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25 min ago | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Food Banks See Increase In Clients

As Lake area food pantries continue to face mounting challenges, a new study shows just how significant the issue is, not only at the local level but across the State.

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Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

23 Ministers Charged For Disruption

Authorities charged the clergy members with obstructing Government operations and first degree trespassing.

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New York Magazine

Obama Treads Lightly, Again, on Ferguson: 'Listen and Heal,' Don't 'Holler and Shout'

Back early from vacation on Martha's Vineyard, President Obama delivered a statement this afternoon on the situation in Ferguson, reiterating his careful balancing act from last week.

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The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Nixon hopes derailed by Ferguson

Though he was a long-shot for the presidential nomination in 2016, the governor was seen as a potential Democratic vice presidential contender, because of his red-state roots and ability to appeal to populist and conservative Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, New York University, Sarah Palin

GantDaily.com

Missouri Lags Behind In Insurance Pricing Transparency

St. Louis, MO, United States - Health insurance carriers all across the country are disclosing what they plan to charge customers for coverage in 2015 almost everywhere, that is, except Missouri.

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WKOW-TV

Credit: Charlie Redel/AP Photo

The announcement came overnight Monday to help restore order to the St. Louis suburb after a week of sometimes-violent protests over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Gov. Nixon orders Missouri National Guard to Ferguson

Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order directing the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson to restore order and to protect the citizens.

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The Nation

Missouri governor orders National Guard to city hit by racial unrest

The governor of the central US state of Missouri early Monday ordered National Guard soldiers to deploy to a St Louis suburb that has seen a week of racial unrest.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Missourian

It's time to go big - it's time to rebuild Missouri

There is a path forward for those gloomy contractors and union workers who saw their dream of a statewide tax to fund new roads collapse on primary election night like a shard of broken concrete falling on a school bus.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Creative Loafing

First Drip (8/15/14): DENR secretly rewrites rules governing streams, ...

The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources secretly rewrote rules protecting streams that the N.C. Environmental Management Commission had written last year.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Baltimore joins Missouri in shooting protest

Baltimore residents have joined hundreds in Missourians in nonviolent demonstrations; according to an August 14 article in CBS News Baltimore.

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Amy Ridenour

The Missouri Legislature Should Override Governor Nixon's E-cigarette Veto

Now that the comment period for the Food and Drug Administration's proposed "deeming regulations" has closed, attention is shifting back to state and local legislative approaches to e-cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Missouri, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

The Economist

The Michael Brown shooting: St Louis blues

MICHAEL BROWN was to start college this week. Instead, his parents are planning his funeral.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

CE News

Horner & Shifrin develops repair plans for Maritz Overpass

St. Louis - Horner & Shifrin developed plans for repairing the Maritz Overpass on Interstate 44 for the Missouri Department of Transportation .

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Driving under the influence is illegal and officers from around Southeast Missouri will be out over the next few weeks.

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Examiner.com

This is why your local police agency owns military-grade assault equipment

One of the striking scenes from this week has been the sight of police in Ferguson, Missouri using very sophisticated military gear to assist in crowd control.

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Sedalia Democrat

Bluegrass musicians pickin' and grinin' Wednesday

DemocratThe Show-Me Bluegrass Festival was one of the highlights at the Missouri State Fair on Wednesday.

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HON

Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2014

The infections were caused by HPeV3, a virus that can cause meningitis and other inflammation.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Diarrhea, Medicine, Health, Health Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Missourian

Providence Outer Road intersection to be reconfigured

The intersection connecting Buttonwood Drive and Providence Outer Road will be reconfigured in an effort to reduce left-turn crashes, according to a Missouri Department of Transportation news release.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Medical News

State highlights: Mo. drops many from Medicaid; Mich. Medicaid shift savings

The Associated Press : Texas Sees Little Change Despite Insurance Gains Harris Health System -- like other programs across the state -- hasn't enjoyed the expected savings from the Affordable Care Act because most of its 48,000 patients eligible for subsidized insurance instead chose to remain enrolled in the county's cheaper taxpayer-funded ... (more)

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