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Divided electorate narrowly approves 'Right to Farm'

Opponents of Amendment 1 discuss election results at Ninth Street Pub on Tuesday. Rhonda Perry, lower right, who works with the Missouri Rural Crisis Center, said she thought the amendment would give corporate agriculture and foreign companies easy access to farming in Missouri. Missouri residents narrowly approved the measure Tuesday.

Amendment 1 won by the narrowest of margins. According to Missouri law, any person whose position on a question was defeated by less than one-half of 1 percent of the votes cast can request a recount.

MoDOT officials: Other highway funding options back on the table

Finding a way to solve the transportation department's budget woes will take some time, officials warned. Solutions might include an increase in the fuel tax, installing toll booths or changing license and registration fees, most requiring legislative action.

Voters reject increase in state sales tax for roads

Missourians voted down the proposed three-quarter-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects around the state.

Electronic surveillance amendment passes with overwhelming support

Of the five constitutional amendments put before voters, Amendment 9 received the widest margin of support from Missouri voters.

Shane Ray busts a move at fall football camp

It's a safe bet that opposing quarterbacks would rather meet Ray on the dance floor, rather than the backfield. Still, Ray and the Tigers' other defensive linemen will show off their moves Thursday, when they perform their song and dance for the team.

Center for Missouri Studies highlights lasting effects of state's history, culture

This initiative is part of The State Historical Society of Missouri's preparation for the state's bicentennial celebration in 2021.

Ball drills allow Missouri football's defense to show off hands in practice

Missouri linebackers, such as Kentrell Brothers, warm up by catching footballs. The ball drills reinforce the team's commitment to forcing turnovers. 

DAVID ROSMAN: Immigration reform package neither helpful nor humanitarian

“Just kick them out” is not an answer. It is a reaction to the influx of new and younger immigrants traveling to the U.S.

GENE ROBERTSON: We all lose when we're not inclusive

There are too many instances of discrimination in the sentencing of persons of color,  as well as in other prejudicial behaviors in our communities.

Missouri basketball will meet Arizona

The Missouri basketball team will face Arizona in its opening game of the 2014 EA Sports Maui Invitational in November.

Election results: 2014 primaries

Here's a recap of what Missouri voters decided on five proposed state constitutional amendments; a county parks initiative; and candidates for a U.S. congressional seat, a seat in the state House, the county recorder of deeds and Division 5 associate circuit judge.

INTERACTIVE MAP: How Missouri voted, by county, on 'Right to Farm' issue

See how each Missouri county voted on Amendment 1, which ensured the "right to farm" in the state constitution.

Adrian wins 100 free at U.S. Nationals; Phelps 7th

Michael Phelps was last at the turn and straggled home in 49.17, beating only Seth Stubblefield in the 100-meter freestyle final. It was Phelps' worst showing — albeit against the strongest competition yet — since launching a comeback in April.

Missouri swimmers get started at nationals

Missouri's Daniel Graviss led the Tigers on first day at the U.S. Swimming National Championships.

Column: Woods should 'Wait 'til next year.'

For those who questioned the wisdom of Tiger Woods returning to practice Wednesday, just three days after a bad back forced him to quit his last tournament mid-round, it seemed like an omen — and not a particularly good one.

Corn crop could use approaching thunderstorms

Thunderstorms rolling across the state Wednesday through Monday are estimated to drop enough rain to help yields.

FROM READERS: Nancy Rogers gives a farewell toast to a friend

The toast reflects a conversation Nancy had with Gale Welliver Stone during one of their last visits at Gale's home.

Proposal to combine zoning raises questions at forum

Representatives from the consulting firm Clarion Associates hosted a public forum at the Daniel Boone City Building to present the first of a three-part update to the city's zoning and subdivision regulations.

UPDATE: Missouri inmate Michael Worthington executed for killing neighbor

The Missouri Department of Corrections said Michael Worthington was executed by lethal injection at the state prison and was pronounced dead at 12:11 a.m. He is the seventh Missouri inmate executed this year.

Amendment 5 passes: Right to bear arms 'unalienable'

The amendment passed with 61 percent of the statewide vote.

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