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As COVID causes hospitals to fill, Springfield asks Missouri for temporary...

Facing a looming shortage of beds caused by rapidly rising COVID-19 cases, healthcare providers in Springfield are asking the state to set up temporary...

Missouri tourist hub no stranger to COVID’s wrath. But many still...

EMINENCE — Nearly everyone in Shannon County has seen what the COVID-19 virus can do to a person. Last week as the local health center...

Fate of Missouri Medicaid expansion in the hands of the state...

After an eight-year fight over Medicaid expansion, the arguments are over.  The question of whether 275,000 people will receive state-paid health care coverage is...

Missouri health officials predict weeks of rising COVID cases due to...

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is causing a surge in infection in Missouri’s large urban areas, and the state can expect at least “a...

Tax relief for Missouri medical marijuana businesses vetoed by Gov. Parson

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson vetoed legislation Friday that would have lifted a prohibition on licensed medical marijuana companies deducting business expenses on their taxes. In his...

Missouri Supreme Court to decide if remote testimony protects constitutional rights

One of the most cherished rights guaranteed to Americans is the right to look accusers in the eye and make them give evidence in...

Biden administration defends push to boost COVID vaccinations after Parson criticism

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s key COVID-19 advisers on Thursday defended the administration’s strategies for boosting vaccinations in the states, after Missouri’s governor said...

‘Surge response team’ arrives in Missouri amid COVID spike caused by...

As federal officials land in Missouri at the request of the state to assist with combatting a wave of new COVID cases spurred by...

With cases rising, new law will shield Missouri businesses from COVID...

As a new surge of COVID cases overtakes Missouri, businesses, healthcare providers and houses of worship will soon be shielded from most COVID-related lawsuits...

Delta variant spread means Missouri COVID cases may ‘double or triple’...

During June, as the Delta variant of COVID-19 took hold in Missouri, the seven-day average of new cases doubled. And now that the easily spread...

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