Gov. Jay Nixon requested a $150 billion increase in funding for education and more than $1 billion in health care, mostly from federal funds, during his annual address Monday night in the House Chamber.
Among his suggested $150 million increase for education, Nixon proposed a $17 million increase in early childhood education, $100 million in new funding for K-12 classrooms and an increase of $34 million in higher education funding.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, athletics director Mike Alden and a representative of the donor family will announce the gift at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Reynolds Alumni Center.
Tim Jones, speaker of the Missouri House, says many of Gov. Jay Nixon's new proposals would create a bigger, more intrusive government bureaucracy that threatens to create a chasm that no amount of bipartisanship can bridge.
Gov. Nixon's speech will cover a proposed ethics reform on campaign contributions and a $150 million increase in education spending. He'll also touch on economic development projects in the state, access to health care and employment for veterans, among other issues.
Monday's hot, humid weather broke records. The warm weather will continue but drop off later this week.
Of the three Southeastern Conference teams ranked, Missouri is third, behind No. 4 Florida and No. 16 Ole Miss.
The increase in home sales in Boone County is credited to the redistricting of Columbia Public Schools, job growth, low interest rates and a drop in unemployment.
Missouri forward Alex Oriakhi scored 18 points in the Tigers' games against South Carolina and Vanderbilt, but he has been quiet about it in front of the media.
After spending time in the Missouri National Guard, Tom Holt went to MU to pursue a degree in civil engineering.
After being ranked No. 8 in the nation, the Missouri softball team is predicted by SEC coaches to finish second in the Eastern Division.
A six- to nine-month supply of ammunition has been sold at Columbia's gun stores in the past 30 days, one gun store owner says. Gun shop owners say they've seen this happen before when there's talk about tighter gun controls.
Gov. Jay Nixon outlined proposals for increased funding to education, domestic violence and mental health in his 2013 State of the State address on Monday night. Many Missourians took to Twitter to talk about the governor's remarks and proposed changes.
Rock Bridge coach Jill Nagel knows something about attaining lofty goals, having led the Bruins to state titles in both 2008 and 2012. With a majority of last year’s championship team back again, Nagel has had to temper her expectations and remind her team that this is a different season.
Members of the MU Climbing Club visited Capen Park on Monday to enjoy the warm weather.
President Barack Obama's health care law gives states the option to expand their Medicaid programs to cover millions of low-income people now left out. But the leaders of some states fear Medicaid expansion infringes on states' rights and could drag down the quality of the health care system.
Here are a few common questions and answers to help you understand the facts and figures surrounding health care in Missouri.
Two bags of marijuana, a package of cocaine and five packages of heroin were confiscated.
Capt. Brian Weimer said he did not know when the investigation would be complete.
It is time to increase renewable energy goals and develop new energy efficiency programs to help us meet that commitment.