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This week's most-read story came in the form of commentary. Mark Selig, assistant sports editor at the Missourian, tells a story of playing pick-up basketball with Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk, who just came from the Southeastern Conference media days.
Opponents of Amendment 7 say this: "Missouri families are already hard pressed to pay their bills during this period of slow economic recovery."
Improvements to the University of Missouri System's STEM facilities - those related to science, technology, engineering and math - topped the list of capital MU requested $104.3 million for its STEM Renovation and Rehabilitation Project, which includes renovations to five campus buildings and would eliminate $57.6 million of deferred maintenance, ... (more)
The type of contraceptives used before pregnancy may influence the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus , according to research published July 17 in Preventing Chronic Disease .
The Missouri General Assembly passed several tax-related bills at the end of the legislative session in mid-May that would have altered the Department of Revenue's burden of proof and changed its notice requirements.
Missouri voters in August will decide whether to add an electronic privacy provision to the state constitution, giving telecommunications the same protections that currently prevent police officers from searching through people's paper documents, mailboxes, homes, and possessions without a warrant.
Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.
The third problematic execution in the U.S. in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.
More states are taking middle-of-the-road approaches toward the Common Core State Standards, and both opponents and supporters say it's a good thing.
All have combined to form Missouri Farmers Care, a well-oiled advocacy group whose "vision" is that "All Missourians will understand the truth about modern agriculture, food production and farm life and their connection to Missouri's food security ...
A new Indiegogo campaign is trying to raise money for a "media blitz" urging Missouri's governor to release the state's only inmate serving life without parole for nonviolent marijuana offenses, the Riverfront Times reports .
Graded dirt began to give way to pavement earlier this month as construction continued on the third and final phase of Hwy.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Free Enterprise Center snagged private funds to bolster technology for students and entrepreneurs.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:51 am
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