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Nixa opens largest solar farm in state

Published Nov. 20 2017

NIXA (AP) — A city in southwest Missouri has opened the largest solar farm in the state.The new Nixa Solar...

Opioid deaths may top traffic fatalities in Missouri

Published Nov. 20 2017

Deaths from opioid overdose could exceed traffic fatalities in Missouri this year, for the first time ever.

Friends rehabilitate home for slain father's family

Published Nov. 19 2017

For the people who loved Marco Green, so much is out of their control.

Stricter controls on PACs possible after Star report

Published Nov. 19 2017

Missouri lawmakers may place stricter controls on spending by political action committees.

State seeks input on how to spend $41M from Volkswagen

Published Nov. 19 2017

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The state of Missouri is looking for input on how to spend $41 million from a...

State Honoree: Custodian a positive influence on veterans

Published Nov. 19 2017

A custodian at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James has been named State Employee of the Month.Democrito Saberon, or...

St. Louis police issue order acknowledging journalist rights

Published Nov. 18 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police officers will be required each month to read and acknowledge an order reiterating...

Interest group seeks public rebuke of ruling

Published Nov. 16 2017

Missouri members of the Massachusetts-based National Parents Organization say an appeals court ruling last month ignored a 2016 law that...

State could gain thousands of jobs under tax reform

Published Nov. 16 2017

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt said Wednesday both tax reform plans being debated by Congress would create at least 18,000 jobs...

Greitens appears to lack board votes to fire education chief

Published Nov. 15 2017

Four of the eight members of the State Board of Education say they oppose Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' efforts to...

Forum discusses MU campus 2 years after protests

Published Nov. 15 2017

Two years after protests over racial discrimination rocked the University of Missouri, participants at a forum said progress has been...

Attorney General Hawley sued over 'residence'

Published Nov. 15 2017

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley either should establish residence in Jefferson City or resign from office, Jefferson City resident Donna...

Appeals court re-instates 8 convictions

Published Nov. 15 2017

Joseph L. Payne and seven other Missouri prison inmates lost a case Tuesday they previously had won in trial courts.

Despite new law, PACS helped decide Missouri Senate race

Published Nov. 13 2017

A new law that caps contributions to state political candidates likely will shift the power in Missouri politics to outside...

Lawmaker shares experience as sexual assault victim

Published Nov. 13 2017

A Missouri state lawmaker is sharing her story of being sexually abused by her grandfather when she was a girl...

CT scans uncover new findings about Kansas City mummies

Published Nov. 12 2017

Two mummies owned by the Kansas City Museum have new stories to tell after CT scans revealed information about their...

Missouri judge faces rare chance to impose death penalty

Published Nov. 12 2017

A southwest Missouri jury's inability to decide whether a man should be put to death for kidnapping and killing a...

KC voters approve $1 billion airport project

Published Nov. 8 2017

KANSAS CITY (AP) — After years of contentious debate, Kansas City voters overwhelmingly approved a plan Tuesday to spend $1...

Ex-lawmaker fighting campaign violation costs

Published Nov. 8 2017

A former state lawmaker's attorney argued to Missouri Supreme Court judges the former candidate shouldn't have to pay $230,000 for...

Judge rules against state in juvenile parole case

Published Nov. 7 2017

A federal judge has ruled a group of Missouri prisoners convicted of murder as juveniles and sentenced to life behind...

Patrol offers program on church security

Published Nov. 7 2017

In light of Sunday's mass shooting at a church in Texas, the Missouri Highway Patrol reminds residents the agency offers...

Defense: evidence withheld in homicide case

Published Nov. 6 2017

BUFFALO (AP) — Defense attorneys say evidence was withheld that would have helped prove the innocence of a Missouri man...

Book about Missouri miracle to become feature film

Published Nov. 6 2017

WENTZVILLE (AP) — A book by a St. Louis woman whose son miraculously survived after falling through ice is now...