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25 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Missouri "Breaking Traditions" Winners

The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City.

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7 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

Sen. Richard On MO Income Tax Cut Passing

Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard responding to Governor Jay Nixon's complaints that a tax cut bill passed this week will hurt education.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Feds don’t require median barriers shown to curb traffic deaths

While interstates are statistically the country’s safest roadways, they’re also vulnerable to one of the deadliest kinds of crashes, where one vehicle crosses the median at a high speed and strikes another traveling the opposite direction.

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US News & World Report

Missouri AG Says State Error, Self-Rehabilitation 'Deserve...

Cornealious 'Mike' Anderson, seen with his four children and wife, LaQonna, turned around his life, bought a home and started a contracting business before Missouri prison officials discovered their error.

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KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Don't Drink The Water Notifications

The Missouri House gave first round approval this week to legislation that would require notification at least 90 days before a vote to permanently cease fluoridation.

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KMIZ

Missouri deputy shoots, kills dog

The Washington Missourian reports that Franklin County deputies went to a home on Monday to serve a search warrant.

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DFW Catholic

Show Me

For Missourians, two words, show me , proclaim to all that its residents are skeptical of matters and not easily convinced.

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Scanews.com

Nixon Cuts $22 Million In Education Funding, Says GOP Lawmakers Forced His Hand

Because of a dispute over how much money to put in this year's supplemental budget, Gov. Jay Nixon has cut $22 million from public schools and higher education.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Lottery, Missouri

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Don't Mess With Taxes

Missouri's Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs April 19-25

Missouri knows how to celebrate Earth Day, April 22. It's smack-dab in the middle of the state's annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday.

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KMIZ

Highway 63 work adding to congestion near Columbia

Highway 63 bridge work near Columbia has created some traffic congestion for alternative routes.

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Missourian

Missouri Senate confirms Social Services director

The Missouri Senate has confirmed a longtime employee of the Missouri Department of Social Services to be the agency's new director.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

MoDOT testing sound cannons in KCMoDOT testing sound cannons in...

Missouri Department of Transportation is testing out a new way to keep work zones safe.

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Missourian

UM System hires risk management firm to address sexual assault policies

The University of Missouri System has hired a higher education risk management consulting firm to look at how each campus handles sexual assault and mental health issues.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Maneater

State Historical Society of Missouri to receive new home

In the basement of Ellis Library, the State Historical Society's headquarters, there's nowhere near enough room for the thousands of illustrations by 19th century explorers, the canvases of 20th century political artists or the more than 14,000 editorial cartoons that make up just a part of its collection.

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KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers approve tax cut package

Setting up a likely veto showdown, the Republican-led Missouri Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to an income tax cut for millions of individuals and thousands of business owners that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon warned could imperil funding for public schools and services.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Missouri House endorses early voting measures

The Republican-controlled Missouri House endorsed a pair of measures Wednesday that would expand early voting, though Democratic critics called it a "sham" that could circumvent a separate voting initiative that would go further.

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Joplin

Missouri Says It's Not 'Cruel and Unusual' to Jail Man 13 Years After ...

The Missouri Department of Corrections realized in July 2013 that Anderson, then slated for release, never served a 13-year sentence for helping rob a Burger King employee in 1999 due to an apparent clerical error.

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KOMU-TV Columbia

Missouri Senate Endorses Drug Program Renewal

The Missouri Senate has endorsed legislation to renew an expiring prescription drug benefit for over 200,000 low-income and disabled seniors.

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SFGate

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This undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Cornealious Anderson.

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Libertarian Party

Missouri LP places 30 candidates on primary ballot

Once again, the Missouri LP is running a full slate of candidates for federal offices.

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