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Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Some Republican lawmakers questioned Wednesday whether emergency responders have the training and resources to handle a potential Ebola outbreak in Missouri.

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:08 PM

A conservative group has spent an estimated $670,000 so far on TV ads encouraging Missouri voters to back a proposed constitutional amendment limiting the governor's budget-cutting powers.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Missouri wildlife officials are considering more restrictions in whitetail deer hunting to reverse a continuing decline in the deer population, caused mostly by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease and liberal hunting regulations.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Missouri could be the first state to enshrine the role of student performance data in teacher evaluations in its state constitution if an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot gets enough support.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Some district-level Missouri school officials have criticized the state school board's plan to quickly hire a new education commissioner, saying the board should first gather input on the position's needs and conduct a national search for qualified...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 10:55 AM

When balancing the budget, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has some of the most expansive powers among his peers. He can reduce spending for anything he chooses, and has done so repeatedly.

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Hunters’ harvest decisions determine the number and quality of deer on private land.

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 8:41 PM

A sterilization company on Friday agreed not to treat any waste potentially infected with Ebola at a St. Louis facility after the state attorney general sought a temporary restraining order, alleging that the company had previously violated...

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Top Missouri Democrats are contributing big bucks to the state Democratic Party weeks before the Nov. 4 elections.

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:56 PM

A retired teacher from the St. James Public Schools was among the winners of highway safety awards presented at the 2014 Blueprint for Safer Roadways Conference held in St. Louis Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.

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