A new smoking ban was passed in Hannibal after much debate between both city officials and community members.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill was in Columbia Wednesday advocating a fair tax code.
A State Senate panel spent several hours Wednesday putting together their version of Missouri’s state budget for next year. But the fate of a program for blind residents is still up in the air.
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The American Society of News Editors announced Tuesday it will move its headquarters from Reston, Va., to the Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia.
Three members of Missouri's congressional delegation say programs at the state's largest military bases are too important to cut or move elsewhere.
A proposal to limit teen access to tanning beds has divided Missouri House members over rival concerns about cancer and government mandates.
Education would be spared from cuts but fewer state employees would get pay raises under a budget plan put forth by a Missouri Senate committee.
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