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59 min ago | Trenton Republican-Times

THS/TMS Softball Camp

Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School softball coaching staffs will be holding a softball clinic for all girls entering grades 7-12 this fall on July 22-24.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Missourian

Meningitis vaccine to be required at Missouri's public colleges

Beginning next summer, students living on all Missouri public university and college campuses will be legally required to be immunized against meningitis - a requirement already in place for the the University of Missouri System.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, University of Missouri, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Princeton University, Drexel University

Sedalia Democrat

Proud to be a Missourian

When I was growing up, we were never allowed to play with fireworks. When I was a little girl, a group of grown boys in Kansas City threw a handful of flaming firecrackers on me and I suffered some painful burns on my legs.

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Related Topix: Opinion

KMIZ

New Route B bridge will be the first of its kind in Missouri

While you might have the "detour blues" after the latest construction on the Route B bridge over Business Loop 70, the Missouri Department of Transportation told ABC 17 there's good news.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Alternative

Stars and Stripes

Lottery ticket pitched as solution to Missouri's veterans home funding woes

Loyd Seabaugh drove his tank through the surf and onto the sandy beach in Normandy, France, trying in vain to dodge the bodies of soldiers littering his path.

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Related Topix: 9, Life, Veteran Affairs, Lottery

KMIZ

Missouri sheriff facing criminal charges

The sheriff of a rural northeast Missouri county is jailed on charges that he illegally took inmates to bars and had them do work at his home.

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ABC 33/40

Jumping jack to become official Missouri exercise

A Boulder County clerk who has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in defiance of Colorado's gay-marriage ban can continue, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Daily Kos

Missouri man in 21st year of 'life without parole' sentence for marijuana. He needs our help.

The Riverfront Times in St. Louis, Missouri, has done a fantastic job of bringing the case of Jeff Mizanskey to national attention, but this story needs to go wider.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Scanews.com

Missourians Living Overseas, Or In The Miltary, Can Now Register and Vote Online

Missourians living overseas - including those in the military - can now register to vote and get their absentee ballots online through a new secure website set up by the secretary of state's office.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Missouri to weigh 'right to farm' proposition

In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Lee's Summit Tribune

Will Kraus Announces Campaign for Missouri Secretary of State

Kraus, who is unopposed for a second term in the Senate, plans to form an official campaign committee for statewide office immediately after the general election in November.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Army, Lees Summit, MO

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

4 ex-officers at Missouri prison face charges

Four former corrections officers at an eastern Missouri prison are facing criminal charges -- three accused of abusing inmates and one for alleged sexual contact with a convicted killer.

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Related Topix: Park Hills, MO, Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Bonne Terre, MO, Farmington, MO

Switched

Bobby Leonard Shot Wife Because He Was 'Tired Of Her': Missouri Cops

When Bobby Leonard was questioned about shooting his wife, Carolyn, in the shoulder on Saturday, he didn't mince words.

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Related Topix: Prison, Ripley County, MO, Associated Press

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Missouri governor signs health care expansion

The health care provisions are contained in a pair of wide-ranging bills, which also extend the life of a state prescription drug program for seniors.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

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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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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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

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