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Mike Parson faces opportunities, challenges in new term as Missouri governor

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson made history last week.  He became the first Republican in more than three decades to win a second term as governor,...

‘Won’t be able to survive’: Childcare centers serving low-income Missourians face...

Cortaiga Collins doesn’t know how much longer her childcare center will survive. Only about a dozen children have been attending regularly amid the pandemic. Under...

Missouri governor open to adding COVID liability to legislative special session...

JEFFERSON CITY— Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said he would consider adding COVID-19 liability protection to a special session if legislation that can be passed...

Missourians fight to keep their homes with end of eviction moratorium...

Phone calls from families on the verge of losing their homes have jumped 300 percent at Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri. “And we’re getting more...

Trump in final debate slams pandemic aid as a ‘big bailout’...

WASHINGTON — Asked during Thursday’s final presidential debate about why another round of economic relief hasn’t been approved to aid unemployed Americans and struggling...

Missouri Medicaid expansion: Will it bust the budget or pay for...

When Missouri voters approved Medicaid expansion in August, they were told by the ballot language that the price tag was unknown, with possible costs...

Missouri budget bouncing back from COVID, but experts warn economic weakness...

When a drug store customer selects a promotional package offering a free toothbrush with a new tube of toothpaste or two extra razors in...

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