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  1. Legislators hope for early start on HIV-specific billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | News Tribune

    Missouri HIV Justice Coalition member Brennan Keiser, background, listens as Rep. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, answers questions from the media Monday during a press conference in the House of Representatives Lounge.


  2. Auditor to examine Public SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | News Tribune

    Col. Sandra Karsten, at left, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, whose retirement from that agency was announced the previous week, was named the director of the Department of Public Safety during a morning news conference Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Gov. Mike Parson's Capitol office. State Auditor Nicole Galloway said Tuesday her office is ready to do "an independent audit of the administrative practices of the Department of Public Safety," after an internal review pointed to some issues involving how taxpayer dollars were spent.


  3. Lawsuit seeks $20 million over death of Missouri jail inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | News Tribune

    In this undated file photo, Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson sits behind his desk at the Mississippi County Detention Center in Charleston, Mo. The family of a mentally ill Tennessee man who died after being subdued at the Mississippi County, Missouri, jail in May 2017 is seeking $20 million in a federal lawsuit.


  4. Film about overturned murder conviction to be screenedRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | News Tribune

    A man who served nearly 20 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned will speak next month when a documentary about the case is screened at Southeast Missouri State University. The Southeast Missourian reports that "The Past is Never Dead" tells the story of David Robinson, who was sentenced to prison for life for the Sikeston, Missouri, killing of Sheila Box.


  5. Karsten to retire from Patrol Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | News Tribune

    Nineteen months after then-Gov. Eric Greitens appointed her to lead Missouri's Highway Patrol, Superintendent Sandra Karsten is retiring. Karsten, 54, couldn't be reached for comment for this story, but the Patrol confirmed she's announced her retirement, effective Sept.


  6. Missouri public safety director to step downRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | News Tribune

    Missouri's public safety director is stepping down at the end of the month, the first top holdover from former Gov. Eric Greitens' staff to leave since Greitens stepped down and Mike Parson took over as governor. Greitens picked Drew Juden to lead the agency shortly before he took office in January 2017.


  7. Your Opinion: Playing the - long game' with tariffsRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | News Tribune

    I applaud President Trump's efforts to play the "long game." Tariffs might cause us some short term pain but if the results are real free trade, they will hopefully prove to be beneficial for our grandchildren.


  8. Missouri campaigners gear up for right-to-work voteRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2018 | News Tribune

    We Are Missouri campaigners are asking residents to repeal the state's right-to-work law in the primary Tuesday, the Kansas City Star reported. The union-backed political action committee is fighting against a coalition of three PACs, including Missourians for Freedom to Work.


  9. Arkansas man convicted in Kansas man's death in MissouriRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | News Tribune

    Ronnie Carl Robinson Sr., of Little Rock, Arkansas, was found guilty this week of second-degree murder in the death of Larry Weaver, of Pittsburg. The Pittsburg Morning Sun reports Weaver's body was found July 2, 2016, in a field about seven miles from a hotel where he was staying in Sikeston, Missouri.


  10. Neal Boyd, one-Time 'America's Got Talent' winner, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | News Tribune

    Neal Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and dabbled in Missouri politics, has died. Scott County Coroner Scott Amick says Boyd died around 6 p.m. Sunday at his mother's house in Sikeston.


  11. Your Opinion: Remove 'racial discrimination' blindersRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2018 | News Tribune

    Will we ever be able to accurately address our societal problems if we must always wear "racial discrimination" blinders? A recent article in the News Tribune was titled "Missouri report: Blacks 85 percent more likely to be stopped." I accept the statistic that blacks are stopped more frequently than whites. 1 comment

  12. Missouri man freed after judge slams homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | News Tribune

    In this Sept. 2016 file photo, prisoner David Robinson poses for a portrait in the visiting area inside Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City, Mo.


  13. Missouri man freed after judge slams homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | News Tribune

    In this September 2016 file photo, prisoner David Robinson poses for a portrait in the visiting area inside Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is recommending that charges be dismissed against Roberson, who has served nearly 20 years in prison for the death of a southeast Missouri woman.


  14. Veteran gained valuable career experience while serving in Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | News Tribune

    Courtesy of Raymond ListerRaymond Lister, of Lohman, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1956 with the hopes of learning a trade. He went on to become a refrigeration specialist, an experience that benefitted him in his later career.


  15. Missouri sex ed program would include consent under billRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Columbia Missourian reports that the House Children and Families Committee heard more than an hour of testimony Tuesday from 13 people in support of the bill. At least three members of the committee expressed strong support for the bill.


  16. Inmate says he's 'blessed' after exoneration recommendationRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | News Tribune

    A Missouri inmate says he's a "blessed man" after a judge reviewing his conviction in a 2000 killing recommended that he be exonerated. The Southeast Missourian reports that David Robinson has been inundated with calls congratulating him since Judge Darrell Missey issued the recommendation Friday. 7 comments

  17. Detective on leave over handling of 2000 homicide caseRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2018 | News Tribune

    A southeast Missouri police detective has been placed on administrative leave after a judge issued a scathing review of his handling of a 2000 homicide case and said a man serving a life sentence should be exonerated. The Southeast Missourian reports that the city of Sikeston took the action against Detective John Blakely after Judge Darrell Missey found Friday that Blakely "is lacking in candor or competence, or both."


  18. Judge: Missouri convict should be exonerated of murderRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2018 | News Tribune

    A judge said a southeast Missouri man convicted of murder for the 2000 killing of a woman should be exonerated. The Southeast Missourian reported Judge Darrell Missey issued his report Friday in the case of David Robinson, who was convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Sheila Box in Sikeston.


  19. Press Box: Mizzou Arena no longer home for high school hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | News Tribune

    On Saturday, the home of the Missouri Tigers hosted its last high school basketball game - for the foreseeable future - at the 25th anniversary of the MFA Oil Shootout. We already knew postseason basketball was coming to an end at Mizzou Arena this season.


  20. 'It changed his life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | News Tribune

    The legacy of the late Warren E. Hearnes, 46th governor of Missouri, endures through contributions to education, civil rights and other legislative achievements from his many years as a public servant. Prior to any legislative endeavors, however, was his desire to someday attend the United States Military Academy - a dream that came to fruition through a circuitous set of circumstances.


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