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Republican proposes birth control from pharmacists

A Republican lawmaker wants to make it easier for Missouri women to get birth control.

Lawmaker seeks payment for family caregivers

Family members or loved ones caring for Missouri’s Medicaid patients could qualify for compensation for their caregiving if a bill passes this session.

Missouri bill on medical students' mental health advances

A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House.

University of Missouri system announces diversity spending

The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus

Group urges reinstatement of suspended Missouri professor

A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.

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Volunteers, grant help school restore access to outside classroom

The Hatton-McCredie outdoor classroom is one dad’s weekend away from being finished now that the Fulton school received a grant to build two bridges on the trails.

Adoption advocates plead for birth certificate access

An adopted teenager from Owensville has been able to access her original birth certificate her entire life — what she calls a luxury that other adoptees in Missouri don’t have.

Senate panel hears passion about sentencing teen criminals

A St. Louis woman urged Missouri senators Tuesday afternoon not to be too lenient when it comes to requiring a prison sentence for teen killers.

Fulton man arrested on drug charge

A 26-year-old Fulton man was arrested on a drug charge after his home was searched Monday night by authorities.

School board to discuss evaluation format

Fulton Public School District 58 on Thursday will be holding an open public session of the Board of Education Superintendent Evaluation Committee.

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Air Force attorney to speak on lessons of 9/11

The former top ranking attorney for the U.S. Air Force will speak on national security issues at noon today in the Hermann Lounge on the Fulton campus of Westminster College.

Sinquefields give $2M to University of Missouri music effort

Conservative donor Rex Sinquefield and his wife have donated $2 million to the University of Missouri to support a music initiative.

Missouri lawmakers debate restricting abortion methods

Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to criminalize a common second-trimester abortion method.

Missouri official signs $750M export agreement with Colombia

Missouri's economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia.

Williamsburg man sentenced for illegal firearm

A Williamsburg man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for illegally possessing a firearm.