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  • Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 11:18 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration Monday on how the state spends money to help refugees amid concern about the resettling of Syrians in the United States following the deadly attacks in Paris.

  • Field of GOP candidates for Missouri governor down to 4 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 3:42 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - State Sen. Bob Dixon no longer is running for Missouri governor in 2016.

  • Nixon, 5 past governors discuss economic development 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 11:04 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - All six of Missouri's living governors gathered Friday to tout their administrations' economic development accomplishments and discuss the importance of building trade relationships with foreign countries.

  • Missouri lawmakers seek special session over refugees 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 7:59 pm

    COLUMBIA, Missouri - Some Republican Missouri lawmakers are calling for a special legislative session aimed at preventing Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon from allowing Syrian refugees to resettle in the state, adding to a wave of pressure on the issue from primarily GOP officials.

  • Missouri could pay blind residents $19M after court ruling 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 12:51 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - An appeals court has ruled that a previous calculation of damages owed to about 3,000 blind Missouri residents who receive state benefits was too low, meaning the state could be on the hook for more than $19 million.

  • St. Louis Fed official named to Missouri Board of Curators 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 5:13 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A community development official with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will fill a vacant seat on the University of Missouri Board of Curators, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Friday.

  • Missouri executions expected to slow 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 12:15 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Eighteen convicted killers have been executed in Missouri in the last two years, a pace that is expected to slow significantly with death sentences on the decline and many of the 28 remaining death row inmates still filing appeals.

  • Missouri turns to New Hampshire for new transportation chief 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 5:49 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A New Hampshire transportation official who was instrumental in raising revenues for road and bridge repairs has been hired as the new director of the Missouri Department of Transportation as it faces a similar funding shortfall for its aging infrastructure.

  • Missouri Gov. Nixon backs Clinton bid for presidency 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 7:26 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's backing fellow Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for president.

  • Federal lawsuit questions St. Louis suburb's municipal fines 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 5:15 pm

    ST. LOUIS - A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleged a St. Louis suburb whose population is largely black relentlessly tickets for things such as mismatched curtains, walking on the wrong side of a crosswalk and barbecuing in front of a house.