State and Regional News

WGU Missouri will award scholarships for first responders

    In celebration of National First Responders Day, online, nonprofit university WGU Missouri has announced it will award up to $50,000 in scholarships to EMTs, police officers, firefighters, corrections officers – and their spouses – who are interested in furthering their education.

Governor announces weight allowance for heavier than normal loads of heating fuel

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced an allowance for heavier-than-normal truckloads of heating fuel such as propane, natural gas, and heating oil to travel on Missouri highways in relief of current supply issues in the central United States.

Governor announces launch of Youth Vaping Awareness Campaign 

In a press conference today, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of the state’s Clear the Air youth vaping awareness campaign to bring attention to the risks of using electronic cigarettes and vaping products.