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The top 10 unforgettable moments of a tumultuous year in D.C.

WASHINGTON — To say that 2020 has been an eventful year in the nation’s capital is an understatement. Amid a global pandemic, a bitter race...

Food stamp applicants struggle to get through Missouri call center line

In normal times, the Missouri Bootheel has the highest rates of hunger in the state. “But when the pandemic hit, it made an already bad...

Missouri Supreme Court flushes sales tax case of Springfield potty provider

Sometimes people feel like the government is dumping on them, and this week that person is Charlie Gott. For 35 years, Gott has been the...

Congress passed $900 billion COVID relief package. Here’s what’s in the...

Congress on Monday night approved and sent to President Donald Trump the first major COVID-19 relief measure since the spring, a sprawling spending bill...

Congress seals the deal on emergency COVID relief with unemployment aid,...

WASHINGTON — A deal on a coronavirus relief package finally emerged on Sunday night, after members of Congress resolved a days-long impasse over a...

Workers’ COVID lawsuits could be quashed under GOP push in Congress

WASHINGTON — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with a Tyson meat packing facility in Iowa alleged that managers secretly took bets on...

Congress close to emergency relief deal with direct payments, added unemployment...

WASHINGTON — A coronavirus relief deal appeared within reach late Wednesday following months of stalemate in Congress, potentially providing much-needed help to Americans facing...

COVID recession erases 20 years of Missouri workforce growth

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Missouri, Craig Bergthold and Mark Swearingen were employed removing old fixtures and signs from commercial buildings. “We would go in...

Reversing course, Parson asks lawmakers to drop COVID liability bill from...

Less than three weeks after expanding the special session’s call, Gov. Mike Parson reversed course and asked lawmakers to wait until January to take...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and local governments...

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