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  1. 49 States, Including Kansas & Missouri Agree to New Mortgage Settlement with HSBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The agreement filed Friday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia provides direct payments to borrowers whose loans were serviced by HSBC and who lost their home to foreclosure between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2012. The settlement also includes other relief for borrowers in need of assistance, such as loan modifications, new mortgage servicing standards and oversight authority to prevent future violations.


  2. Citizens review three designs for US 50 bridge projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | DigitalBURG

    Nearly 70 people came to the first half of an open house Thursday to review three designs for the reconstruction of the Maguire Street bridge over U.S. 50. The designs represent the first phase of a six-phase project to improve the Maguire Street corridor. City officials anticipate all six phases taking 20 years to complete.


  3. MoDot public meeting to discuss proposed Scott City interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KFVS12

    A public meeting will be held by the Missouri Department of Transportation to discuss construction of an interchange south of Scott City. This meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the City Hall, 215 Chester Ave. in Scott City.


  4. Governor issues amendatory veto to ensure long-term sustainability of Illinois State MuseumRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Lincoln Daily News

    Governor Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto Friday, February 5th, on SB 317 to reopen the Illinois State Museum while developing a model for funding that does not rely solely on state support.


  5. US 50-Clark ramp to close for 4 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | News Tribune

    Carpenters from Emery Sapp and Sons work on the shoulder of the U.S. 50 eastbound exit ramp at Clark Avenue in Jefferson City. The ramp will be closed for four days, starting 8:30 a.m. Monday, so workers can finish building a sound wall.


  6. Gov. Nixon wins prestigious outdoor awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon received the 2015 Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Awards at a ceremony in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 28. Recreation leaders from the private and public sectors joined the American Recreation Coalition and The Coleman Company as Nixon received the recreation community's most prestigious award. The award was established in 1989 in memory of Sheldon Coleman, a longtime chairman of The Coleman Company, and a visionary of outdoor recreation and conservation.


  7. Capitol Report February 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    January 26th, House Bill 1387, which I filed, was heard in the Health and Mental Health Policy Committee. This bill would expand the newborn screening requirements to include severe immunodeficiency or more commonly known as the bubble boy disease.


  8. Missouri defends law capping cities' traffic ticket revenueRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Washington Times

    A new Missouri law overhauling the state's municipal courts and police departments violates the separation of powers, defies the state constitution's limits on unfunded mandates and unfairly singles out the St. Louis area, an attorney representing 12 St. Louis County municipalities told a courtroom Friday. The cities are seeking to halt a law enacted after the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson brought national attention to law enforcement tactics in St. Louis County.


  9. Six candidates for PC(USA) Stated Clerk move forwardRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Presbyterians Today

    Six of the thirteen people who submitted complete applications to become Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church have been asked to move to the next step in the process, said the Reverend Carol McDonald, moderator of the Stated Clerk Nomination Committee . "Thirteen amazing people put themselves forward and their experience is just unbelievable," she said.


  10. MO Attorney General announces new mortgage settlement with HSBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KFVS12

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Friday a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians, as well as payments for approximately 2,671 Missouri borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure. In addition to direct payments to borrowers for past foreclosure abuses and loan modifications, the settlement also includes other relief for borrowers in need of assistance, rigorous mortgage-servicing standards, and oversight authority by an independent monitor.


  11. Mid-Missourians react to lowest unemployment rate since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA The White House announced Friday the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, sparking feelings of both optimism and frustration for some local job seekers. Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, released a statement saying the national unemployment rate fell below 5 percent for the first time in eight years.


  12. Fitzsimon: Achievement school district not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Dispatch

    The public rationale for many of the efforts to dismantle traditional public education with various privatization schemes almost always includes the claim that it is all about helping students do better, most often low-income and minority kids. Supporters of the sketchy North Carolina voucher program say that often, that it's all about helping poor kids.


  13. U. of Missouri protesters march again for equality -- and Melissa ClickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | USA Today

    The University of Missouri student group, which helped spark protests against racism at campuses nationwide in November, rallied again Thursday, marching to a UM System Board of Curators meeting to repeat their demands for equality and to support recently suspended assistant professor Melissa Click. In November, Click was shown in a video calling for "some muscle" to get independent student reporterMark Schierbecker removed from an area on the quad that Concerned Student 1950 had labeled a "safe space" to protest and regroup.


  14. National Association of Distinguished Professionals Selects Kathleen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    JACKSONVILLE, IL, June 10, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kathleen Finkle, Founder and Executive Director of HELPS Ministry Outreach, has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in her field through the National Association of Distinguished Professionals. Kathleen Finkle will be featured in the upcoming edition of the NADP Women of Distinction Magazine in 2015.


  15. Man accused of stealing 3 trucks after taking 90 drug dosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | News Tribune

    An eastern Missouri man is accused of stealing three trucks and crashing all of them after taking 90 doses of an anti-anxiety drug. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that John Cullen of Cuba, Missouri, faces several charges following the thefts that began Sunday night, on his 39th birthday.


  16. Lawmaker says Mizzou not doing enough to address racial problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KMBC-TV

    A Missouri lawmaker from Kansas City is blasting the University of Missouri's flagship Columbia campus, saying institutional racism there continues to be a real problem. Rep. Brandon Ellington, a Democrat, made the statement a day after members of the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus met with the university's curators.


  17. McCaskill targets 'deceptive' hotel feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Surprises often greet vacationers: sunburns, stormy weather, rental-car flat tires. But a Missouri lawmaker wants to make sure unexpected fees added to quoted hotel prices do not ruin the trip.


  18. Lawmaker proposes aqueduct to bring water to NM from Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    State lawmakers on Thursday proposed a plan some are calling a waste of time and money: taking water from the Mississippi River and delivering it to the parched deserts and prairies of New Mexico. The idea is to help New Mexico and the waterlogged states along the lower Mississippi that have been flooded so frequently in recent years.


  19. Missouri governor criticizes plan to redirect money to roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he opposes legislative efforts to fund roads and bridges with general state revenues instead of dedicated sources such as fuel taxes. Nixon responded Thursday to proposals by some Republican lawmakers to boost funding for the Missouri Department of Transportation by redirecting current revenues instead of raising taxes.


  20. St. Louis daycare loses license after boy, 3, left on busRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KMIZ

    A St. Louis daycare business has lost its license after a 3-year-old boy was left unattended on a bus for several hours. Tahanica Scott, the child's mother, says her son, Dallas Scott, was left on the bus from GSL Development Center for seven hours without food or water on Monday.