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Missouri Supreme Court: no tax loophole for doughnut holes

Missouri Supreme Court judges have ruled against what some called a tax loophole for doughnut holes.

Despite deal, lawmakers predict voter ID fight to endure

The Legislature is poised to tighten Missouri's voter ID requirements, but lawmakers see the issue as far from settled.

Legislature passes University of Missouri review commission

Missouri lawmakers have approved the creation of a commission to review the University of Missouri System's policies and administrative structure.

Legislature overrides Nixon to block home-care wage hike

The Missouri Legislature has voted to override the governor and block a wage hike for home-care attendants.

Deadly shooting by state trooper probed

After vehicle stop, suspect attacked, drug him with car

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating after a trooper fatally shot a suspect following a traffic stop.

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A new standard in learning for Missouri students

New K-12 standards include change to when state history is taught, addition of cursive writing

Now that the Missouri Learning Standards have been stripped from the Common Core label, they’ve been well received by the public even though they aren’t drastically different.

Missouri Democrats see scant progress on police oversight

Taped on the office door of Rep. Brandon Ellington, the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, is a cutout of the House public safety chairman's smiling face, topped with the words "This is what bigotry looks like!"

Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't his supporters

Donald Trump earned 37 of Missouri's 52 delegates to the Republican National Convention when he won the March 15 primary, but as the state party began selecting delegates on Saturday, the New York businessman can't count on that level of support unless he clinches a first-ballot nomination.

Nixon signs mid-year budget boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year increase to Missouri’s budget that adds more than $460 million in spending to the state’s current $26 billion budget.

Federal judge leaves in place preliminary injunction barring Planned Parenthood license

A federal judge is leaving in place — at least for now — a preliminary injunction barring the state of Missouri from revoking Planned Parenthood’s license to perform abortions at a Columbia clinic.

Sen. Brown drops out of race for state treasurer

Republican Missouri state Sen. Dan Brown is dropping out of the race for state treasurer.

Missouri speaker doubts religious-objections measure revival

The leader of Missouri's House says he doesn't expect there will be an effort to revive a contested measure to protect some businesses opposed to same-sex marriage.

Voter ID measure stalled in Missouri Senate

A proposal to require Missouri voters to show photo ID at polling places is stalled in the state Senate.

Kelley wants sex offenders to know when they must register

State Rep. Mike Kelley wants to make sure people expected to be listed on the sex offender registry know they must register.

Missouri Legislature passes bill to add expert witness rules

Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation to tighten the courtroom guidelines for expert testimony, an effort supporters say is aimed at ensuring experts who testify in court are truly experts.

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