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Troop F patrolman dies in line of duty

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper died in the line of duty Friday morning in Audrain County.

Druzenko last person to plead guilty in marriage frauds case

Druzenko will be sentenced later this year, along with three others who pleaded guilty this month.

DESE releases statewide MAP scores

Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

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State curbs boat speeds on high waters at Lake of the Ozarks

Temporary ban will stay in place as long as lake levels are way up

Lake of the Ozarks visitors also shouldn’t count on water skiing, or ride jet skis or do anything else that causes a wake — because the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division has ordered a Lake-wide No Wake zone, thanks to the high water levels.

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Beetem hears Dixon argument to keep his law officer’s certificate

One year to the day after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge, Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon was back in court in Jefferson City on Wednesday in a battle to keep his Missouri law officer’s certification.

Rain, floods prompt state of emergency in Missouri

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday declared a state of emergency as heavy rain continues to cause flash flooding and flooding across the state.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

Coalition changes tactics in clean energy effort

The Sierra Club and more than 20 other Missouri organizations will band together to form the Missouri Clean Energy Coalition, environmental activists announced Wednesday during an Earth Day rally in the Capitol Rotunda.

Senate narrowly passes state social services budget

A more than $8 billion budget to guide Missouri’s spending on social services narrowly passed the Senate early Wednesday morning after lawmakers initially defeated the measure.

Audit chastises MoDOT

Agency accused of misspending millions meant for road work

State Transportation officials disagree strongly with a state auditor's report that MoDOT may have violated the state Constitution in some of its spending.

Commission names Broeker MoDOT's interim director

Roberta Broeker, the state Transportation Department’s chief financial officer for the last 10 years, will be MoDOT’s interim director when Dave Nichols retires as director on May 1.

Lawmakers pass bill to help agriculture industry

A bill aimed at helping Missouri’s dairy and cattle farmers is once again heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk — this time without a contentious provision to shift state regulation of farmed deer that led to a veto last year.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

MoDOT awareness week promotes work zone safety

While the National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) started its statewide Work Zone Awareness Week with a commencement event Monday in Jefferson City. Learn more about the week.

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