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Common Core Test Results Are In

Missouri students appear to be doing better in several subjects, according to newly released annual MAP test scores. The national Common Core guidelines were fully implemented for the first time last school year.


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Mixed Results in Missouri Test Scores

The percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced in math declined in 2013, but remained steady in communication arts and improved in science.


Ed Weilbacher, special projects coordinator for Heartlands Conservancy, takes off his shoes before walking onto the giant map they've produced to pinpoint hundreds of ancient archaeological sites throughout the St. Louis region that are related to the civilization that produced the Cahokia Mounds. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Work For New Miss. River Bridge Unearths Previously Unknown Ancient Site

Newly-produced map shows all 500-plus sites dotted around the Bi-State region.



A-Z Downloadable Map

Want to know where you can find KMOX throughout the month of August? We have it all laid out for you in a downloadable map.


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Report: Drought Intensifies in Kansas, Nebraska, but Improves Slightly in Illinois

Rains eased drought conditions slightly in Illinois and some other key U.S. farming states but didn’t help growers and ranchers in Kansas or Nebraska.


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Gov. Quinn Signs New Congressional Map

Republicans not happy with new map.


FEMA Flood insurance fight headed to federal court

  EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) __ The case of three Metro East counties suing to block the U.S. government from declaring the region’s levees functionally useless could be headed for trial in a federal court this […]


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