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Governor Nixon asks for educators' support in bill veto

Governor Jay Nixon addressed hundreds of educators Tuesday at a conference about strengthening education in Missouri.

6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Lab results have confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative.

More JC students qualify for free or reduced lunch

ABC 17 News has learned more children in Mid-Missouri are getting help so they can pay for their lunch.

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Mailman's plea for books gets worldwide response

A postal carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy, Utah boy, collecting shelves full of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world.

Missouri bills on financial aid for some immigrants disputed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The status of legislation to block scholarships and financial aid for Missouri students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. is being disputed.

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Spelman ends Cosby professorship

Spelman College, a historically black women's school in Atlanta, has officially terminated a professorship endowed by actor Bill Cosby and his wife Camille.

This Week: 25th Anniversary of ADA

President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law 25 years ago this Sunday. A ceremony in Columbia will commemorate the historic law. Our guest for "This Week is Amber Cheek, the disability inclusion and ADA compliance manager at the University of Missouri. I started our conversation by asking her about the importance of the ADA.

Health department confirms five University of Missouri students have mumps

The Columbia/Boone County Health Department says five suspected cases of mumps are now confirmed.

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