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Senate Advances $22.6 Billion State Operating Budget

Approving funding to run critical functions of state government with an emphasis on improving education, the Missouri Senate yesterday (4/17) advanced thirteen budget bills totaling $22.6 billion for the fiscal…

MU Announces Full-ride Scholarship Plan for Every County in Missouri

University of Missouri Flagship Scholars program called “transformational”

MU Researchers Reveal Communication Tactics Used by Sexual Predators to Entrap Children

 COLUMBIA, Mo. – A child’s innocence and vulnerability presents a target for a sexual predator’s abusive behavior. University of Missouri researchers are beginning to understand the communication process by which…

Medicaid Grants to Help Improve Access To Primary Care and Avoid Unnecessary ER Visits

 CMS today announced grants of $50 million to 20 states to help improve access to primary medical care so that Medicaid beneficiaries could avoid improper use of costly hospital emergency…

Spring Rain Continues To Wash Out Contests

 By David Sharp Northeast Missouri teams saw more sporting events called off due to inclement weather. Brashear defeated Green City 19-2 during Monday, April 7 baseball action. Monday was about…

Lewis Co. REC 2008 Youth Tour & CYCLE Winners Announced

Travis Mathes, Manager of Government Relations at Lewis County REC, has announced that Elsa Scott, Clark County R-1, Jenna McDaniel, Canton R-5, and Sarah Stokes, Knox County R-1 have been…

KICK-FM Radio to host 27th Annual Colgate Country Showdown

 The “Colgate Country Showdown” is returning to Quincy and 97.9 KICK-FM Radio has been selected again to host the 27th annual edition of America’s Largest Country Music Talent Search and…

Culver-Stockton College takes Art Trip to Chicago

Culver-Stockton College takes Art Trip to ChicagoCANTON, Mo. – Nine Culver-Stockton College students and twofaculty members went on an art trip to Chicago recently. The groupexplored the vast art collection…

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

 Gov. Blunt, Health Department Promote Statewide Effort to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect

“Canton in Bloom” Promises Activities for All on Saturday, April 26

 “Canton in Bloom” Promises Activities for All on Saturday, April 26 CANTON, Mo – A committee of local volunteers has developed a schedulefor “Canton in Bloom” — a citywide celebration…

Rail Safety Is The Emphasis Of Cooperative Efforts

 Motorists may find themselves stopped at highway-rail crossings throughout the spring and summer, but not necessarily because of a passing train.