The federal grants for school districts in Dunklin, Henry, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright counties will pay for 90 percent of the cost of the safe rooms, which are designed to shelter a total of more than 4,500 students, staff, and area residents during severe storms.
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Local groups across the country, including 13 Missouri organizations, are calling on congressional leadership to act on legislation that would create a federal flood risk disclosure requirement to protect families, renters, and homebuyers.
"With natural disasters occurring more often, Congress needs to take up the issue of disaster mitigation and flood resistance."
Anheuser-Busch is donating millions of ounces of hand sanitizer to polling places as part of its "Brew Democracy" initiative.
Missouri may increase its emphasis on flu shots ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to DHSS Director Dr. Randall Williams.
Here's a look at what the Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group recommended in its report to Gov. Parson.
With the refund, Missouri has now resolved the issue with nearly 4 million purchased masks from three vendors.
Missouri has recalled nearly 50,000 masks given to first responders earlier this month, Director of Public Safety (DPS) Sandy Karsten announced Monday.
A Quality Inn motel in Florissant — just north of the city of St. Louis — was converted into the alternative care facility.
Gov. Mike Parson requested the federal government approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri as the state continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.