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Missouri lawmakers consider fantasy sports regulations

Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to regulate fantasy sports like gambling.

Republican proposes birth control from pharmacists

A Republican lawmaker wants to make it easier for Missouri women to get birth control.

Lawmaker seeks payment for family caregivers

Family members or loved ones caring for Missouri’s Medicaid patients could qualify for compensation for their caregiving if a bill passes this session.

Missouri bill on medical students' mental health advances

A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House.

University of Missouri system announces diversity spending

The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus

Group urges reinstatement of suspended Missouri professor

A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.

Adoption advocates plead for birth certificate access

An adopted teenager from Owensville has been able to access her original birth certificate her entire life — what she calls a luxury that other adoptees in Missouri don’t have.

Senate panel hears passion about sentencing teen criminals

A St. Louis woman urged Missouri senators Tuesday afternoon not to be too lenient when it comes to requiring a prison sentence for teen killers.

Sinquefields give $2M to University of Missouri music effort

Conservative donor Rex Sinquefield and his wife have donated $2 million to the University of Missouri to support a music initiative.

Missouri lawmakers debate restricting abortion methods

Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to criminalize a common second-trimester abortion method.

Missouri official signs $750M export agreement with Colombia

Missouri's economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia.

Lawmaker seeks more General Assembly authority over Capitol, state buildings

A recently introduced bill would give state lawmakers more say over what happens to the Capitol building and state-occupied spaces near it.

Missouri bill aims to block censorship of student journalists

Student reporters in Missouri are treated as second-class journalists, according to some who offered testimony Monday to a House committee about a bill that would prevent schools from censoring student-produced media.

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Missouri network works to help former inmates

Dan Hanneken sums up the work he does helping people recently released from prison readjust to society with a simple phrase.

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Missouri transportation officials hopeful for funding solution

For the first time in several years, transportation officials said they are optimistic the General Assembly could provide a financial solution for funding future transportation needs in Missouri.