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‘Just not enough people’: Missouri healthcare workers face fatigue as COVID...

Cheryl Rodarmel’s love and enthusiasm for the job she’s held for the last 28 years as a rehabilitation nurse is waning. Before the pandemic, she...

Five important questions about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer’s announcement on Monday that its COVID-19 shot appears to keep nine in 10 people from getting the disease sent its stock price rocketing....

Missouri relaxes rules on when students must quarantine after COVID exposure

Students and teachers in Missouri school districts may no longer have to quarantine from the classroom for a full 14 days if they have...

Biden wants mask mandates nationwide: ‘We can save tens of thousands...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus response plan seeks to put a national mask mandate in place by calling on all governors to require...

Missouri lawmakers likely to consider COVID liability protection in special session

JEFFERSON CITY—The special legislative session called to provide new spending authority for federal COVID-19 relief funds will likely be extended to include a bill...

The Supreme Court could strike down Obamacare. Here’s what’s at stake.

WASHINGTON—The fate of the sweeping 2010 health care law known as Obamacare is again in limbo, with the Supreme Court on Tuesday set to...

Kids reported abuse at schools where Missouri has no oversight. Lawmakers...

Despite dozens of students coming forward sharing allegations of abuse they suffered at Christian reform schools across Missouri, the state Department of Social Services...

Missouri House budget committee approves $1.3 billion COVID spending bill

Missouri intends to spend every federal coronavirus relief dollar it can by the Dec. 30 deadline, and is using previously received funds to obtain...

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,...

‘Steep part of the curve’: Missouri faces growing COVID cases, hospitalizations

JEFFERSON CITY — The main source of COVID-19 spread in Missouri, state Health Director Randall Williams said Thursday, are the places people feel safest. During...

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