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  1. Heartland road projects for 5/2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KFVS12

    North and Southbound Route 67 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is located between Route 160 and East Outer Road 67. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, May 9 through Thursday, May 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

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  2. Missouri Senate endorses increased fuel tax for road fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Home

    A measure to raise the gas tax to fund transportation in Missouri is moving forward after a narrow vote in the Senate. Senators on Thursday voted 18-13 to grant initial approval to a bill that would raise the tax on diesel fuel by 3.5 cents and on all other fuel by 1.5 cents.

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  3. Heartland road projects for 5/2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KFVS12

    North and Southbound Route 67 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is located between Route 160 and East Outer Road 67. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, May 9 through Thursday, May 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

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  4. Janie Bakutes becomes interim director of Rainbow HouseRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Missourian

    COLUMBIA Janie Mauzy Bakutes was named interim executive director of Rainbow House, an organization that advocates for neglected children, on Friday, replacing Jan Stock, who resigned after heading the organization for 10 years. Bakutes was formerly the administrative director of the Child Advocacy Center at Rainbow House and has been with the organization for 11 years.

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  5. Missouri Gov. Nixon Refuses to Save Failing Welfare SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Townhall

    According to a recent comprehensive study of state welfare programs, Missouri earned an "F" grade for its dismal welfare policies, finishing dead-last among all states. But despite the wealth of data proving his state's welfare program is failing, Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation today that would have provided needed reforms, thereby killing his opportunity to help thousands of Missourians move out of poverty into self-sufficiency.

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  6. Taxes Matter and They're Too High for MissouriRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | InsiderOnline

    In 2014, Missouri passed its first individual income tax cut in a generation, but it appears this legislative success also presents a threat-legislative complacency on tax issues going forward. The 2014 tax cut was not only modest, but it also requires many years to take full effect.

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  7. More than $10,000 to be awarded to MissouriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KFVS12

    The lucky grand prize winner will receive a contribution worth $5,290 to a MOST 529 account and 10 additional first prize winners will each receive a $529 contribution to a MOST 529 account. It's designed to raise awareness and encourage Missouri families to save for college using MOST-Missouri 529 College Savings Plan.

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  8. Gas tax lives in Missouri, but may be running on fumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Business Journal

    The Missouri Senate resuscitated a funding plan for its roads and bridges, but the effort to raise gasoline and diesel taxes may hit "E" in the House, the News Tribune reports.

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  9. Need a plumber? You probably live in Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | MarketWatch

    Massachusetts had a record-breaking 108 inches of snow this winter. It also led the nation in snow removal requests.

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  10. Senate endorses increased fuel tax for road fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | News Tribune

    The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes in an attempt to lessen an anticipated transportation funding shortfall. Senators voted 18-13 to grant initial approval to a bill that would raise the tax on diesel fuel by 3.5 cents a gallon and on all other fuel by 1.5 cents.

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  11. Does Earth Day matter? Festival-goers respondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Scanews.com

    Five-year-old Charlotte Pappan selects foam leaves for a sun painting at the Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April, 26, 2015. Her mother, Sara Pappan, looks on.

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  12. Crumbling roads and bridges spur local support for a gas tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Scanews.com

    MoDOT contractor Bob Hofer photographs the underside of I-270 at New Florissant Rd where metal nets have been fastened to catch crumbling concrete. Some local mayors and transportation officials are supporting a legislative proposal to add two cents to the state's gas tax that they say is critical to maintaining area roads and bridges.

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  13. Missouri lawmakers send state budget to Gov. NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Scanews.com

    With three weeks left in the 2015 legislative session, Missouri lawmakers have passed all 13 bills that make up the state's $26 billion spending plan for Fiscal 2016, which begins July 1. The spending plan contains an extra $84 million in funding for K-12 schools but cuts social services by $46 million. The proposed budget also provides an extra $12 million to colleges and universities, with that funding being based on performance.

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  14. Two Cole Camp residents seriously injured in head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sedalia News Journal

    Two Cole Camp residents were seriously injured and a third man from St. Joseph suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accidents that occurred at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on US 65 Highway, 0.3 miles north of North Lincoln Road, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Bryce A. Dawson, 43, Cole Camp, and his passenger, Krystal N. Dawson, 26, Cole Camp, suffered serious injuries when the southbound 1987 Mercury traveled off the roadway and struck the median.

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  15. Recent Missouri EditorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | DigitalBURG

    The Kansas City metropolitan area is ground zero for measuring the impact of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts on job creation. It is an article of faith among Brownback and his supporters that slicing taxes for selected Kansans will convince people and companies to jump the state line and work in Kansas.

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  16. Senator Pearcea s efforts honorableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | DigitalBURG

    With Missouri elections being a wild west in terms of campaign donations, reform is desperately needed. Billionare Rex Sinquefield from St. Louis is one example of how large campaign contributions need capped.

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  17. MU law professor highlights Missouri's legislative response to FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Missourian

    "We could spend more than a day because there are some very large issues that Ferguson has brought to the surface," Henson said. "Ferguson has highlighted the existence of these issues, but Ferguson is not the only place."

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  18. I-Team: Ending MO's run as America's 'Pill Mill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KFVS12

    That's what the Missouri Senate suggests it will cost to track highly addictive narcotics while still keeping your medical information safe. It's the latest hurdle as Missouri attempts to become the final state in the nation to operate a prescription drug monitoring program.

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  19. Republican state Sen. Parson running for Missouri governorRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Missourian

    State Sen. Mike Parson, who had endorsed Tom Schweich for Missouri governor before the auditor's suicide, announced Thursday that he will seek the office himself - creating at least a three-way Republican primary for the state's top job. Parson, 59, said he had planned to stay on the sidelines and back Schweich's 2016 campaign because he "thought he had paid his dues."

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  20. Show-Me Upcoming Missouri Gas Tax SpikeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Tony's Kansas City

    As MoDot struggles to pay for old and busted highways and all the revenue this state isn't losing according to the non-existant Border War treaty with Kansas: New study makes case for MO gas tax

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