Fiber-Optic Cable Cuts Affect Mediacom Customers In 3 StatesMediacom Communications spokeswoman Phyllis Peters says a mower for a road crew severed a cable Thursday morning near Fitzgerald, Georgia.
Greitens to Focus on Job Growth During State of the StateGreitens after just a week in office took action Monday to cut spending he said was necessary to balance the budget. He announced about $146 million in spending cuts.
Missouri Has Budget Shortfall; Lawmaker Calls for More CutsLegislative work to craft a budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, will be put on hold as Greitens, who hadn't held public office before Monday, drafts his first budget plan.
SIU-Carbondale Reports 7.5 Percent Drop in Fall EnrollmentColwell said the goal for fall 2017 is to stem the drop in enrollment and increase the freshman class by 10 percent.
Man Dies After Attempt of Breaking into His Own HomeFurther details, including the man's identity, were not available.
University Review Panel Continues Despite Budget CutThe next meeting is set for Aug. 24 in Columbia.
Billionaire Activist Gives $1 Million to End St. Louis' Earnings TaxThe tax raises about $189 million annually, or a third of the city's budget.
Rams Make Round Of CutsTeam trims preseason roster ahead of final preseason game. DB E.J. Gaines placed on IR.
Gov. Nixon Vetoes Bill Cutting Welfare BenefitsThe Democratic governor described the bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature as "a misguided measure that punishes poor children" in a "zeal to reduce reliance on government assistance."
Chicago Police: Woman Cut Child's Throat with Power SawA police official confirmed media reports that a 52-year-old relative used a circular saw to cut the baby's throat, apparently because she wouldn't stop crying.
State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.
School Band Saved, But Teachers Cut from Granite CityThe Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.

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