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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Anti-Bullying Bill Passes Unanimously in Mo. Senate

A bill that would tighten anti-bullying policies in Missouri schools requires the policy to be printed in each school’s respective student handbook.

04/28/2015

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11 Webster Groves Teachers Laid Off

Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.

04/28/2015

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Mehlville District Votes ‘Yes’ to Budget Cuts

The Mehlville School District voted Thursday night unanimously 6-0 to make budget cuts.

04/23/2015

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Obamacare Causing Parkway Schools to Outsource for Subs

Nancy Buchannan, a substitute teacher in the district, says she doesn’t need insurance, and says subs already feel unappreciated by the district.

04/23/2015

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Student Arrested in Connection to Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A University of Missouri freshman has been arrested for his suspected involvement with anti-Semitic graffiti discovered inside a dormitory’s stairwell.

04/22/2015

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Evacuations at Mizzou After Reports of Bomb Threat

The University of Missouri has issued an all clear after an earlier reported bomb threat prompted the evacuation of two buildings.

04/21/2015

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St. Louis Lands $1 Million Grant for YouthBuild Jobs Program

75 participants ages 16-24 will help build homes in north St. Louis’ 5th Ward.

04/20/2015

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Group Trying to Save Former Suburban St. Louis Convent

A group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.

04/20/2015

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SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition Increase

Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

04/17/2015