The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO

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Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 10:35 AM

JACKSON, — A man accused of racing a riding lawn mower while drunk has been charged with a felony.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 10:31 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri law signed Wednesday by Gov. Jay Nixon will expand the state's sex trafficking laws to ban ads for commercial sex acts on websites, apps and other places in an effort to help crack down on predators.

Posted Jun 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Warmer temperatures, moisture and weakening pavement — those three factors add up to form the perfect storm for the pavement “blow-ups” that become common across mid-Missouri over the summer months.

Posted Jun 15, 2016 at 8:00 AM

During a visit to the nonprofit organization Paraquad last week, Gov. Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1565, which makes it easier for Missourians who are elderly, blind or disabled to qualify for Medicaid, including in-home and community-based services.

Updated Jun 13, 2016 at 9:30 AM

Senior administrators at the University of Missouri College of Engineering have gathered to discuss how to combat a perceived lack of transparency and collaboration within the administration.

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon this week appointed D. Andrew Davis, of Rolla, as the new Phelps County coroner.

Updated Jun 7, 2016 at 6:27 PM

Constitutional carry is a law that will allow Missourians legally able to own a firearm to conceal and carry that firearm, without the benefit of a concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit, anywhere carrying isn't prohibited by law in Missouri.

Updated Jun 7, 2016 at 6:03 PM

Several area state lawmakers are supporting Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder who has asked President Barack Obama to rescind a letter to schools regarding transgender students and bathrooms.

Updated Jun 6, 2016 at 9:35 AM

A three-year-old black bear sighted in Whitewater Friday morning is a reminder to southeast Missourians to be “Bear Aware” according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Updated May 31, 2016 at 5:35 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last week directed the Missouri Department of Revenue to accelerate the processing of Missourians’ tax returns.

Posted May 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Regulation banning feeding deer in 29 counties starts May 30

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