The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
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Word of the Dayslake \ sleyk \ verb; to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying; to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm; to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water.— Dictionary.comWebsite of the DayThe Thirst projecthttp://www.thirstproject.org

Posted at 11:20 PM

In her letter to the editor, Jennie Maroney complains mightily about George Soros. In response, some reported facts from the Nation magazine -“The Koch brothers have already funneled more than $30 million into congressional races.

Updated at 10:55 PM

Get expert tips for preserving this beautiful seasonal plant.

Updated at 8:08 PM

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will test the principles of bridge building by constructing a scale-model steel bridge as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Mid-Continent Student Conference...

Updated at 8:06 PM

Open house to be held at health department

Updated at 8:04 PM

Missouri lawmakers passed a pair of bills, HB 1690 and SB 841, Thursday to prevent people younger than 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes, but opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer...

Updated at 8:03 PM

Missouri House members have approved a pair of measures allowing early voting, though some lawmakers contend it would be too limited.

Updated at 8:02 PM

Missouri lawmakers are considering official designation for the jumping jack. A bill is proposing to make the jumping jack Missouri's official state exercise. Missouri-born Gen. John J. "Black Jack" Pershing is credited as inventing jumping jacks as...

Updated at 8:00 PM

A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects. The proposed constitutional amendment passed the House earlier this month. It was adopted by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee...

Updated at 7:59 PM

Pizza parlors, doughnut shops and even convenience stores all could be in line for a tax break on the food that they make and sell as a result of a measure moving through the Missouri Legislature.

Updated at 7:53 PM

The Church of the Nazarene on East 10th Street in Rolla was surrounded Tuesday. Members of the Rolla Police Department SWAT team had their semi-automatic rifles scoped-in on every exit of the church. Inside, an angry husband armed with a pistol had...

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