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St. Louis-area hospital to offer midwife option

By JIM SALTER ST. LOUIS (AP) — The hospital in the St. Louis area that delivers the most babies will soon offer an option for midwife-led births, part of a…

Man charged with making terrorist threat on campus

By BILL DRAPER KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man accused of falsely reporting a gunman walking around the Central Methodist University is no terrorist, as prosecutors allege, but…

Congress passes bills aimed at better protecting the people of Missouri

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – Similar measures to revise Missouri’s Criminal Code today gained approval by both the House and Senate. The bills, Senate Bill 491 and House Bill 1371, sponsored by Sen. Jolie Justus,…

Teens adept at social media get privacy training

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (CLAYTON, Mo., AP) — In an age of increased online government surveillance and targeted social media ads, the notion of privacy as a classroom subject worthy…

Renfrow, Allen win City Council; Dyer, Grigsby, Horn win school board

By ALYSSA CLIFTON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – One incumbent was voted out and one retained her seat following Tuesday’s municipal election. Don Butterfield was the incumbent for City Council but…

Repairs interrupt Amtrak runs in Missouri

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., AP) — Damage to railroad tracks caused by last week’s flash flooding in west-central Missouri is forcing changes in Amtrak passenger service. The Missouri Department of Transportation says…

Mo. House adopts bill to study education standards

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House scaled back its opposition to new state education standards and endorsed legislation Tuesday to allow them to stay in…

Missouri Senate endorses criminal code overhaul

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Senate endorsed legislation Monday to overhaul the state’s criminal laws for the first time since 1979 and create new punishment…

Mo. Senate panel embraces two-prong school funding

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri senators are going forward with a two-prong funding plan for public schools that bases their state aid on the strength of the economy. A…

Damage assessment begins after Missouri storms

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Officials in many areas of Missouri are assessing damage after massive storms brought high winds, heavy rain, flash floods and tornadoes to the state. University City…