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University of Missouri ranks 36th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Missouri finished in a tie for 36th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Shannon County ranks the poorest of Missouri counties, study finds

Shannon County was ranked the poorest county in Missouri in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: St. Charles County has fastest growing local economy in Missouri

St. Charles County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Missouri in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Washington University in St. Louis ranks 18th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

Washington University in St. Louis finished in a tie for 18th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Missouri, study finds

Walmart employs 41,399 workers in Missouri, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Missouri ranks 22nd best for library studies, study finds

University of Missouri finished in a tie for 22nd in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Missouri ranks 19th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Missouri finished 19th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Missouri finishes 28th on best state ranking

Missouri was ranked the 28th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Missouri rank 8th lowest in nation

The average Missouri teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $50,064, the 44th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Caddo County posts 103rd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 511 properties in Caddo County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 103rd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Washington University in St. Louis engineering program ranks 52nd best in the nation, study finds

Washington University in St. Louis finished in a tie for 52nd in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Fred’s store to close in Missouri

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including a store in Missouri, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

Analysis: St. Louis area posts 51st highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 640 properties in the St. Louis area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 51st highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

OfficeMax store to close in Missouri

Thirty-six stores owned by Office Depot Inc., including a store in Missouri, are holding liquidation sales as they prepare to close their doors, according to a report in Business Insider.

Analysis: Missouri posts 28th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,199 properties in Missouri started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 28th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Pemiscot County residents is highest in Missouri

Pemiscot County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Missouri, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Washington University in St. Louis ranks 8th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

Washington University in St. Louis finished eighth in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Missouri is 31st lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Missouri ranks 31st in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Missouri ranks the lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Missouri ranked 50th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

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