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  • Missouri law aims to help teachers of traumatized children 
    Updated: Jun-25-16 11:47 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri teachers trying to wrest control of the classroom back from unruly students can put on a stern look, raise their voices or use suspensions or other punishments as discipline.

  • Nixon signs bill to connect prisons, hospitals to local food 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 7:04 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed into law several proposed changes to the state's agriculture policies, including expanding a locally grown food program and beefing up tax credits for meat producers.

  • Man charged after allegedly trying to scam Missouri governor 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 8:13 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Michigan man who allegedly tried to collect fake debts from Gov. Jay Nixon has been charged with a felony for alleged deceptive business practices.

  • Nixon signs bill for more access to anti-overdose medicine 
    Updated: Jun-21-16 6:14 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Residents soon will be able to carry medicine to counter heroin overdoses without a prescription under a new law signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.

  • Nixon signs bill to limit Missouri cities' profit from fines 
    Updated: Jun-17-16 7:27 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed legislation he touted as further limiting cities' ability to profit from traffic tickets and fines, a policy goal that gained traction following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

  • Recent Missouri Editorials 
    Updated: Jun-14-16 8:06 am

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 13

  • Nixon appoints 3 new curators to lead University of Missouri 
    Updated: Jun-08-16 8:00 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed three new members to the board of curators to help lead the embattled University of Missouri, making good on a pledge to circumvent the Legislature to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the university system.

  • Correction: Missouri Governor-Debate story story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-16 11:58 am

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - In a story June 6 about the Missouri GOP governor's debate, The Associated Press erroneously attributed two comments made by businessmen John Brunner to Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder. Brunner said he would campaign with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump while Kinder said he would "cross that bridge" when he got to it. It also was Brunner, not Kinder, who criticized attack ads running against him. The story also misquoted former U.S. Attorney and Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway in shortening a response to a comment about law enforcement from former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens. The AP has restored the full quote to its report.

  • US spy agency opts for new site in St. Louis 
    Updated: Jun-02-16 8:13 pm

    ST. LOUIS - A federal spy agency will move its regional headquarters to a new location in St. Louis rather than to a site across the Mississippi River in southern Illinois, the agency said Thursday on its website.