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Stories with person: Ron Richard
  • Black students seek swifter race reforms at Missouri 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 5:09 pm

    COLUMBIA, Missouri - University of Missouri students pointedly pressed the system's governing board Friday for faster diversity reforms at the Columbia campus, which is still grappling with racial unrest three months since protests led to departures of two top administrators.

  • Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination ban 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 8:14 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, with some companies during a Wednesday hearing backing the measure as needed to recruit top candidates and some powerful business groups countering it could lead to more lawsuits.

  • The Latest: Republicans say spending plan unrealistic 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 10:04 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The latest on developments Wednesday during Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address (all times local):