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News about Missouri continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

9 hrs ago | Missourian

Columbia, Boone County officials discuss racial discrepancies in student discipline

At Monday's quarterly breakfast gathering, Columbia and Boone County officials discussed racial discrepancies in referring students to the juvenile justice system.

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Related Topix: Boone County, MO, Columbia, MO, Alternative

17 hrs ago | DigitalBURG

Missouri congressional hopefuls run on low budgets

Together, Missouri's eight Congress members were sitting on nearly $5 million in campaign cash heading into the final few weeks before the Aug. 5 primary elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Billy Long, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Emanuel Cleaver, Democrat, Missouri, Alternative

21 hrs ago | Business Journal

Soulard business owner calls Bitcoin 'wave of the future': TechFlash 7 things

The White House Office of Science and Technology, through the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and U.S. Department of Labor, has awarded Kansas City a $500,000 grant to help train IT professionals.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Patent / Trademark Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Kansas City Blogger Against 'Right To Farm' Calls Out Monsanto Corporate Influence

This Kansas City blogger offers a COMPREHENSIVE look at the upcoming 'Right To Farm' ballot issue from a progressive and alternative perspective.

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Related Topix: Alternative

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

Online Ethics Commission records show the contribution was made earlier this week to Missouri's Food for America.

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, Alternative, Agriculture, Science, Wichita, KS

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Housing Wire

Cyprexx: Discrimination charges "frivolous"

Cyprexx, which provides property preservation services for Fannie Mae -owned homes, was accused of failing to properly maintain properties in African-American and Latino neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland; Kansas City, Missouri; Orlando, Florida; and Richmond, Virginia.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Alternative

Star-Telegram.com

Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Arizona, Arizona Government, Missouri, Alternative

ABC News

Execution Offers Evidence Against Lethal Injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Alternative, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Ohio

Minnesota Monthly

Divorcing the Midwest

I don't mean to ruin your life. But while you're at the Minnesota State Fair this month, swelling with regional pride and trans fats, I want you to think about getting a divorce: divvying up the hostas, the hot-dish recipes, and the box set of A Prairie Home Companion and calling it a time with the Midwest.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Alternative, Minneapolis, MN

KFVS12

Online university to aid community college grads

The Missouri version of Western Governors University has agreed to provide a 5 percent tuition discount for community college graduates who take its online courses.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Western Governors University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

I may (or may not) attend NN15. But I will attend many Regional Salons.

Immediately following NN14, I wrote a quick diary entry - quick because I had to write it while at NN as I needed to race home and make the drive to Emporia to prepare for a local event.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative, Activism

Religion News Service

Pastor Brian Zahnd preaches a gospel of non-violence

As violence rages in Gaza and the war in Iraq comes unravelled, many Americans evangelicals are rethinking their positions on war and violence.

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Related Topix: Alternative

Tue Jul 22, 2014

AccuWeather.com

Severe Storms to Strike Chicago, Milwaukee

Folks in the Midwest and western Great Lakes will want to take extra caution when going about their day on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Alternative, Wisconsin Travel, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

River Front Times

Anti-Abortion Protester Beats Charge for Trespassing at Planned Parenthood

The question continues to fester at the front gates of Planned Parenthood clinics across the county.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Columbia, MO, Missouri, Alternative, Bloomfield, MO

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Joplin

Missouri's governor as goalie: A look at two Jay Nixon vetoes

But the bill also excludes "alternative nicotine products" and "vapor products" from Missouri regulations and taxes on tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Forbes.com

Why The Midwest Dominates the SAT

If you break down SAT scores by state, you'll find that the Midwest outperforms the rest of the nation-and it's not close.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Illinois, Alternative, Business News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from University of Missouri Detail New Studies and...

Adequate levels of energy, protein and amino acids were maintained in diets 1-6, whereas slightly lower protein and energy levels were provided in diet 7. Feed cost per tonne ranged from , "Three commercial diets were included in the study as reference diets: a high-energy and a low-energy trout diet, as well as a catfish diet.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Alternative

News Max

Todd Akin: GOP Threw Me Under Bus in Fear of Liberal Media

Former Rep. Todd Akin, hounded out of office for his explosive comment about "legitimate rape,'' says the Republican Party is terrified of the liberal media and will trash anybody, even a staunch conservative like himself, who falls into its disfavor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Alternative, Hillary Clinton

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Caller

Missouri Gov. Signs Bill That Could Revise Common Core

Missouri could become the fourth state to partially or completely abandon Common Core multi-state standards, following Gov. Jay Nixon's signing of House Bill 1490 on Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, US News, Conservative Political News

Missourian

E15 now legal to sell in Missouri but don't expect it to be widely available

In May, Missouri became the 13th state to legalize E15, a blend of fuel that contains at least 85 percent gasoline and up to 15 percent ethanol.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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