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The Cherokee Nation is constructing a new health center in Jay for tribal members.The center will be the third of four health...
Kansas collected about $3.7 million less in taxes than it expected in July, largely because of lower-than-anticipated rev...
If you're looking to score a bargain, stop by the grand opening of the Salvation Army's new locationin Joplin Friday ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's budget director is preparing to outline $50 million in adjustments to keep the curren...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have arrested 30 fugitives or convicted criminals during a four-day sweep in ...
A Barry County man has been sentenced for receiving and distributing child pornography.US Attorney Tammy Dickinson announcedt...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback doesn't plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cut...
A man guilty of killing his girlfriend's 18 month old daughter, a man awaiting trial for murder and a man charged with fi...
Joplin's new Salvation Army thrift store is about to open. Major Douglas Stearnes tells News Talk KZRG when the long-expe...
There's been a settlement in a lawsuit filed against the Carl Junction School District. Mika and Jessica Nugent sued the ...
According to a federal report, the number of US infants born prematurely has dropped over the past few years to 11.4% since 2...
On Saturday (7/11/15), Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill that would've prevented money from the state's A+ Sc...
Crawford County has an unwanted distinction: it's the poorest county in Kansas. That's according to the Census Bureau...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he is vetoing a measure that would block immigrants who are illegally in the U.S. from recei...
Freeman Health System has been designated a level two stroke center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services....
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has set execution dates for three death row inmates who had challenged a drug that wil...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has issued an executive order aimed at protecting clergy, religious leaders and religious group...
The Joplin Humane Society has had several new pets come in over the last week. 58 dogs and cats have come in, many of them lo...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says two death row inmates at the center of the state's legal flap will both be executed Tu...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is offering free meals to low income children at hundreds of locations ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he's considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S...
Crawford County law enforcement is accusing a teacher of child abuse. 37-year-old Lea Ann Franklin of Arma is accused of infl...
Oklahoma is prepared to move forward with three previously scheduled executions and is notifying a state court that execution...
The Salvation Army Midland Division announced a new partnership with the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri Friday by...
For the fifth straight year, the Joplin Outlaws baseball team is helping the Joplin Humane Society. Saturday night (6/27) is ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is criticizing a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding a key portion of the federal health over...
The Center for Reproductive Rights says it's relieved that a judge has blocked a new law banning a common second-trimeste...
The director responsible for managing Missouri's roughly $26 billion budget is retiring this summer.Governor Jay Nixo...
A symbol of southern pride, or one of racism? There's a lot of debate about the Confederate Flag, following a new push to...
With temperatures forecast in the 90s this week and heat indices expected to reach the upper 90s, it's tme to think about...
Senator Roy Blunt was in Joplin Wednesday morning addressing the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce and high school students wit...
If you have questions about signing up for health insurance, Freeman Health System and Access Family Care will have informati...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has released more than $22 million in previously withheld funding for job training, education...
The Jasper County Drug Task Force and Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force are pulling their resources to create one unified dr...
Supporters of medical marijuana in Kansas have joined two Democratic state lawmakers at a Statehouse rally in favor of a bill...
A 45-year-old Kansas man has been charged withmore thana dozen sex crimes against a child. Larry Scott Madden was arrested ea...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed bills raising sales and cigarette taxes to balance the state's next budget.The R...
Kansas legislators have approved increases in sales and cigarette taxes to erase a budget deficit and avert deep spending cut...
Last fall, the City of Pittsburg hired consultants to learn what potential there is to bring name businesses to town. Tuesday...
A Missouri State Representative has a personal reason to renew the effort to make Missouri the last state to adopt a precript...
More people across the country are signing up for Medicaid, the federal government's health insurance for low income peop...
Kansas legislators have drafted a new plan for raising taxes to close a budget shortfall that's similar to one the Senate...
The Kansas secretary of corrections says the state's prison system is at capacity and expected to add about 2,100 more in...
At least 24,200 workers at Kansas state government agencies and state universities have received notices that they'll be ...
Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine of Tulsa is vowing not to vote to re-elect U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, criticizing ...
Saying it would lower wages and subject businesses to civil and criminal liability, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Thursday (6/4...
A woman who was supposed to testify in a domestic assault case didn't. So she's now had an attachment added to her su...
Governor Jay Nixon is proposing that the state provide $20 million in grants next year to colleges that would help more s...
Missouri could carry out executions with firing squads under legislation proposed in the House. Webb City State Representativ...
"Our viewpoint is that you really can't teach people that life is sacred by taking lives."Father J Friedel of S...
Some Kansas GOP state senators say they would consider taking an unpaid break after failing to agree on tax proposals after d...
A state senator who says he was trying to protect law enforcement has instead come under fire from people who think he's ...
Kansas legislators have approved a $131 million budget for the state court system for the fiscal year beginning July 1 to...
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill requiring lobbyists to disclose whether any of their activities are fi...
Three people have been arrested for trying to kidnap a Joplin toddler. Lt. Brian Lewis of the Joplin Police Department tells ...
The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Neosho License Office. In the past ye...
The death of 35-year-old Shannon Fonda has been ruled a suicide. You'll remember the woman's body was found in a burn...
A bill that would put new restrictions on people who get welfare benefits passed its first round in the Missouri Senate. The ...
Oklahoma's attorney general has filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allega...
Oklahoma has spent almost $70 million on a program designed to strengthen marriages and lower the state's divorce rat...
The Oklahoma Senate has approved legislation designed to address Oklahoma's escalating domestic violence issues.The Senat...
Now that the 2015 Missouri Legislative session is over, State Representative Charlie Davis has had a chance to look back on w...
The Kansas Supreme Court has cleared the way for additional gay marriages in the state.The court on Tuesday evening (11/18) l...
Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate have cancelled a debate over raising taxes to close a state budget shor...
The Kansas Department of Corrections met with local local law enforcement officials of southeast Kansas to talk about the cha...
Two people are in custody for trying to rob the Dollar General in Webb City Monday (2/9). Shortly before noon, Police were to...
The second half of the 2014 Missouri legislative session is about to kick off, as lawmakers return to Jefferson City Monday. ...
Governor Mary Fallin is warning Oklahomans to be wary of scams as the new federal online insurance marketplace opens for busi...
Republican leaders in the Oklahoma House and Senate have reached agreement with Governor Mary Fallin on a roughly $7.1 bi...
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says lawmakers may take matters into their own hands in an attempt to defend the state's...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.Sotomayor's br...
This was the last day the Jasper County Commission could adopt a budget for the 2014 fiscal year. They did it this afternoon,...
After Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed two pro-life bills in this year's legislative session, that was overwhelmingly s...
The Missouri Senate has quit early on this final day of its session (Friday 5/15), causing the demise of numerous bills. Sena...
Mercy Joplin broke ground today on a new clinic in the village of Airport Drive. Doctor Sean Smith, the physician president o...
Now that right to work legislation has passed in the Missouri House, will it get through the Senate? Webb City State Represen...
Two southwest Missouri men have been indicted in seperate cases for making child pornography. 30-year-old Michael Shane Tyson...
Neosho is having its fourth annual Pet Fair on Saturday (5/16). Neosho spokesman Wes Franklin tells News Talk KZRG about the ...
She's been a nurse for 50 years and the last 37 years with the Joplin City Health Department. Wilma Massey has received a...
The felony child abuse charges filed against a Jasper County man have been dropped. A judge ruled 26-year-old Chance Slaughte...
A Seneca man is facing domestic assault charges after an incident in Joplin Monday morning (1/19). Joplin Police Captain Bob ...
Some Kansas lawmakers want to keep some money from being transferred away from transportation projects amid the state budget ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a $26 billion operating budget for next fiscal year that had been passed by the Le...
With a blast of cold air coming into the Four States this week, your heater is going to get more use. And that means your ene...
Legislation making Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abo...
Kansas lawmakers are considering increasing the state sales tax as the Legislature gathers proposals to close a looming budge...
45 months is all the time the MissouriHouse and Senateagrees a person should need to get back on their feet and become self-s...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has pardoned nine people convicted of nonviolent crimes.Nixon on Monday (12/29) announced the par...
After the May 2011 tornado, the Salvation Army was among many groups that collected money to help the people of Joplin and Du...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he'll join Florida Governor Rick Scott's lawsuit against the Obama administration ...
Friday the 13th may be considered unlucky for some, but for many animals at the Joplin Humane Society, it's their lucky d...
For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budge...
Governor Mary Fallin is criticizing the federal courts for allowing gay marriage in Oklahoma, saying the decision by the U.S....
Freeman Health System has received a grant of nearly $250,000 to help people understand health insurance requirements und...
A new national report says Oklahoma has the second-highest rate of births among 15- to 19-year-olds in the country.The report...
A Missouri judge is weighing a challenge to Gov. Jay Nixon's order for the state to accept joint tax returns from same-se...
The Joplin City Council got a first look at the budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year Monday night. Finance Director Leslie Ha...
The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that would make Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at...
Several hundred advocates and disabled Kansas residents have rallied at the Statehouse for preserving spending on social serv...
A measure to raise the gas tax to fund transportation in Missouri is moving forward after a narrow vote in the Senate.Senator...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he has concerns about a bill that would triple the amount of time Missouri women must wait f...
In April, Webb City voters narrowly voted down a proposal to build a swimming pool. But support for the idea hasn't dried...
The Missouri Legislature has narrowly failed to pass an agriculture bill in the veto session that wrapped up early this morni...
Kansas officials are blaming changes in federal tax policies for lower-than-expected state revenue collections in April.The D...
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is telling legislators that defending a new anti-abortion law in court could cost the s...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have required a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking aborti...
Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the Legislature don't yet a...
Kansas smokers are upset about plans to sharply increase the cigarette tax to help fill a budget hole. Governor Sam Brownback...
Washburn University and The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla is among a dozen campuses added to the gro...
The Missouri Legislature has passed a $26 billion spending plan for next fiscal year.The budget approved Thursday (3/23) ...
New budget-balancing proposals from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback would require hospitals to pay higher fees and capture savi...
Things are hopping these days at the Joplin Humane Society. Shelter manager Lysa Boston tells News Talk KZRG they've got ...
Spring is often a busy time for humane societies. Lysa Boston, shelter manager at the Joplin Humane Society, tells News Talk ...
Killing the death tax. The US House voted Thursday to repeal the estate tax, also known as the death tax. It's a 40 perce...
Oklahoma has become the first state in the U.S. to allow the use of nitrogen gas in carrying out executions.Governor Mary Fal...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster Kansas' pension system for...
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should resign over problems with the ...
Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri voters should have another chance to vote on gay marriage and that he would vote to allow such u...
Missouri lawmakers have passed a budget that would restore Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago and boost spending on public ed...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill that specifies several dozen items poor families will not be able to buy with...
A former Joplin postal worker is accused of sexual abuse on the job. Jasper County Prosecutor Dean Dankelson tells News Talk ...
A proposal to raise Missouri's fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session d...
Lawmakers have passed legislation that would cut the amount of time Missourians can receive welfare benefits.The House on Thu...
Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage is being challenged by a lawsuit in Kansas City.The lawsuit was filed by at...
The head of a House subcommittee on child abuse says the top issue he wants to deal with in the 2014 session is how the state...
Governor Sam Brownback says his plan to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs in Kansas over the next four years will also c...
The Oklahoma Senate has overwhelmingly approved a $7.1 billion budget bill that funds state government for the fiscal yea...
The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill that would bring the state into a compact with other states hoping ...
A non-profit group in Joplin plans to hold an event to demonstrate hunger in America. Tony Wright with the Economic Security ...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has blocked expenditures for all 47 budget items on which lawmakers overrode his line-item vetoes.Nix...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants to spend an additional $278-million on education the next fiscal year, but he may have ...
The public would get to decide if the Oklahoma Legislature should dedicate every other year exclusively to writing a budget u...
An Oklahoma state representative says he plans to conduct a legislative study on possibly expanding the state's execution...
A Missouri judge has denied a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit over Governor Jay Nixon's directive to allow legal...
In about a year and a half, Joplin will mark the fifth anniversary of the May 2011 tornado. What should happen that day? A vo...
They call it puppy love, and today through Sunday, the Joplin Humane Society wants you tostop byand fall in love at their Swe...
There's going to be a candlelight vigil tonight (1/6) at Joplin's Spiva Park to encourage Missouri lawmakers to expan...
Helping women who have been victims of domestic violence. That's the goal of Thursday night's (4/16)Take Back The Nig...
A Missouri House panel has once again rejected Gov. Jay Nixon's call to expand Medicaid for about 300,000 people.The Hous...
There's a bill in the Missouri Legislature that would require anyone wanting an abortion to wait 72 hours. Missouri law c...
The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution procedure is being sent to the Dallas County Medical Examin...
A judge in a northeast Kansas county has ordered that county to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples following actions...
Missouridrivers could soon see a six cent gastax increase over the next three years. MoDOT says they need the funds since a t...
Attorneys for the state of Oklahoma say the drugs and procedures used to execute a death row inmate in April do not violate t...
A Kansas House committee has drafted a plan for expanding the state's Medicaid program for the poor and disabled in line ...
The Oklahoma State Board of Education is asking the Legislature to approve a $2,500, across-the-board pay raise for Oklah...
A state lawmaker who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature is asking Gov. Mary Fallin to declare a state of catas...
The Missouri Senate has defeated an attempt to expand Medicaid eligibility to several hundred thousand lower-income adults.Th...
The state House has postponed a debate on whether Kansas should join a compact of states seeking to exempt themselves from th...
A Missouri appellate court will hear arguments next week in the case of a woman from Guatemala who says she did not consent t...
Don't override my vetos. That was Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's message to state lawmakers Thursday ahead of next wee...
The Missouri House has passed a $26.6 billion state budget that ties the amount of an increase in funding for public scho...
Joplin Police are investigatingexplicit or inappropriate photos of Joplin High students that are online. Joplin Police releas...
He says it's fiscally irresponsible. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is criticizing an income tax cut plan endorsed by a Sena...
Investigators say Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich had talked for years of taking his own life but left behind no suicide note w...
A federal judge has ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry, but he delayed enforcement of the order until next wee...
People convicted of drug felonies could potentially qualify for food stamps under a bill passed by the Missouri Legislature.D...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's administration has been paying its dues to the National Governors Association with money intend...
Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismemberin...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislat...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is calling on state lawmakers to revamp the state's budgeting process.In her State of the S...
Rising costs for drugs in Missouri's Medicaid program are likely to continue, driven by pricey specialty drugs and the ri...
Last year, Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendmentthat stated a right to farm. Oklahoma voters may get to vote on...
Several Joplin businesses are working in the community today as part of the annual United Way Day of Action. Julie Maus of Em...
A Cherokee County jury today found Timothy Russell Frobish, 24, of Galena, guilty of multiple child sex crimes, Kansas Attorn...
Former Missouri auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson is being remembered at his funeral as a gregarious guy who was passion...
Stray cats have become a problem in Arma. Apparently, someone who lives across from the elementary school has been feeding th...
Governor Jay Nixon is renewing his push to expand Missouri's Medicaid health care program to cover more lower-income adul...
A man and woman from Columbus are in custody for a suspected burglary. Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies were called Fri...
Voters in Jasper County didn't turn out in large numbers Tuesday, but those who did said "no" to a use tax. The...
One person is in custody after a drug bust in Vernon County. Tuesday night (4/7), law enforcement served a search warrant at ...
A Kansas House committee has approved a bill eliminating a projected state budget deficit by relying more on moving money aro...
Oklahoma lawmakers have approved a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering ...
The Missouri Senate committee held a public hearing today to discuss three different tax-cutting bills. Two were proposed by ...
Governor Sam Brownback has signed legislation making Kansas the first state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedu...
The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill eliminating a projected shortfall of more than $330 million in ...
Kansas legislators have approved a stop-gap plan for erasing most of a predicted shortfall in the state's current budget ...
Friday is National HIV Testing Day..and the Community Clinic in Joplin will be offering free HIV/ AIDS tests Friday afternoon...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says the state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 should be the Legislature's to...
Missouri House members have endorsed the first change in Missouri's income tax brackets since the Great Depression.A bill...
A Lawrence County mother has been charged with second-degree murder and domestic abuse for the December death of her 4-year-o...
An Oklahoma lawmaker plans a legislative study to examine the need for a runaway alert system similar to Amber Alerts for abd...
The Republican-led Missouri House has rejected a Democratic attempt to expand the state's Medicaid health care program fo...
Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Sch...
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is accusing Governor Jay Nixon of violating the state constitution by making budget cuts in 201...
Registered Democrats still outnumber Republicans in Oklahoma, but the latest statistics show the GOP continues to close the g...
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt was in Joplin Wednesday as part of a two-day tour around the state talking about improving mental ...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has vetoed two bills and signed more than two dozen others, including one that prohibits the sa...
The Kansas House has narrowly approved a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster the short-term financial health ...
The Kansas Supreme Court has blocked the state's most populous county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, hour...
Friday's (3/27) announcement that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid would notrun for re-election in 2016 was good news fo...
There's been a push to get Missouri to expand Medicaid coverage. Supporters say this will help those who fall through the...
Top Kansas Democratic lawmakers are criticizing Republican Governor Sam Brownback's budget proposals.Senate Minority Lead...
With President Obama set to announce executive action on immigration tonight, Missouri US Senator Roy Blunt spoke on the Sena...
Dozens of Kansans have rallied at the Statehouse in favor of gay rights and to protest legislation that they argued would enc...
In case there was any doubt, several Republican state senators are making it clear that there will be no expansion of Medicai...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says any ``discussion of tax cuts is a nonstarter'' until lawmakers first take steps to curb ...
Expanding Medicaid is something that's been debated in Missouri for years. Thursday night (3/26), there was a town hall m...
Guilty. Thursday afternoon (3/26), a Jasper County jury found Jeffrey Bruner guilty of first degree murder and armed criminal...
Kansas House and Senate budget negotiators have begun working on a spending agreement, casting aside a bleak revenue report t...
The Humane Society of the United States is suing Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt over an investigation into the organi...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has promised to sign legislation to ban a procedure used to terminate hundreds of pregnancies i...
Democrats in the Missouri House are proposing to cut income taxes for lower- to middle-income individuals and raise them for ...
Two men are in custody after Joplin Police found a stolen vehicle Monday night (3/23). Joplin Police Captain Bob Higginbotham...
Hearts and Hammers received a $50,000 grant Tuesday from the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri. The funds are gr...
A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the st...
Now that the Missouri Legislature and the Governor have proposed $2.2-million more for salaries for state child abuse inv...
The "It's On Us" campaign against sexual violence on campus comes to Pittsburg State University Thursday, Oct. ...
Some Joplin residents have told City officials they're not sure how accurate the statistics are on rebuilding from the Ma...
Government red tape is forcing Galena residents to take a survey. The agency in charge of Community Development Block Grants ...
The husband of a woman who was beheaded last year at an Oklahoma food-processing plant has been awarded $100,000 in death...
Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would toughen punishments for hate crimes.Democratic Senator David Haley spoke i...
With sliding oil prices expected to deepen a $300 million hole in next year's budget, Oklahoma lawmakers will have to...
A Missouri bill to link the length of unemployment benefits to the unemployment rate has approval from a House panel. Accordi...
The Kansas House has approved a bill closing most of a projected $344 million shortfall in the state's current budget...
Missouri representatives are closer to limiting the length of jobless benefits to as few as 13 weeks, based on the overall ra...
More of the same. That's how Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler summed up President Obama's State of the Union spe...
The political mentor of Tom Schweich says his death represents a low point of politics, and calls the person behind an ad tha...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor's order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in...
A national group's push to redefine and outlaw a procedure commonly used in second trimester abortions is advancing in Ka...
The man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl is trying to distance himself from handwritt...
A Joplin business has once again reached out to help those in need this Christmas. Con-way Truckload employees just finished ...
Missouri's Republican legislative leaders are hitting back against Democratic Governor Jay Nixon in a battle over state b...
An Oklahoma judge has ruled the state's execution law is unconstitutional because it doesn't allow inmates access to ...
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning about tax and rebate scams as the deadline nears to file personal income ta...
Kansas senators have approved a budget that completes spending for state agencies for 2015, including bonuses for state worke...
A bill has passed the Missouri House for a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would establish a fundamental right for par...
A Democratic lawmaker from suburban St. Louis has been removed from several Missouri House committees after he sided with Rep...
The budget bill that passed Congress includes cuts for military pensions, including those of disabled veterans. Missouri Sena...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is urging lawmakers to sustain his line-item vetoes of $144 million of spending items in the ...
Oklahoma's criminal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Oklahoma State basketball player accused of s...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have limited who may work as a health insurance guide for a new...
Police say they have found child pornography at the southwest Missouri home of a middle-school football coach accused in the ...
A tentative deal has been struck on lingering issues in the Kansas budget, moving legislators closer to concluding the 2014 s...
One of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's vetos that was overriden at this week's veto override session dealt with abortio...
Republican Governor Sam Brownback and his Democratic challenger, Paul Davis, have laid out their positions on education, taxe...
The team from the Missouri State Auditor's office that is looking into the City of Joplin began its work Tuesday. Pam Til...
A federal judge has struck down Oklahoma's gay marriage ban, ruling that it violates the U.S. Constitution.U.S. District ...
Some Washington lawmakers are pushing for a government shutdown over the push to de-fund Obamacare, but several of them from ...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to the state from unaccompanied im...
Legislation aimed at spurring growth in Missouri's dairy industry is heading to the governor's desk.The Senate on Thu...
A federal judge has sided with Oklahoma in its lawsuit challenging some subsidies offered to people buying insurance under th...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says a federal appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage i...
A southeast Kansas women's shelter has received a $190,000 grant from the State of Kansas. Safehouse Crisis Center is...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has created a new government agency to help low-income and minority families. Nixon signed an exe...
A Las Vegas judge gave a lawyer until July 30 to produce proof that former NFL running back Larry Johnson met terms of his se...
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Oklahoma's request to join a challenge to the federal health care law. Oklahoma Attor...
The Archdiocese of St. Louis is criticizing a Catholic-based hospital group with local ties for theirconsideration of extendi...
Suicide claims more lives in Missouri than homicides and DWI accidents combined.The Southeast Missourian reports that data re...
State agencies in Oklahoma are being told to brace for budget cuts after a state board led by Gov. Mary Fallin certified that...
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