Missouri News

Home health care workers want more (AUDIO)

Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:44pm

Missouri’s home healthcare workers want Governor Jay Nixon (D) to get involved in their negotiations for higher salaries. The union for people that perform in-home care services says it has been negotiating with the Quality Home Care Council  since November and has resolved non-economic issues.  But the going is tough as it tries to increase the […]

Dairy industry, rural lawmakers confident of veto overturns on ag, captive deer bills

Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:17pm

State lawmakers that backed two big agriculture bills in the regular session believe they will have enough votes to override Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) vetoes of those bills. Nixon vetoed the legislation because it would remove control of captive deer in private hunting operations from the Department of Conservation and put it under the control […]

Man charged in shooting death of central Missouri boy, 6

Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:50pm

A former Columbia man has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the death of a six-year-old Fulton boy. 27-year-old Scottie Willet is being held on $1 million bond in Callaway County. Police say he admitted to shooting the six-year-old boy with a handgun. In a separate filing Willet is […]

South Dakota State “Not going to collect a check.  They’re not going to just play a game…they’re going to try to win” (Google Hangout)

Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:25am

Tyler Merriam, the voice of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, said this preseason top 10 FCS football team is coming to Columbia on Saturday with the goal of trying to win a football game.  For head coach John Stiegelemeier, it’s not just a game to collect a payout from and move on. South Dakota State is […]

Lead grows in the AL Central as Royals blow past the Twins late with six runs in the 8th

Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00am

The Royals held in check again until the late innings, blew the game wide open with six runs in the eighth for a 6-1 win over the Twins.  Combined with the Yankees knocking out David Price with an 8-4 win over the Tigers, the Royals have a 2.5 game cushion in the Central Division. Raul […]