The governor's plan would cut more state jobs with the Department of Social Services hardest hit. As promised in November, Nixon's proposed budget also keeps to a maximum 5 percent reduction to the higher education appropriation.
Nixon said he hopes the incentives will attract new businesses and drive job creation in the Missouri.
Children hold the world's future in their hands. Don't cut fourth- and fifth-grade science teachers.
Columbia City Council won't vote on the issue in April, but the idea sparked debate among council memebers.
J.T. Tiller, the team’s only four-year player and the one whose blue-collar play best represents Missouri’s style, hasn’t been himself since the start of the Big 12 Conference season Jan. 9.
Sen. Kit Bond's imprudent hold on GSA appointee Martha Johnson comes at a bad time and stems from his grievance over a Kansas City federal complex.
A basket with 9.6 remaining gave Oklahoma a 62-61 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Abi Olajuwon, daughter of the Hall of Famer, is finally making an impact for the Sooners, including a solid effort against Missouri on Wednesday.
Sean Ireton is recovering in Germany with his family after breaking his leg and being exposed to rain and cold weather in a climbing accident. "Suddenly I was rolling down the slope and bouncing off the rocks below until I finally came to a stop," he said.
Student groups at MU, Stephens College and Columbia College are collecting money and goods to send to the nation after last week's earthquake.
Toy Richbow, the Missouri women's basketball team's small but tough point guard, is hardly fearsome off the court. Richbow's dream job is to open her own adoption agency.
Police continue to investigate after a student report of a BB gun at Jefferson Junior High School.
Rock Bridge wrestling lost its dual meet with visiting Warrenton even after strong finish. "Our kids wrestled tough," said Bruins coach Travis Craig, "but we lost a couple of close matches."
A 33-year-old woman told police she was drugged and sexually assaulted Sunday night by an acquaintance at Paquin Tower.
A witness saw the vehicle's occupant hide objects in the grass, later discovered to be ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, police said.
The Hickman girls basketball team broke a five-game losing streak with a 53-8 victory over Marshall on Wednesday at the Sedalia tournament.
Quin Snyder, now a coach in the NBA Development League, was ejected from a game Wednesday.
Missourian reporters host and moderate an online discussion of Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State speech, which begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday night.
A news release stated that Columbia police think the BB gun was removed and taken off school property.
Both roads will have sections closed because of crossroad pipe replacements.