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Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

Published Feb. 22 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of...

Candidates in Holts Summit election

Published Feb. 22 2017

In addition to the candidates listed in Tuesday's article, Holts Summit has two candidates running for positions on its board...

Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelines

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students,...

Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

Published Feb. 21 2017

President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as...

Thousands of demonstrators in US say 'Not my President'

Published Feb. 21 2017

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not...

Six vying for three JCPS board seats

Published Feb. 19 2017

The News Tribune asked two questions of six candidates running for three available Jefferson City Public Schools Board of Education...

Sex harassment in statehouses easy to conceal

Published Feb. 15 2017

When Carol Johnson landed a position as a legislative assistant in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, she saw it as...

After residency dispute, Hawley rents Capital City apartment

Published Feb. 10 2017

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has rented an apartment in Jefferson City to end a controversy over whether he was...

White House adviser 'counseled' after brand promotion

Published Feb. 10 2017

The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during...

Advocates push for drug monitoring program

Published Feb. 10 2017

As discussions about the need for a prescription drug-monitoring program (PDMP) continue, advocates are urging the Legislature to pass a...

Missouri taps North Carolina health chief facing criticism

Published Feb. 10 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens' pick for health department director has been embroiled in controversy in his home state of North Carolina...

Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

Published Feb. 10 2017

A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations,...

Union dues withdrawal bill moves through Missouri House

Published Feb. 9 2017

The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring union members to provide written consent for union dues to be automatically...

Lawmakers concerned about firearms in Missouri Capitol

Published Feb. 9 2017

Lawmakers are questioning a newly revised policy allowing visitors to bring firearms into the Missouri Capitol.

Greitens appoints fire marshal, emergency management head

Published Feb. 9 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed two new heads of the state's emergency management and fire safety divisions.

Missouri schools: Busing cut would hurt classrooms

Published Feb. 9 2017

Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' plan to slash an already depleted public school bus fund will wind up taking money from...

Senate confirms Jeff Sessions for attorney general

Published Feb. 9 2017

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition...

Senator: VA retaliating against whistleblower

Published Feb. 9 2017

A Wisconsin senator has accused the Department of Veterans of Affairs of firing a doctor for speaking out about alleged...

Right-to-work law could go before voters

Published Feb. 8 2017

Opponents of Missouri's new right-to-work law are trying to put it to a public vote.

Former secretary of state launches 'Let America Vote' effort

Published Feb. 8 2017

Three months after losing his bid for the U.S. Senate, former Democratic Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is launching...

Jay Nixon State Park could lose name

Published Feb. 8 2017

Two Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation that would remove former Gov. Jay Nixon's name from a new park in southeast...

Local names among state high court applicants

Published Feb. 8 2017

State Rep. Jay Barnes, Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem and Assistant Attorney General Shaun Mackelprang are three of the...

DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie

Published Feb. 7 2017

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice...