, announced the results of a DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation conducted in Marion and Ralls counties. The saturation was conducted from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Posted Feb 2, 2016 at 8:00 PM

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2015 was the hottest year on record. According to a University of Missouri researcher, increasing temperatures and...

Posted Feb 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM

A Hannibal Jaycees member received an historic appointment during the Missouri Jaycees annual winter meeting on Friday, Jan. 15 and Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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