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A federal appeals court has ruled that a mid-Missouri technical college can require all students to take drug tests.

Linn State Technical College is getting a new name to reflect the mission it has had for years.

Missouri's only state-funded, two-year technical college is getting a new name. Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday that will change the name of Linn State Technical College to the State Technical College of Missouri.

The name change for the central Missouri school will take effect July 1, 2014. The college offers certificates and associate degrees with an emphasis on industrial and technology programs.