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Missouri has 31st highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Missouri finished 31st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Missouri not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

St. Louis ranks 51st fittest U.S. city, study finds

St. Louis finished 51st on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Missouri ranks 24th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Missouri finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

3 Sears stores to close in Missouri

Transform Holdco LLC will close 26 Sears or Kmart stores nationwide, including three Sears stores in Missouri as the company seeks to return to profitability.

Missouri ranks 30th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Missouri finished in a tie for 30th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Missouri ranks 7th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Missouri finished seventh in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

St. Louis ranks the most dangerous of Missouri cities, study finds

St. Louis was ranked the most dangerous city in Missouri in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Missouri ranks 23rd best for police officers, study finds

Missouri was ranked 23rd in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Clarkson Valley ranks the richest of Missouri towns, study finds

Clarkson Valley was ranked the richest town in Missouri in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Missouri ranks 33rd highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Missouri finished 33rd in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Missouri ranks 10th lowest for state tax collections per capita

Missouri finished 41st in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Fredericktown ranks the poorest of Missouri towns, study finds

Fredericktown was ranked the poorest town in Missouri in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Washington University in St. Louis ranks 12th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Washington University in St. Louis finished 12th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Missouri ranks 47th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Missouri finished in a tie for 47th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Missouri ranks 28th in hospital safety analysis

Missouri finished 28th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

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.

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