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Gov. Jay Nixon visited Windsor High School on Tuesday to recognize the Henry County R-I School District for its academic excellence and announce progress toward his goal of giving every student in Missouri the opportunity to earn an A+ Scholarship.
Nathan Koester and Jason Younger, both of Sedalia, were invited to meet Gov. Jay Nixon at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Feb. 23.
In state capitols around the country, political leaders are praising the work of community colleges. There is widespread recognition that community colleges are more than a great place to start working toward a degree — they are a lifeline for people who have lost their jobs and are in need of retraining, and an essential economic development tool for bringing new jobs into states. As important as that recognition is, though, it often amounts to little more than talk. Lip service is fine, but financial support is what community colleges really need.
Missouri hopes to freeze tuition rates at four-year public colleges and universities for the second year in a row.
The Tour of Missouri has been spared.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon hailed the efforts of guard, reserve and regular military forces engaged in combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan during a conference call with reporters on Friday.
"Hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation are important Missouri traditions, and vital parts of our cherished way of life. Share the Harvest is a wonderful way for Missourians to continue that tradition, by providing fresh, nutritious meat for their neighbors in need. I thank all the hunters across Missouri who also contributed their
Gov.-elect Jay Nixon is searching for ways to cut state spending through two initiatives, as projections show he faces a difficult budget situation when he takes office.
With less than two months until election day, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Nixon made a stop here Saturday to tout his plans for health care and education.
Democrat Attorney General Jay Nixon will bring his campaign for governor to Warsaw and Sedalia for grassroots rallies and fundraisers Saturday.
Georganne Nixon, left, introduces her husband, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and state attorney general, Jay Nixon, at a campaign stop at Patricia’s Restaurant in Sedalia on Saturday.
Restoring health care services to uninsured Missourians would be the first priority if voters send Democrat Jay Nixon to the governor’s mansion next year.
Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings in all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis be flown at half-staff on Saturday to honor the bravery and sacrifice of Sergeant First Class Trenton L. Rhea. Sergeant First Class Rhea, 33, of Kansas City, was a soldier in the United States Army serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
In the prophet Ezekiel’s day, the poor and needy of Jerusalem faced oppression and extortion. Ezekiel says God “looked for someone who would stand in the gap ... and found no one.” Because good people did not stand up for a more righteous Jerusalem, suffering in Jerusalem continued.
Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Thursday in response to the severe winter weather that brought nearly a foot of snow to the Sedalia area.
A Sedalia resident will have the honor of being the grand marshal during Gov. Jay Nixon’s inauguration parade Monday.
Despite cooler temperatures, the heat and drought weren’t too far from Gov. Jay Nixon’s mind as he spoke during the Missouri State Fair’s opening ceremonies Thursday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon celebrated a largely bipartisan spirit in Jefferson City and the resilience of the state’s residents during an interview with the Democrat this week.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, right, talks with Erica McCabe Geotz, while he toured the tornado-damaged Brentwood subdivision Friday afternoon. McCabe Goetz, of Topeka, Kan., was in town with other family members to help her mom, Priscilla McCabe, salvage what's left of the home, background.
Nick Peeples, with Bernard Building Company, of Sweet Springs, takes a break Friday from cutting trees and removing debris in the Brentwood subdivision. Jared Bernard, the company's owner, said he and Peeples had a couple of free days and came down Thursd
Becky Stetzenbach, left, helps her sister, Ellen Cross, remove fencing from the backyard. All the trees in Cross' yard were toppled, but the trees fell to the south, whereas the trees on the south end of the neighborhood fell to the north.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon pledged state support for recovery efforts in Sedalia on Friday during a late afternoon tour of damaged and destroyed homes in the Brentwood subdivision.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talked taxes, storm response and the state’s economy during remarks Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion to members of the press.
Gov. Jay Nixon