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Newspaper Story - While Missouri's public universities are freezing tuition, that's not the case in several other states.
Radio Story - Nixon once again caps tuition.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon proposed a tuition freeze that would accompany higher education funding cuts
Radio Story - The Governor announced his plans to continue a tuition freeze in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Missouri will be getting a new commissioner for higher education
Radio Story - Former superintendents around Missouri and a mother spoke both against and for open enrollment.
Newspaper Story - Student loan interest rates have decreased and are still available
Newspaper Story - Figures provided by Missouri's higher education department show a rise in student loan default rates
Radio Story - Deadbeat college graduates cause the student loan default rate to go up in Missouri according to the state's Department of Higher Education.
Radio Story - The number of deadbeat students in Missouri has risen.
Radio Story - Swine flu in residence halls
Newspaper Story - State officials responded to President Obama's speech to students Tuesday.
Radio Story - State Supreme Court finds the way the state legislature funds school districts is constitutional
Radio Story - The University of Missouri is now seeing cases of H1N1 virus
Newspaper Story - Disagreement over caps on tax credit programs delays passage of economic development bill and prevents health care legislation.
Newspaper Story - Columbia legislators say bipartisan cooperation led to financial gain for the city
Newspaper Story - Wrap up of Tuesday of legislative session
Radio Story - Conservative Senate Republicans argued to not adopt stabilization funds for higher education, but a majority vote in the Senate overruled their pleas.
Newspaper Story - MoHELA projects to be funded with federal budget stabilization money.
Newspaper Story - A $700M school building construction bill is 'in trouble' after Senate filibuster
Radio Story - A bill to give 800 million to Missouri's universities came under filibuster from an amendment making the bill more expensive.
Radio Story - The Missouri House rejected a proposal appropriating $336 million for capital improvements.
Newspaper Story - Senate committee approves college bonding bill, adds extra $100 million
Newspaper Story - Virginia Tech survivor joins anti-gun group at Capitol to stop conceal-and-carry campus legislation
Newspaper Story - Without debate, Missouri's House restores $31 million for Columbia's Ellis Fischel Cancer Center
Newspaper Story - Columbia projects one step closer to millions in funding
Radio Story - A four bullet survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting spoke out against handguns on college campuses in the state Capitol Wednesday
Radio Story - The Missouri House perfected a bill that restores funding for Columbia's Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
Newspaper Story - The conceal and carry provision that would allow guns on Missouri campuses is unlikely to get passed, some senators say.
Radio Story - One Missouri Senator says he doesn't think concealed guns will be allowed on college campuses.
Newspaper Story - Senate committee hears Rep. Chris Kelly's resolution, which would bring in money to fund higher education building projects
Newspaper Story - Federal funding for Ellis Fischel at stake after House dispute
Radio Story - Although no opposition testified against the bill, a few Senators voiced concern over a proposed constitutional amendment.
Newspaper Story - The House passed a bill today with an attached amendment allowing concealed carry of handguns on college campuses on the anniversary of the Va. Tech massacre
Newspaper Story - A resolution funding $700 in public university capital improvements won House approval Thursday
Radio Story - The Missouri House votes to pass a $700 million bond amendment.
Newspaper Story - Resolution appropriating $700 million for higher education construction projects received no inquiry or opposition.
Radio Story - The Mizzou basketball team made a surprising visit to Missouri's Senators in the chamber this week.
Radio Story - Missouri House votes to put a cap on salaries with tips
Newspaper Story - House adopts amendment that allows guns in college classrooms
Radio Story - The Missouri House adopts an amendment to allow guns on campuses
Radio Story - Missouri funds college for combat veterans, but here's the catch -- you have to be a Missouri resident prior to enlisting.
Radio Story - A senate bill moving through committee would give more financial aid to students attending public universities, but at the expense to those attending private universities.
Newspaper Story - A bill passed by House Infrastructure Committee would fund MU construction projects left behind by the Lewis and Clark Discovery Initiative
Radio Story - A 700 million dollar higher education bonding bill clears the House Infrastructures Committee.
Newspaper Story - House committee passes fiscal year 2010 budget bills
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon makes his pick for one of three vacant UM System Board of Curators' seats
Newspaper Story - Missouri's House Budget chair proposes cutting the governor's proposed budget increase for the University of Missouri
Newspaper Story - A resolution is introduced that would allow the issuance of bonds to pay for higher education building projects, if an amendment to the Missouri constitution is passed.
Radio Story - Hundreds of millions of dollars for higher education building projects would be funded through tax bonds under a House proposal introduced today.
Newspaper Story - UM System president says approach to stimulus money should be aggressive, flexible
Newspaper Story - Nixon promises aggressive use of federal stimulus money
Newspaper Story - State senators question federal stimulus stipulations over health care, education
Newspaper Story - Senator's bill would complete capital improvement projects and reduce tuition
Newspaper Story - Funds for higher education capital improvement projects under review by Office of Administration
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon sent letters to universities across the state Wednesday terminating a three-hundred million dollar program initiated by the former governor.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Select Committee met Wednesday to discuss how a proposed federal stimulus package could best be utilized
Newspaper Story - The Missouri governor's State of the State address pointed to a Missourian who went to Kansas because of lower tuition.
Newspaper Story - State legislative leaders await balanced budget, bipartisanship cooperation in Nixon's State of the State address
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon makes a major higher education funding announcement less than a week his first state of the state address.
Newspaper Story - Nixon vows against 2010 higher education budget cuts
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kit Bond will not seek reelection, says 40 years in politics is enough
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