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Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Published Feb. 20 2018

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet...

Firearms bill hearings delayed a week

Published Feb. 20 2018

Missouri Republican leadership said it wanted to be fair to colleagues across the aisle when it postponed hearings on firearms...

Lawmakers asked to improve abuse case investigations

Published Feb. 20 2018

Missouri lawmakers should make it easier to create domestic violence homicide review panels, and to investigate child abuse cases that...

Facebook to verify ads with postcards

Published Feb. 19 2018

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Published Feb. 18 2018

MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to...

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Published Feb. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the...

Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Published Feb. 17 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to...

American Heart Association opposes insurance company program

Published Feb. 16 2018

The American Heart Association and some Missouri lawmakers hope to prevent one of the state's largest insurance providers from denying...

Missouri bill would give total ban on texting and driving

Published Feb. 16 2018

A Missouri bill would put a blanket ban on using devices like cell phones and GPS receivers while driving.

Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

Published Feb. 15 2018

President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible...

System would improve sexual assault evidence monitoring

Published Feb. 14 2018

Sexual assault evidence kits would be tracked through a statewide system under proposed legislation.

Missouri sex ed program would include consent under bill

Published Feb. 14 2018

Missouri's sexual education curriculum would be expanded to include consent and sexual violence discussions under proposed legislation.

Missouri Senate panel OKs its own tax cut proposal

Published Feb. 13 2018

Even as Missouri's Republican governor takes to the road to promote his $800 million tax overhaul proposal, a Republican-led Senate...

Missouri House advances needle-exchange bill

Published Feb. 13 2018

The Missouri House is advancing a bill to make it legal for organizations to provide free needles to drug users.

Trump's $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

Published Feb. 13 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1...

Missouri Secretary of State pushes for more broadband library funding

Published Feb. 12 2018

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is pushing for increased broadband and technology funding for public libraries.

Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo

Published Feb. 11 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the Democrats of playing politics with classified information, asserting their memo...

The White House's promised Spanish website? Nada de nada

Published Feb. 11 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nada de nada — nothing at all. A year into the Trump administration, the White House website...

Kobach on board of veterans group not using money for vets

Published Feb. 10 2018

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A business watchdog has found only a small portion of money from a Missouri-based veterans' group that...

Legislators: Broadband, higher state pay are priorities

Published Feb. 10 2018

Local lawmakers listed broadband access, state worker wages and higher education funding as top priorities for the ongoing legislative session...

Democratic Auditor Galloway warns of Missouri finances

Published Feb. 8 2018

Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway on Thursday warned the state is moving toward similar financial hardship that Kansas faced after the...

White House aide resigns after abuse allegations

Published Feb. 8 2018

One of President Donald Trump's top White House aides resigned Wednesday following allegations of domestic abuse leveled against him by...

Lawmakers again asked to require paper ballots

Published Feb. 8 2018

Phillip Michaels, of University City, has been coming to Jefferson City for a decade, asking lawmakers to require all elections...