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Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have prohibited Missouri's public schools from tracking students electronically.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster became the most prominent Democrat to endorse a proposed constitutional right to farm Wednesday, saying it could protect against arbitrary policies pushed by animal welfare activists.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he is leaning toward opposing an August ballot measure that would insert a right to farm in the Missouri Constitution, ending his silence on the subject.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander had a captive audience of youngsters Tuesday morning at the Rolla Public Library during the library's regular weekly story time.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 5:23 PM

A St. Louis civil rights leader is challenging the ballot wording for a proposed constitutional amendment allowing early voting.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Missourians serving in the Armed Forces who are stationed away from home now have access to a new online platform that makes voting significantly easier for them, according to the Missouri secretary of state’s office.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation directing Missouri regulators to develop their own standards for carbon dioxide pollution from power plants.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Missouri's Aug. 5 elections could provide a case study for the ability of governors to affect proposed ballot measures, both politically and legally.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 4:57 PM

With the definition of farm-raised deer in question, Gov. Jay Nixon declared Tuesday that they are "wildlife" not "livestock" and vetoed legislation that would have shifted their regulation to state agriculture officials instead of the agency that...

Updated Jul 7, 2014 at 7:35 PM

A murder suspect who escaped from a southeast Missouri jail while watching a fireworks show is back in custody.

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