A bill to change how Missouri colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual assault and harassment hit a roadblock in the state Senate Wednesday, raising questions about its chances of passing this year.
Authorities are investigating after fire badly damaged the police station, city hall and the former mayor’s house in the small southeast Missouri town of Parma, soon after the new mayor and a council member were sworn into office.
In all, 46 people — ages 19 to 52 — started the four-week boot camp on March 4, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Their backgrounds were diverse, but the reasons why they wanted to be on the front lines of the Missouri Department of Corrections were not.
The Missouri House has passed legislation that could block the developers of one of the nation’s largest wind energy projects from using eminent domain to string a high-voltage power line across the Midwest.