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  1. Review of Missouri education standards divisiveRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Education Week

    ... their standards. Some were picked by lawmakers who fought to ditch Common Core, while others were chosen by Gov. Jay Nixon, who signed a 2009 agreement to help develop the standards. Standards in math, science, social studies and English now each ...

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  2. Lawmaker wants referendum on Mo. lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... sales in the 2014 budget year but transferred less money to education than the previous year. That prompted Gov. Jay Nixon to order a review of the lottery's operations and replace all five of its commission members. A little less than one-quarter ...

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  3. St. Louis panel focuses on police force diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... said. Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, who was put in charge of Ferguson security by Gov. Jay Nixon days after Brown was killed, said Ferguson is providing an opportunity for police agencies to learn and improve. A similar event will ...

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  4. Bread Team Fights Hunger in MissouriRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Campus Bread

    ... involved in efforts to fight hunger at the state government level. Here's one story. On June 20, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed a bill that will help hundreds of hungry people across the state. Senate Bill 680 lifts the lifetime SNAP (formerly ...

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  5. Re: Ferguson Demands High Fees To Turn Over City Files [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NewsOne

    ... said in a statement. "The public has a right to these records without interference." A spokesman for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon referred questions about the high fees to Koster's office, which handles freedom-of-information complaints. A spokeswoman ...

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  6. Under Secretary Carson, governors travel to Afghanistan, GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The United States Army

    The Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson recently escorted four state governors to Afghanistan, to get a first-hand look at operations on the ground as well as meet with constituents there. Governors William "Bill" Haslam from Tennessee, Jay Nixon from Missouri, and Brian Sandoval from Nevada, are each members of the Council of Governors, along with Governor Andrew Cuomo from New York, traveled with Carson to Afghanistan, with a short stop in Germany, Sept.

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  7. Gov. Haslam travels to Germany, Afghanistan with Council of GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    ... defending our freedom is humbling," Haslam said. Other governors on the trip were Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.); Gov. Jay Nixon, (R-Mo.); and Gov. Brian Sandoval, (R-Nev.) The trip was Haslam's second such visit as governor. He traveled to Kuwait, ...

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  8. BioPharma Services Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of Its Clinical Operations in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Wire

    "This new facility will help us meet our expanding client base's needs for increased access to BPSI services and allow BPSI to expand into unmet areas of expertise" "Our new Phase 1 Clinical Research Facility is designed to attract best in class research for innovative and fast pharmaceutical product development. This expansion allows BPSI's continued growth within our strategic vision and will result in increased opportunities for our clients," said Renzo DiCarlo, CEO of BioPharma Services Inc. The grand opening, involving Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid, and leading pharmaceutical company delegates, validates BPSI's commitment to strategic growth and meeting client needs.

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  9. Andrew Cuomo's weekend trip to Afghanistan sparks political battleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... included three other governors, Republicans Brian Sandoval of Nevada and Bill Haslam of Tennessee, and Democrat Jay Nixon of Missouri. All three are members of the Council of Governors, a body Congress created in 2007 to advise the Pentagon and ...

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  10. Missouri career-training programs receive $2 million grantRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Joplin

    Gov. Jay Nixon announced Sept. 23 that Missouri will receive two $1 million grants from USA Funds, a nonprofit organization, to expand the existing program Missouri Innovation Campus and promote career-based learning in Missouri schools.

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  11. A Baby Shot In The Head Due To Hunting Accident In Pennsylvania; Chances of BlindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | International Business Times

    A blood pool from what witnesses said was a man who may have accidentally shot himself, is seen on the ground following a peaceful demonstration reacting to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 15, 2014. Missouri's governor Jay Nixon moved to ease tensions on Thursday after days of racially charged protests over the police shooting of Brown, an unarmed black teenager, putting the African-American captain of the Highway Patrol Ron Johnson in charge of security in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

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  12. Education chief says Common Core revisions underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    ... to start devising new statewide education standards. That is one week ahead of a deadline imposed by a law Gov. Jay Nixon signed on July 14. "They will be working to study the existing standards, which of course are the Common Core, to see if ...

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  13. Bidder selected for Missouri Senate renovationsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... testing and other costs are included. It's one of several projects going forward at the Capitol, even though Gov. Jay Nixon has frozen hundreds of millions of dollars of other spending.

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  14. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson will visit Greater Lafayette area on Nov. 15 for banquet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Johnson will be in town to attend the NCAAP's Freedom Fund Banquet on Nov. 15. The Banquet helps the organization fund student scholarships. Johnson was appointed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to restore peace to the town of Ferguson last month following several nights of rioting after Michael Brown was shot by a police officer.

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  15. Re: BREAKING: Ferguson Police Officer Shot, Suspect At LargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | NewsOne

    ... to his arm from broken glass. She said there is no reason to believe the two shootings were related. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon expressed sympathy for the injured officers in a conference call Sunday from Afghanistan with reporters from Missouri. He ...

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  16. Governor Haslam Travels To Afghanistan And GermanyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    ... to defending our freedom is humbling." Other governors on the trip were Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.); Governor Jay Nixon, (R-Mo.); and Governor Brian Sandoval, (R-Nev.) The trip was Governor Haslam's second such visit as governor. He traveled to ...

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  17. US debates APCs after Ferguson killingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... also released prejudicial video footage, a move which was also heavily criticised. Eventually, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered the control for the response to be shifted to the Missouri Highway Patrol and a de-escalation ensued with mainly ...

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  18. Bidder selected for Missouri Senate renovataionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Missourian

    ... testing and other costs are included. It's one of several projects going forward at the Capitol, even though Gov. Jay Nixon has frozen hundreds of millions of dollars of other spending.

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  19. ACLU: Police Used "Five Second Rule" to Arrest Ferguson Protesters at RandomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | River Front Times

    ... the Missouri State High Patrol specifically used the misdemeanor charge as a catch-all tool for enforcing Governor Jay Nixon's state of emergency declaration and accompanying curfew; Belmar also said police wielded the rule as a preventative measure ...

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  20. Ferguson demands high fees to turn over city filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMBC-TV

    ... said in a statement. "The public has a right to these records without interference." A spokesman for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon referred questions about the high fees to Koster's office, which handles freedom-of-information complaints. A spokeswoman ...

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