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Gov. Nixon announces he will veto a Republican income tax cut bill. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Nixon Says He Will Veto Income Tax

The Democratic governor is vetoing the Republican plan to cut taxes by $620 million annually.

05/01/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) (L) and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) hold a briefing with reporters at the U.S. Capitol February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Both former prosecutors, the senators talked to reporters ahead of a potential renewed Senate floor debate over additional measures to curb rapes and sexual assaults in the military. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

55 Schools Face US Federal Sex Assault Probe

Sen. Claire McCaskill conducted a nationwide survey in which she asked colleges and universities to answer an 18 pages of questions on how they handle campus rape.

05/01/2014

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Missouri House Endorses Student Transfer Bill

A proposal to overhaul a Missouri school transfer law won state House approval Wednesday after lawmakers pared back provisions that could allow some students to attend a private school at local taxpayers’ expense.

05/01/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Senate Passes Preschool Rating Bill

The measure that could pave the way for private, nonprofit groups to develop a preschool rating system.

04/25/2014

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Mehlville Board of Education to Discuss District Improvements

The second part of the multi-million dollar improvement plan for the district will be announced tonight at the Board of Education meeting.

04/24/2014

A stock photo of Harris-Stowe State College, now Harris-Stowe State University.

Dr. Dwaun Warmack Named New Harris Stowe President

Warmack comes to Harris Stowe from Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, where he is Vice President of Student Affairs.

04/23/2014

Photo: Getty/Taylor Hill

Nixon: Republican Tax Cut Would Hurt Schools

Gov. Jay Nixon visited Rockwood Summit High School to tout why he’s against the big Republican tax cut.

04/22/2014

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Mehlville School Board to Discuss Performance Pay

A Mehlville school board committee will hold a closed-door meeting tonight, and performance pay is expected to again be discussed.

04/16/2014

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Several St. Louis High Schools Ranked Nation’s Most Challenging

The list includes Parkway West, Lindbergh, Kirkwood, Marquette, Lafayette, Rockwood Summit, Metro Classical, John Burroughs, and Ladue.

04/14/2014

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Belleville East Offering Cash to Summer School Students

St. Clair R-13 School District offers voluntary summer school, but they also offer it with a bit of a financial twist.

04/11/2014

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