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A powerful Missouri House committee is trying to phase out corporate income taxes. The House Budget Committee on Wednesday tacked the provision onto another bill to cut individual income taxes. The … more
Clergy in 33 states are exempt from laws requiring professionals such as teachers, physicians and psychotherapists to report information about alleged child abuse to police or child welfare … more
A Missouri judge on Tuesday allowed a Christian boarding school to remain open for now, scheduling two days of hearings in October to determine its fate after multiple current and former students … more
A Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the killing of his disabled 9-year-old son, who disappeared nearly 20 years ago. Dawan Ferguson was convicted in July of … more
Kansas City Star. September 21, 2022. Editorial: Roy Blunt, the nation needs your help to prevent the next Jan. 6 before it happens On Jan. 6, 2021, insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol, … more
There's a little-known practice in the U.S. known as “gooning.” Brawny men show up under the cover of darkness and force a teenager into a vehicle, taking them against their will to a boarding … more
The speaker of the Missouri House is urging the U.S. attorney in Kansas City to shut down Agape Boarding School, accusing the Christian school of “what amounts to organized crime against … more
Authorities say law enforcement officers shot and killed two people after a car chase in southwest Missouri. The Greene County Sheriff's office says the shooting occurred Saturday in Christian … more
Members of Congress have officially objected to the results in four of the last six presidential elections. The partisan practice has been legal for over a century but became more fraught after a … more
Post Malone went to the hospital again Saturday after experiencing what he described on social media as difficulty breathing and stabbing pain, forcing him to postpone a scheduled show in Boston. It … more
A Missouri judge is weighing two lawsuits against a new state law on voter photo identification and civic engagement rules. Attorneys argued over how and whether the lawsuits should proceed during a … more
An 84-year-old man has been convicted of shooting and killing a Kansas City attorney who had previously won a multi-million civil judgment against him. A Jackson County jury deliberated about two … more
A Missouri county has agreed to pay $405,000 to settle two lawsuits filed after some underwire bras set off metal detectors at a jail. The Jackson County Legislature agreed this week to pay that … more
BNSF Railway says in a federal lawsuit that victims of an Amtrak derailment in Missouri should be required to seek settlements through arbitration, rather than filing lawsuits. Four people died and … more
A doctor from Washington D.C. pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to Medicare and Medicaid fraud involving more than 2,000 patients in Missouri whom he never met. The U.S. Attorney's office in … more
A 29-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to life plus another 40 years in prison for killing a suburban St. Louis police officer in 2019. Bonette Meeks was sentenced Wednesday in the death of … more
Missouri taxpayers could get a break on income taxes under a proposal passed by the state Senate. The GOP-led chamber on Wednesday voted 24-4 in favor of the bill. The measure now heads to the … more
President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the National Archives is facing unusual scrutiny at her confirmation hearing over the agency’s role in the investigation into sensitive documents seized at … more
It’s not every day that a small hamlet in the Missouri Ozarks is in the middle of everything. But that was the case for tiny Wright County, Missouri, on Wednesday as dignitaries from the nation’s … more
St. Louis Post-Dispatch. September 18, 2022. Editorial: Teaching students to scrutinize online fact from fiction A new Illinois law allows high schools to teach media literacy to students in … more
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