Tuition Hikes Proposed for University of Missouri System

COLUMBIA, MO (AP) The four-campus University of Missouri system is proposing raising tuition and required fees of in-state undergraduates by 2.1 percent for the fiscal year that begins in July. System officials consider the increases “modest” and say they’d generate $14.4 million in revenues. The administrators cite “significant financial and budgetary pressures” on the campuses in…

NLEC Seeks Help From Governor

The fight continues after the closure of the New Life Evangelistic Center. Reverend Larry Rice and more than 100 homeless people gathered in downtown St. Louis outside of city hall on Thursday morning to sign a petition, which calls on Governor Eric Greitens to provide a state building for an emergency shelter. After years of…