Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:
- A Missouri judge is considering whether Gov. Jay Nixon exceeded his constitutional powers when he cut spending for education to help cover costs from the Joplin tornado and major flooding.
- Missouri Southern State University plans to offer $1,000 scholarships to Joplin area students
- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa retires.
- MU Chancellor Brady Deaton has decided to remain in Columbia rather than take an overseas trip as he decides whether the school should leave the Big 12 Conference.