University Of Missouri

Audio: Mizzou unveils new scholarships to attract more out-of-state students

Two new scholarships for out-of-state students have been unveiled at Mizzou. During a press conference on Wednesday, Chancellor Alexander Cartwright says one is a $7,500 scholarship for out-of-state students with an ACT score of 25 or 26, whose parents are MU graduates. The other is a $2,500 award for students from a bordering state.   […]

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High school students earn top honors in statewide finals of 2017 Constitution Project

The Supreme Court of Missouri has recognized the winners of the 2017 statewide finals of Missouri’s Constitution Project, an intensive, experiential competition in which high school students gain experience in the fields of journalism, crime scene investigation and trial advocacy. Individuals from twelve schools earned awards in this statewide competition, now in its fifth year, […]

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Missouri state rep. will introduce bill to outlaw hand held devices behind the wheel

House Republican Galen Higdon of St. Joseph is planning to introduce a bill in the next session to ban all use of handheld devices behind the wheel. The former 30-year law enforcement officer says although it’s important to do away with texting and handling cell phones while driving, he’s happy to see hands free technology […]

Flakka the Zombie drug

Flakka: The drug that causes bizzarre behavior found in Eastern Missouri community of Sullivan

Police in the community of Sullivan in eastern Missouri report they responded to multiple reports of bizarre human behavior last weekend. KMOV-TV reports the behavior is likely the result of the ‘Flakka,’ a synthetic drug known to cause crazy behavior. Sullivan Police say they responded to reports of people barking like dogs, running nude, and […]

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Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week, November 13-19

Every minute of everyday emergency responders across Missouri work tirelessly to help save lives at the scene of traffic incidents.  Across the country every year hundreds of emergency responders representing fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, towing and transportation agencies are struck and either injured or killed while responding.  The Federal Highway Administration has declared […]

Health News

House panel seeks solutions to cost spikes in state’s health care markets

A Missouri House panel seeking to fix problems in Missouri’s health care markets gathered Wednesday.  Among the options it’s considering is adopting a plan by the Trump administration to let states opt out of some of the 10 essential health benefits required under Obamacare. Chris Molendorp with the Missouri Hospital Association says the advantage or […]

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Audio: Missouri Congressman says GOP tax plan would be $900 billion tax increase

Eastern Missouri Democratic Congressman Lacy Clay says the GOP tax plan is reckless and would repeal the deduction for state and local income and sales taxes. The plan currently under consideration in the House also includes eliminating a deduction that helps seniors cover high medical costs, an adoption tax credit and forces professional teams to […]