State and Regional News

Missouri Job Centers assisting residents with voter registration

Missouri Job Centers are making it easier for Missourians to become registered voters. Any Missouri resident interested in registering to vote can now do so at Job Centers across the state.

Missouri ranks among worst states for new cases of lung cancer, according to new report

The 2022 “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that Missouri ranks 45th in he nation for the rates in new cases of lung cancer. The American Lung Association’s 5th annual report, released today, highlights the toll of lung cancer in Missouri and examines key indicators including new cases, survival, early diagnosis, surgical treatment, lack of treatment and screening rates.

Be extra vigilant when driving in inclement weather, MSHP says

Missouri’s weather forecast indicates snow and snow showers are expected. This will be the first snow of the season and whether it’s a dusting or several inches, it will affect travel. Be sure to increase your following distance as you drive, stopping quickly on wet, snowy, or icy roads can be hazardous or impossible.

Nov. 7-11 is Missouri Winter Weather Preparedness Week

                  Missourians should not be fooled by this week’s daily high temperatures climbing into the 70s; winter, and the snow, sleet and ice that come with it, are right around the corner! That's why the National Weather Service, the State Emergency Management Agency and Missouri's local emergency managers are teaming up to promote Nov. 7 to 11 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Missouri.

Students invited to apply to free WashU Rural Scholars Academy

                  Washington University in St. Louis invites talented high school sophomores from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois to apply to the WashU Rural Scholars Academy, a free summer program that will strengthen academic and leadership skills, demystify the college application process and introduce students to Washington University, a global leader in teaching and research, as well as to the St. Louis region, home to world-class museums, parks and attractions.