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21 min ago | DigitalBURG

Missouri participates in Juror Appreciation Week

Missouri's Juror Appreciation Week will be observed this year Monday, April 28 through Friday, May 2. During the week, judges, lawyers and court clerks will emphasize to jurors how important their contributions are to the courts, their communities and our judicial system.

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4 hrs ago | Salon

Missouri GOPers are still trying to impeach Dem Gov. Jay Nixon

The Missouri House of Representatives will be holding hearings on Wednesday to discuss whether or not to impeach the state's Democratic governor, Jay Nixon.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Nixon faces impeachment

No, not that Nixon. He's dead. Missouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has pissed off a bunch of Republicans in the state House, apparently just by being a Democrat in the governor's seat.

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5 hrs ago | Joplin

Missouri Republicans Advance Effort To Impeach Governor Jay Nixon

State Rep. Nick Marshall is attempting to impeach Nixon for a November 2013 executive order that required the Missouri Department of Revenue to accept joint federal income tax returns from same-sex couples who were married legally in other states.

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9 hrs ago | KMIZ

90-year-old dies in Franklin County accident

A 90-year-old Franklin County man is dead after his car was hit by a tractor-trailer near Washington.

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13 hrs ago | Missourian

Missourians support ethics reform. Why won't the legislature act?

Occasionally, we wish we weren't so prescient. Last December, for example, as the 2014 legislative session was getting ready to start, we said this about the prospects of meaningful ethics reform being passed: "It's hard to believe that lawmakers who benefit from sleazy ethics and campaign finance laws can summon the integrity to enact serious ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KMIZ

Legislators are trying to pass a bill that will fund the rebuilding of the Fulton facility.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the budget he proposes next month will include a bond issuance to rebuild the Fulton State Hospital.

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The Kansas City Star

Missouri man facing execution denied clemency

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declined a death row inmate's clemency request Tuesday evening, clearing the way for his execution hours later barring an unforeseen development in the case.

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WTVF Nashville

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

A St. Louis man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for more than a decade before he was locked up last year is asking a Missouri judge to set him free.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

A St. Louis man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for more than a decade before he was locked up last year is asking a Missouri judge to set him free.

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The Wichita Eagle

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

In this file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Cornealious Anderson who was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, sentenced to 13 years in jail and told to await instruction on when to report to prison.

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SFGate

Clock ticking, Missouri man aims to halt execution

In this Dec. 1, 2013 provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is William Rousan.

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SFGate

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In this Dec. 1, 2013 provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is William Rousan.

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Sedalia Democrat

Energy Innovation Center turns on

Mark Kelchner, dean of Technical Education and Workforce Innovation at State Fair Community College, left, and District 51 State Rep. Dean Dohrman, ri... State Fair Community College's Energy Innovation Center came to ceremonial life with a flip of the switch courtesy of Missouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel on Monday.

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News Max

Missouri Lawmakers Under Fire for Lobbyist-Funded Travel

Industry and special interest groups spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers.

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Trenton Republican-Times

MoDOT Work Planned In Area

The Missouri Department of Transportation has work planned this week in Grundy and Mercer counties.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KMIZ

Hannibal finds home sewers tied to storm drains

The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources alerted Hannibal after receiving a complaint in early February.

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The Pitch

Jay Nixon's impeachment hearing is Nick Marshall's crowning...

A good rule of thumb when following state government holds that if some piece of legislative action from a low-profile lawmaker seems like a publicity stunt, it probably is.

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KPLR-11

MoDOT to close 2 westbound lanes on Blanchette Bridge

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close 2 left lanes on westbound I-70 Tuesday, April 22n for maintenance related to bridge rehabilitation.

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KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Dyslexia Bill Passed By Missouri House

The Missouri House of Representatives has passed legislation aimed at helping children with dyslexia.

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