Missouri Government Newswire (Page 6)

Missouri Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Missouri's police hiring through the decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KMIZ

    Another week brings another set of high-profile shooting deaths, most recently the deaths of five Dallas police officers in the downtown part of that city. In Columbia and Jefferson City , law enforcement departments deal with the fallout, including the stresses some may have working in public safety.

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  2. Three-time state champion Sachs signs with Pratt CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Three-time defending Missouri State Class 2 Wrestling champion Luke Sachs of Smithville will continue his career at Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kansas. The Warriors' first three-time state champion will take his 156-30 career high school wrestling record to Pratt, which didn't feature a Missourian among the five out-of-state grappler.

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  3. IDNR working to bring back a once extinct garRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Free Press

    Sportsmen could start seeing more of a prehistoric fish in the next decade if Illinois lawmakers have it there way. While those in Springfield failed to pass a state budget after an entire year of bickering, they did pass a resolution that would bring a fish native to southern Illinois back after missing almost 50 years.

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  4. UCM Archives receives Sen. Pearce papers, memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | DigitalBURG

    Missouri Sen. David Pearce, second from right, recently delivered the first of many boxes containing his official papers and memorabilia from his career in the Missouri Legislature to the UCM Arthur F. McClure II Archives and University Museum. He met with, from left, Gersham Nelson, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Amber Clifford, curator of museum collections; Vivian Richardson, archivist and assistant director of the archives and museum; and President Chuck Ambrose.

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  5. Tax Roundup, 6/30/16: $1 of income, $1,100 in higher Medicare...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Roth & Company, P.C.

    Tax Roundup, 6/30/16: $1 of income, $1,100 in higher Medicare premiums. And: sound state tax policy happened! Driving Grandma over the income cliff.

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  6. First solar roadway in the US could come to Route 66 welcome centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Autoblog

    The first public solar road in the US could be coming to the Historic Route 66 Welcome Center in Conway, Missouri, about 180 miles southeast of Kansas City. The roadway is part of the Missouri Department of Transportation's Road to Tomorrow project that was announced last year.

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  7. COLUMN-Keep Medicare advice SHIP afloat for U.S. seniorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Reuters

    Probably not. But a network of more than 3,300 free Medicare counseling services could lose its $52 million in federal funding due to budget cuts.

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  8. Bridge work continues toward Aug. 12 finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Fulton Sun

    In their own highwire act, crews walk on secured chainlink fence as they move around the tight spaces on the upper support beams of the U.S. 54/63 bridge. The middle section was the first to be enclosed for paint removal and repainting.

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  9. Passport event drawing visitors to JC destinations commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | News Tribune

    "I definitely think we've gotten people in who haven't been here but heard about us through the passport program," Cavender said. Both Mid-Missouri residents and out-of-towners have taken advantage of the project.

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  10. Nixon signs bills to provide accountability for special tax districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KMBC-TV

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed two bills into law Wednesday that aim to help taxpayers understand where some of their money is going. The law deals with community improvement districts, or CIDs, which are popular ways to raise revenue for projects in small areas.

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  11. Democrats: Where was sponsor Sen. Blunt during Zika negotiations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Miami Herald

    The Missouri Democratic Party on Wednesday increased attacks on Republican Sen. Roy Blunt over the failure of a $1.1 billion bill he'd helped craft to combat the Zika virus. Blunt is in a tighter-than-expected fight to defend his Senate seat against Democratic Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, and the state's Democrats were quick to implicate Blunt in the implosion of bipartisan talks on the Zika bill.

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  12. Route 66 is getting solar panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Car Connection

    Depending on whom you ask, solar energy has either already reached a tipping point or it's very nearly there. The start-up known as Solar Roadways is laying the groundwork for the energy revolution along an iconic stretch of American road: Route 66. We first reported on Solar Roadways back in 2009 , when it was awarded a $100,000 contract from the Department of Transportation to develop LED lighting systems.

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  13. Cape Girardeau city facilities recognized as breastfeeding friendly employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | KFVS12

    According to a city spokesperson, those work sites include the Osage Centre , A.C. Brase Arena, Municipal Airport, Jaycee Municipal Golf Course, City Hall, Police Station, Fire Stations , Shawnee Park Center, and the Public Works Department. To earn the designation as a breastfeeding friendly employer, the employer must have policies that support breastfeeding moms.

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  14. New legislation signed by Nixon adds more accountability for taxing districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Northeast News

    Governor Jay Nixon was at Union Station in Kansas City on Wednesday, June 29 to sign legislation designed to empower State Auditor Nicole Galloway in conducting audits of Community Improvement Districts. Nixon signed bi-partisan Senate Bill 1002 after a brief press conference.

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  15. Voter ID amendment certified for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KMIZ

    Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Wednesday his office has certified a joint resolution to put a voter ID amendment on the November ballot. During its latest session, the General Assembly passed the resolution, officially titled Constitutional Amendment 6 .

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  16. Solar Roadways are coming to historic Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Inhabitat

    Solar Roadways are finally gaining traction in the United States. Scott and Julie Brusaw have been developing their energy-generating roads for the last several years, hoping to replace asphalt with solar panels that can withstand the weight of cars.

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  17. Perryville police investigate abduction attempt reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | White Lake Beacon

    Police in the southeast Missouri town of Perryville are searching for a man after the near abduction of a child. The Southeast Missourian reports that a 10-year-old girl was riding her bike Tuesday afternoon when a car pulled alongside her.

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  18. Missouri Receives Millions in Volkswagen SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Attorney General Chris Koster announced Missouri's participation in a settlement agreement totaling nearly $15 billion today with German auto maker Volkswagen and its U.S. affiliates. Missouri actively participated in the multistate investigation into VW's design and installation of emissions-testing "defeat devices" in its Volkswagen and Audi 2.0 liter diesel vehicles, model years 2009 through 2015, and in its Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche 3.0 liter diesel vehicles, model years 2009 through 2016.

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  19. Area political candidates make first impressions at Scuola Vita Nuova forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Northeast News

    The first step towards a new District 11 State Senator and District 19 State Representative were taken on Thursday, June 23, as five hopefuls convened at Scuola Vita Nuova in the Historic Northeast for the first Candidate Forum of the campaign season. The League of Women Voters and the Northeast Chamber of Commerce partnered to host District 11 Senate candidates John Rizzo, Jessica Podhola, and Anthony Banks, who are vying for the Democratic nomination for the Missouri Senate seat left vacant when former State Senator Paul LeVota resigned amid a sexual misconduct scandal last summer.

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  20. Two-wheeling it commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | News Tribune

    Katy Trail bicyclists cross over the Turkey Creek bridge as they make their way east toward the Katy Trailhead in North Jefferson City. Day and night, through the streets and on Katy Trail, Missouri residents are choosing to ride bicycles over cars for their preferred mode of travel.

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