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Missouri News

Missouri Medicaid expansion drive makes headway

Healthcare for Missouri officials believe they'll easily gather enough petition signatures to get a Medicaid expansion question on ballots in November.

Missouri News

Homeless count shows hidden population

Agencies that fanned out across rural areas on Jan. 29, tried to count the number of homeless people in each Missouri county.

Parson visits Hannibal
Hannibal News

Parson visits Hannibal

Gov. Mike Parson wants to see Missouri be more welcoming to military veterans and their families by cutting through red tape that can be a barrier for some job seekers.

Crews focus on year's first storm
Weather

Crews focus on year's first storm

Street and highway crews have watched as the first winter storm of 2020 was approaching.

Health

Flu season picks up steam

So far this year the Centers for Disease Control indicates there have been at least 2.6 million flu cases, 23,000 hospitalizations and 1,300 deaths from flu. And flu season is just shifting into high gear.

Business

Report shows NEMO's workforce underemployed, employers having trouble finding qualified applicants

Recent economic development studies in Northeast Missouri show two overarching trends: A large percentage of the workforce is underemployed and many employers have trouble finding applicants with the right skills.

Hannibal Regional unveils new buildings
Quincy News

Hannibal Regional unveils new buildings

Glittering new surgery suites and offices were on display Tuesday afternoon as Hannibal Regional Hospital and Hannibal Regional Medical Group unveiled the newest phase of a $61 million expansion project.