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1 hr ago | KMIZ

Residential care center fined $135,000

A suburban St. Louis residential care facility has been fined $135,000 for failing to have running water for three days in 2010.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

'King Rex' Sinquefield wakes up Missouri politics

A new piece in Politico Magazine puts the spotlight on St. Louis retired financier Rex Sinquefield, claiming that he has "fundamentally transformed the state's sleepy politics in less than a decade."

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9 hrs ago | KMIZ

Cape Girardeau police test body-worn cameras

The Southeast Missourian reports that for the next four to six weeks, Cape Girardeau police officers will be testing body-worn cameras.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KMBC-TV

Missouri voters will decide on gun rights amendment

AS SOME WANT TO ADD A DESCRIPTION TO THE CONSTITUTION. AMENDMENT 5 WOULD DECLARE THAT THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS IS AN INALIENABLE RIGHT.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city's sleazy past.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat

Belleville News Democrat

Missouri shares road priorities if Amendment 7 passes

Missouri residents will decide not only their own transportation fates on Aug. 5, but the future for Illinois commuters as well.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Exclusive: Missouri education leader lays it alla

Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro lays it all out on the table in an exclusive sit-down interview obtained by NewsChannel 5. Nicastro opened up to discuss any and every Exclusive: Missouri education leader lays it all out ST.

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Business Journal

St. Louis VA among those facing federal investigation of whistleblower complaints

A federal investigative agency is pursuing complaints from employees at 45 VA health facilities in 28 states, including Missouri.

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KRMS-AM Osage Beach

MODOT Projects Revised For August Election

Upcoming projects for Missouri roadways have been added to the recent project list.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

The Maneater

State NAACP chapter pushes to abolish death penalty in Missouri

National attention has been drawn to the constitutionality of the death penalty due to the botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett that took place in April.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Missouri Government, Prison

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NBC Action News

Group pushes for cannabis farming in Missouri

Flood Warning issued July 8 at 2:31PM CDT expiring July 10 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Chariton, Howard, Saline Flood Warning issued July 8 at 2:31PM CDT expiring July 9 at 7:45PM CDT in effect for: Ray Flood Warning issued July 8 at 2:31PM CDT expiring July 10 at 12:00AM CDT in effect for: Johnson, Pettis Flood Warning issued July 8 at 2:31PM CDT ... (more)

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KFVS12

Missouri offers overseas voting portal

Missourians serving in the military who are stationed outside of the state will now be able to vote using a new online platform.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, US National Guard, US Military

Boston Herald

Mississippi River's rise continues; rainfall lower

The Mississippi River continued its slow rise Tuesday at several Missouri and Illinois towns, but there was reason for optimism after overnight rainfall wasn't as bad as predicted.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Clarksville, MO, Opinion

WTEN-TV Albany

2 dead in medical complex shooting

A major hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law more often aimed at accused... A major hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Washington, Washington Government

NewsOK.com

Hearing schedule changed for Missouri power line

Missouri utility regulators have changed the schedule of public hearings for a proposed high-voltage power line across northern Missouri.

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Light Reading

Missouri's Bluebird Flies With ADVA 100G

ADVA Optical Networking announced today that Bluebird Network has deployed the ADVA 100G Core to connect major urban areas within Missouri.

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News Tribune

Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for many

A long line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Mid-Missouri overnight, prompting thunderstorm warnings to be issued around midnight in multiple counties stretching from the Lake of the Ozarks into central and northeast Missouri to Quincy, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Weather, Cole County, MO, Fulton, MO, Boone County, MO, Columbia, MO

Science Daily

Non-diet approach to weight management more effective in worksite wellness programs

Researchers have found that 'Eat for Life,' a new wellness approach that focuses on mindfulness and intuitive eating as a lifestyle, is more effective than traditional weight-loss programs in improving individuals' views of their bodies and decreasing problematic eating behaviors.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Fasting

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Missourian

Former AFL-CIO leader joins Missouri labor agency

A department spokesman says Hugh McVey has been hired as a liaison and coordinator for the Division of Employment Security.

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Sunherald.com

Missouri governor vetoes health navigator limits

The vetoed bill would have required criminal background checks for people applying for state licenses as enrollment aides for a federally run health insurance website.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

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