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Work to close Route B in Callaway County

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will replace a cross pipe on Missouri Route B in Callaway County on Wednesday.

Fulton man arrested in chase

A Fulton man was arrested Wednesday after being pursued by multiple agencies in a vehicular chase.

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Follow Route 36 for a cross-state Valentine’s vacation

Weekend trip just for two or for the whole family

With President’s Day on Feb. 15, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of a four-day weekend for many.

Be cautious about college scholarship search services

By now, many high school seniors have finished their college applications and are waiting for results. It’s time to start thinking about how a family or individual is going to pay for it.

One dead, two seriously injured in interstate accident

An accident on I-70 Saturday morning has left one dead and two seriously injured.

Missouri lawmaker ends restraining order after alleged fight

A Missouri lawmaker has dropped a restraining order he had obtained against a colleague with whom he said he got into a fistfight.

Black students seek swifter race reforms at Missouri

Several University of Missouri students are pressing the system's governing board for faster reforms in diversity as the Columbia campus continues grappling with racial unrest punctuated by racial protests there last November.

Conservation Commission change passes Missouri Senate

The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board.

Missouri presidential search committee members expanded

The search committee for a new University of Missouri system president will include two students, two faculty members and a staff member.

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Nixon says South American trip yields results for Missouri

Claims $1 billion in new business

Gov. Jay Nixon is returning from South America today with agreements promising more than $1 billion in new business for Missouri businesses.

Tensions bubble between Capitol, MU

Legislators press to keep curator seats vacant

Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumvent the Republican-led Legislature if needed to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the state’s flagship university, further escalating the tensions of legislators already frustrated about the handling of racial issues that culminated in the resignations of the system president and campus chancellor.

University system faces two audits

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that the state will implement two new audits to state-funded universities, including one that will examine the University of Missouri System’s administration.

Changes eyed to state worker health plan operations

State Sen. Rob Schaaf thinks Missouri government can save money by changing the way it runs its employees’ health care plan.

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Program matches books with South Callaway readers

Since October, South Callaway elementary and middle school students have used individual reading scores to find the best fit for them when checking out books at the library.

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Senate secretary honored for 25 years on job

State Sen. Jeanie Riddle on Thursday recognized Polly Clark, Senate Research secretary, for her 25 years of service in the Missouri Senate.