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  1. On the agenda on General Assembly's last day: turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... Columbia Daily-Tribune reports. The House was expected to select House Majority Leader Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, as Diehl's successor. He may not be able to do much even though legislators have much to do. The House did no work on ...

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  2. Missouri Republicans pick Richardson as next House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... House Republicans met Thursday night and selected Richardson as his successor. The 38-year-old lawmaker from Poplar Bluff still must be officially elected by the full House. That's expected to occur Friday morning, after Diehl's resignation is ... 1 comment

  3. Missouri Legislature enters final day of session in turmoilRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... powers. "Obviously, it's been a tumultuous end of the session," said House Majority Leader Todd Richardson, of Poplar Bluff, who was expected to be elected Friday morning to the chamber's top position of speaker. Richardson will be replacing House ...

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  4. Following Diehl's resignation, intern issues statement, Republicans appoint new speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... met Thursday night to select Diehl's successor, the Associated Press reports. Richardson, who is from Poplar Bluff, must still be officially elected by the full House, which is expected to occur on Friday. Former House Speaker Diehl, R-Town and ...

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  5. Missouri House speaker resigns in wake of intern scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... a closed caucus Thursday evening to select a new speaker. They tapped House Majority Leader Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, who was already in the lineup hoping to succeed Diehl in 2017. Richardson's nomination will be put to a vote of the full ...

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  6. Richardson named to replace DiehlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    Richardson, 38, would succeed John Diehl, who resigned early Thursday afternoon after the Kansas City Star published screenshots of sexually-charged text messages Diehl exchanged with a college freshman interning at the Capitol. The Poplar Bluff native was first elected to the House in 2010 and is currently the majority leader.

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  7. Missouri lawmakers designate new House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | KMBC-TV

    ... NEWS OUT OF JEFFERSON CITY TONIGHT. MISSOURI REPUBLICANS HAVE CHOSEN HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER TODD RICHARDSON OF POPLAR BLUFF TO BE THE NEXT SPEAKER. HE REPLACES JOHN DIEHL, WHO RESIGNED AFTER SENDING SUGGESTING TEXT MESSAGES TO A COLLEGE FRESHMAN ...

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  8. Missouri House Speaker John Diehl resigns over texts with intern; Todd Richardson will replace himRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the consequences." Hours after Diehl announced he would resign, Republicans gathered to pick Todd Richardson of Poplar Bluff as the next House speaker. Richardson is the majority floor leader. His rise to speaker still requires a House vote, likely ...

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  9. Scott Co. Sheriff's Office: 50-year-old man found in ARRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... Upchurch, 50, was last seen in Jonesboro, Ark. on April 29. He had no permanent address, but has frequented the Poplar Bluff area, according to Sheriff Walter. He was seen getting into a taxi at the Behavioral Health group in Poplar Bluff, Missouri ...

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  10. Poplar Bluff senior Ben Soeter completes 100-book challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KFVS12

    Poplar Bluff High School senior Ben Soeter is the first student in three years to read 100 novels and earn a $1,000 scholarship via the Designing Women Foundation's Charlie Classics reading program. The 17-year-old has placed first in his class each year for reading the most teacher-approved literary works, resultantly winning thousands in bank cards in addition to the scholarship.

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  11. Poplar Bluff senior Ben Soeter completes 100-book challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KFVS12

    Poplar Bluff High School senior Ben Soeter is the first student in three years to read 100 novels and earn a $1,000 scholarship via the Designing Women Foundation's Charlie Classics reading program. The 17-year-old has placed first in his class each year for reading the most teacher-approved literary works, resultantly winning thousands in bank cards in addition to the scholarship.

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  12. Heartland teen receives Missouri Citizenship AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    A teen from Poplar Bluff is one of eight Missouri public high school seniors honored as recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship Award. The citizen award recipients are: The honorees were recognized at a luncheon in Jefferson City.

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  13. Report says bad roads cost drivers; Missouri Senate votes for small gas tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Scanews.com

    ... more than four hours, pitted some Republicans against each other. The sponsor of the bill, Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, said Senate Bill 540 doesn't make a big impact, but it will allow the state to continue to receive matching federal ...

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  14. I-Team: Cause for alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... up in bed. "This has been the toughest year I've had in awhile," said David Dudley, Battalion Chief with the Poplar Bluff Fire Department. "Probably ought to upgrade the system possibly, I don't know what to do...hopefully we would hear it," said ...

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  15. Proposed bills to ban powdered alcohol on pauseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KMIZ

    ... just experimenting with it," Rep. McDaniel said. Rep. Jim Neely, (R)-Cameron, and Rep. Steve Cookson, (R)-Poplar Bluff, also proposed bills that would ban powdered alcohol this session. But both Rep. Pike and Rep. McDaniel said no bills banning the ...

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  16. Poplar Bluff woman killed in crash in Jefferson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KFVS12

    Stacy L. Swisher, 37, of Poplar Bluff was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old driver. A Freightliner was traveling northbound on US 67 and a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling westbound on Montauk Dr. The driver of the Santa Fe tried to cross the northbound lanes of US 67 and drove into the path of the Freightliner, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  17. 3 Poplar Bluff residents facing heroin related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KFVS12

    William D. Obarr, 27, Shannon M. Obarr, 30 and Amy R. Dennis, 26, all of Poplar Bluff, Missouri faces charges of possession of a controlled substance. According to Sheriff Carl Hefner, on May 6, deputies noticed a vehicle sitting on the parking lot of Brown Construction Company just west of Dexter.

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  18. Pregnant Poplar Bluff teacher hatches lesson plan on birthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... "If you look the dark spot, though that's where the chick is." It's a lesson Hovis said stuck with her as a Poplar Bluff student at Oak Grove. She thought since she'll soon bring life into the world, this is the perfect time to try in her own ...

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  19. Missouri Historic Preservation Council to Consider Nominations for National RegisterRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... and Kinzer Sts., 918-924 Maud St., 838-842 Kinzer Sts., and adjacent portions of N. 9th, 10th & 11th Sts., Poplar Bluff, Butler County Brahm-Mitchellette Motor Car Company, 3537 S. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, (Historic Auto-Related Resources of ...

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  20. Commission tasks MU Truman School students to analyze county roads and bridgesRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Missourian

    ... For instance, she said, she doesn't think a bill to raise gas taxes, proposed by state Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff , would make it through the House of Representatives. She added that the idea of an infrastructure bank was "interesting" but said ...

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