Students choosing to not to take standardized tests — many of which are mandatory — make up a small part of a growing nationwide "opt-out" movement.
A town hall meeting is planned for next month to discuss the possibility of up to 5,400 personnel cuts at Fort Leonard Wood.
Even with more people insured, up to 250,000 more would be eligible for expanded Medicaid coverage.
Another top official within the University of Missouri-Kansas City administration resigns as the school continues to deal with the fall out from falsified reports to Princeton Review.
A funeral home in Overland seeks to overcome the division between white and black communities and "to unite people through death."
Ferguson City Attorney Stephanie Karr and Mayor James Knowles III said they have not been contacted by the Department of Justice about any findings, nor given a timeline for completion of the investigations.
The bill filed Tuesday by Rep. Diane Franklin of Camdenton would require public and private day cares, nursery schools and preschools to inform parents when they enroll their children that they can request information about immunization exemptions of other children enrolled.
The bill would allow livestock transporters to carry the same weight of milk transporters and also raise the maximum weight limitations for grain carriers up to 88,000 pounds during times of harvest.
The country's biggest private employer is hoping the investment in employees will result in better customer service, and, eventually, better revenues.
The Missouri Senate has approved legislation that would prevent changes to ballot measures within eight weeks of an election.
The son of former Attorney General John Ashcroft lost a state Senate race in November.
Kander is the first Democrat to launch a challenge to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt.
Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder said he's experienced "gradual impoverishment" since taking office because he uses personal funds to pay for housing and meals in Jefferson City.
Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey says he still will allow the right-to-work bill to come to a vote in the Senate after the measure passed the House last week.
A year-round emergency overnight shelter is part of the proposal.
The partnership includes financial aid for students in five St. Louis County school districts in the Ferguson area and scholarships for adults to study entrepreneurship.
The Dutch nonprofit Mars One is seeking 24 people to live and start a human colony on the Red Planet.
The bill would add sexual orientation and gender to the Missouri Human Rights Statutes, which prohibit discrimination against race, sex, religion and national origin in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Broader use of police cameras could reduce disputes over what happened between an officer and the public during arrests or other interactions, supporters say. But representatives of law enforcement groups said that restrictions are needed on public access to the videos because of privacy and cost concerns.
Police departments across the country have started using a de-escalation approach in an attempt to distance themselves from the militarized policing seen in places such as Ferguson, Missouri, after the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown.