State could be violating its own scholarship law

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | 5:35 p.m. CDT; updated 6:25 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 27, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — An influx of needy students and a decrease in state aid have combined to place Missouri in the awkward position of potentially violating its own law when distributing college scholarships during the upcoming school year.