Nearly a third of Missourians - or about 1.8 million people - lack access to high-speed internet, according to a report last month from the Federal Communications Commission. That means Missouri ranks 15th among all states for the highest percentage of residents not served by fiber networks that can deliver such high speeds.
St. Louis on the Air
Throughout his tenure as chief executive, Gov. Jay Nixon has filled lots and lots of vacancies – everything from an opening for Warren County coroner to slots on the Missouri Supreme Court. But filling Tom Schweich’s void in the state auditor’s office may be one of the most important decisions of Nixon’s governorship.
Almost 100 people gathered outside the headquarters of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Saturday for a rally in support of law enforcement. Those in attendance said police officers had been “handcuffed” from doing their job in recent months and are required to give Ferguson-related protesters too much leeway.