The latest U.S. Department of Education figures show Missouri’s average student loan default rates are lower than the national average and institutions paired with the Missouri Department of Higher Education have even lower rates.
Among the 115 bills sent to Governor Jay Nixon this year is one that would make it a crime to deliberately disturb worship services in Missouri.
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A proposed amendment to Missouri's Constitution asserting the right to pray in public will go before voters in August.
The nation’s longest river has found its way onto America’s Most Endangered Rivers list.
Much of Joplin fell silent to mark the precise moment the city was hit by a tornado one year ago.
The Missouri secretary of state says this year's ballot will not include a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for a photo identification requirement at the polls.
The Columbia City Council approved a measure Monday creating a board that reviews the economic potential of underdeveloped city neighborhoods.
Columbia officials are working on changes to local rules governing tents after a collapse in St. Louis last month killed one person and hurt 100 more.