The Boone County Sheriff's Department is still investigating a two rapes of minors.
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Parents as Teachers, a program formed in Missouri, helps provide parents worldwide with education tips and in-home early childhood screening for disabilities and learning delays. Due to difficult economic times, funding for the program is shrinking and Missouri lawmakers are close to approving a $4.1 million cut to the program.
While discussing a bill to ban synthetic marijuana known as K2, the House denied the proposition to legalize medical marijuana.
All households and business are encouraged to turn off their lights for an hour on March 27 as a symbol of solidarity against climate change.
Flood warnings have been issued for parts of eastern Missouri for early this week.
The emergence of a beverage line created to cause either extreme relaxation or make it easier to sleep is causing concern in the medical field.
Court Appointed Special Advocates officials said that there are waiting lists for children to get workers in Missouri and Kansas.
The cause of the early morning fire is still under investigation.
The event is to feature several speakers and live performances.
In times of financial strain, states are turning to gambling revenue to increase their budgets. At least 18 states this year are looking to expand games because of a drop-off in the money they collect from casinos, lotteries or other gambling.
After the discovery of dangerous radiation levels at a Springfield hospital, lawmakers are pushing legislation to standardize the licensing of medical professionals.
Class sizes continue to grow as Kansas and Missouri school districts cut millions of dollars from their budgets. Teachers and parents are worried about the larger class sizes.
The children's grandfather and one more child remain hospitalized.
Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland said Friday there were no signs of foul play based on preliminary autopsy results in the death of 62-year-old Ernest Jensen of Stark City.