Missouri drivers are paying less at the pump than drivers in any other state right now. Missouri is currently home to the cheapest gas in the nation with the average gas price in the state at $3.05 per gallon.
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MU’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute will cease to exist. The nuclear engineering department has been split in two, with the transition expected to be finalized by July 1. KBIA’s Nick Gass gauged the reaction among student and faculty researchers.
Three Missouri communities will share more than $62,000 in federal grants for historic preservation projects.
Two of Missouri's three Republican senatorial candidates are expected to meet in a debate in Branson.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman both have committed to participate in Monday night's debate. The third candidate — St. Louis businessman John Brunner — is not planning to attend.
All three Republicans are seeking to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November elections.
Monday's debate is to be held at the Branson High School Auditorium, which has room for several hundred people.