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Police call death of Missouri auditor an ‘apparent suicide’

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.

Missouri Department of Insurance: 1 in 3 Missourians impacted by Anthem cyberattack

Anthem insurance provider offers identity theft protection to policyholders affected by data breach

A recent cyberattack compromised personal information from the insurance provider Anthem Inc., affecting more than 2 million Missourians according to the Missouri Department of Insurance.

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Many meet to support Medicaid expansion

On Wednesday, more than 150 people were bused from across the state to the Capitol in a bid to share what the phrase means to them — expanding Medicaid coverage in accordance with the federal Affordable Care Act.

Missouri audit finds mismanagement of early childhood funds

Missouri paid $1.5 million for services for young children that were never provided and has insufficient oversight of several early childhood programs, according to an audit released Tuesday.

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

Missouri adopts minimum scores for new standardized test

The Missouri State Board of Education this week moved forward with plans to test schoolchildren using national Common Core educational standards, approving a new minimum standardized test score that will be used to determine students' proficiency.

Missouri I-70 speed limit drops to 60 mph in Columbia

The speed limit on portions of Interstate I-70 in Columbia is dropping to 60 mph.

Settlement offered for red-light camera tickets in Missouri

Nearly 900,000 people who paid fines for red-light camera tickets in Missouri can apply for partial refunds under a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit.

Missouri’s education department has a new leader

Missouri has selected a new education commissioner who is pledging to build relationships and focus on students as the department moves on from the resignation of a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

Missouri chooses new education commissioner

State's education department has a new leader

A new Missouri education commissioner has been chosen to replace a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

Inmate charged with killing woman last seen in ‘01

A Missouri inmate convicted of sexually abusing an underage girl in 2002 is charged with murder in the disappearance of a woman a year earlier, who prosecutors believe was killed when she caught him sexually assaulting the child and intervened.

Missouri bill proposes more fresh food for seniors

Missouri seniors could be eating more fresh produce if a proposed bill gets lawmaker support.

Columbia school security officers to carry guns

Some security personnel will be allowed to carry guns in Columbia schools if they meet certain requirements.

Gov. Nixon to call special session to fund Ferguson response

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to ongoing protests in Ferguson.

Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

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