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Updated Jul 23, 2016 at 12:30 AM

JEFFERSON CITY – A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance.

Updated Jul 23, 2016 at 12:29 AM

Just two Republicans have served as Missouri's secretary of state since World War II, and both had the last name of Blunt.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 12:16 AM

JEFFERSON CITY – Gary Wiegert was listening with anticipation as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz implored delegates at the Republican National Convention to vote in the November presidential election.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 12:15 AM

A former state lawmaker and onetime U.S. diplomat are vying for the Democratic bid to become Missouri's next treasurer, a powerful check-writing position that serves as the custodian for state funds and is responsible for holding...

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:51 PM

Two Republicans vying to become their party's nominee for Missouri attorney general are waging one of the state's most hotly-contested primary campaigns, slamming each other with attack ads in a race that also includes lawsuits and...

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 12:29 AM

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander said Monday that a court-ordered change to the ballot summary of a proposed cigarette tax increase is not enough to disqualify it from going before voters if it has sufficient...

Posted Jul 9, 2016 at 5:13 AM

Some residents are snapping photos to capture Eastern Jackson County’s rich history and tossing them into a nationwide, social-media scrapbook. Cindy Miller of Blue Springs heard about #ThisPlaceMatters and figured it sounded like a...

Updated Jun 28, 2016 at 12:01 AM

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a gun measure Monday that would allow the concealed carry of firearms without a permit and expand residents' rights to stand and fight against perceived threats — a move that could set...

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 12:03 AM

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Transportation is set to test the feasibility of sidewalks and roadways embedded with solar panels. The Jefferson City News-Tribune that department officials hope the specially designed...

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 12:02 AM

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Democratic challenger Jason Kander sided Thursday with Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt by declaring his support for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Kander said a balanced budget amendment would...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 12:16 AM

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Jay Nixon is considering whether to sign a bill that would let those convicted of certain crimes in Missouri to have their records sealed if they aren't convicted of breaking the law again for several years after...

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