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3 hrs ago | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Officials Say Snakebite Death Is Rare

Missouri conservation officials say the death of a Missouri man this week is only the state's third recorded fatality from a copperhead snake bite.

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7 hrs ago | The News-Star

Industry seeks to create right to farm

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, Animal Rights, Activism

12 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Following the Sandpiper: Pipelines As Modern Trade Routes

The news this week on the Fort Berthold Reservation was not good. One million gallons of brine from fracking operations spilled in an 8,240 feet long flow down a ravine near Bear Den Bay and Lake Sakakawea.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Fulton World War II veteran turns 100

World War II veteran Eugene White never thought he would be celebrating his hundredth birthday with members of Central Missouri Honor Flight and the Patriot Guard at his side.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

Man on the run in Marion Co. identified, arrested

Few details have been made available at this time, but what we can tell you is that Marion County Sheriff's Department Detective Tyler Wheeler sent out a notice on Saturday reporting that he had received information from the Missouri Highway Patrol that Kirksville police had arrested Daniel R. Coonfield.

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Tony's Kansas City

Must Read!!! Kansas City Newsman and Blogger Jimmycsays Argues Against Missouri Transportation Tax

While Kansas City dead tree media is making it a point to push the TRAGIC KANSAS CITY TAX AND SPEND AGENDA OF CITY HALL this weekend, it's nice to see the local Internets offer a bit of alternative opinion and relevant facts.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, Alternative, Tax

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

MoDOT has no solution for asphalt rising on Poplar Street Bridge

It's gearing up to be another bumpy summer for drivers traveling over the Poplar Street Bridge.

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Home

Woman sentenced in Kirksville child molestation case

A northeast Missouri woman is headed to the Missouri Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to a reduced charge in a child molestation case.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

St. Louis official investigated for nepotism

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the circuit attorney's office confirmed the investigation of Sharon Quigley Carpenter on Friday.

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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

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