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4/3/2018

Low salaries, waning interest drives teachers away from rural school districts

Low salaries, waning interest drives teachers away from rural school districts

Posted 7:59 AM 4/10/2018 by Elliot Bauman, Mackenzie Elliott, YanqiXu and Maura Healy, KOMU 8 Reporters

SHELBINA - Ryan Keller was looking for a place to start his teaching career. He received offers from school districts in Columbia and Kansas City, but did not even apply to rural districts across the state.

“I am not a small town guy. I am a city person, and I wanted more money and (More)

4/4/2018

Missouri House advances tax plan

Missouri House advances tax plan

Posted 7:22 PM 4/4/2018 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A proposal to cut the income tax rate for businesses and most Missourians to 5 percent is advancing in the Missouri House.

House lawmakers gave the bill initial approval in a voice vote Wednesday. It needs another vote to move to the (More)

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