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Transportation Tax Campaign Spent More than $2 Million -- Just In July

The campaign for a statewide transportation sales tax has been in a spending frenzy in July - and still has more money to burn.


Related Topix: Missouri Government

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

WWII veterans remember their service during national tour's stop on Hilton Head

Auston O'Neill, his wife Bonnie with their dog Barker are touring the states in a motor home as part of the "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" tour to raise public awareness about next year's 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army

9 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

Debunking the myth: Dog Days of Summer3:18 pm

Sores and boils brought on from swimming in lakes and rivers, canines going mad, and fish refusing to bite are just a few of the many myths associated with the "Dog Days" of summer, but is there any real truth behind the stories of these strange occurrences? Local experts say "likely no," but add there are some elements of fact to many popular ... (more)


10 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Sexual assault: Senators introduce bill to hold campuses more accountable

Anna a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan joins Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. , during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, to discuss 'Campus Accountability and Safety Act' that is before the Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

10 hrs ago | Joplin

Gulfport standout picks Missouri

And that's all the time the Gulfport receiver needed to decide to turn down offers from Cincinnati, Alcorn State and Memphis.


11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Former SEMO health network CEO sentenced for conspiracy

Cheryl Ann White, former CEO of Southeast Missouri Health Network Inc., was sentenced to 33 months in prison on a conspiracy charge.


Related Topix: New Madrid, MO, Bernie, MO, Senath, MO, Sikeston, MO

12 hrs ago | Trenton Republican-Times

Trenton - SSoftball Practice

Practice for Trenton High School softball will begin on Monday, Aug. 4. Practice will run from 8 to 10:15 a.m. at the Ebbe Sports Complex.


16 hrs ago | The L Magazine

Boyhood: Rich Hill

This year has proven that there still remains room for the coming-of-age film to grow.


21 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Just what's in the VA reform bill, and can lawmakers pass it before recess?

Capitol Hill lawmakers signed off Monday night on a detailed $17 billion compromise to overhaul the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 29, 2014

River Front Times

Gina Loudon Writes 2000-Word Essay About Her Teen Daughter Dating a 57-Year-old Actor

Missouri's top Tea Party, reality show D-list family is in the gossip headlines this week, and they seem to be soaking up the attention in the strangest way possible.


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Steven Bauer, Celebrities, Al Pacino

Lee's Summit Tribune

Congressman Cleaver Welcomes President Obama to Kansas City, Missouri

July 29, 2014 Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will join President Obama at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kansas City, MO, North Kansas City, MO


"Back to School" no sales tax holiday approaches

The Missouri Department of Revenue released a statement saying the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Entertainment


Recent Missouri editorials

Missouri is an agricultural state. We depend on farms, both small and big, to supply food to our state and the country.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Warrensburg, MO

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans

Sales from Missouri Lottery tickets have raised billions of dollars for education programs since proceeds were directed to education-only programs two decades ago.


Related Topix: Lottery, Blue Springs, MO

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages, attics or bathroom cabinets.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Business Journal

Missouri Democratic Party has a new top donor

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has made a $240,000 donation to the Missouri Democratic Party, which makes her the party's new top donor.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Claire McCaskill

Business Journal

Mukilteo man pleads guilty to role in Boeing bribery scheme

The owner of a manufacturing firm has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud in connection with a bribery scheme involving Boeing aircraft parts.


Related Topix: Boeing


Missouri 1st District GOP Candidate: Roger Parshall

Representative Mike Thompson of Maryville is stepping down from his House seat and 4 hopefuls are looking for a chance to make some changes in NW Missouri.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Mike Thompson


Low 80s expected for your Tuesday

These delightful July temperatures will continue. Rain chances will be on the increase for part of the metro on Wednesday.


Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock

Rock M Nation

Mizzou Links, 7-29-14: Fall camp starts in six days!!!1

Mizzou's fall camp begins in six days, there's a battle for the fourth cornerback spot, there are minimal battles on the starting offensive line, and some former Tiger basketball players are still living the dream.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Missouri NCAA


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