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36 min ago | KMIZ

Missouri deputy shoots, kills dog

The Washington Missourian reports that Franklin County deputies went to a home on Monday to serve a search warrant.

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3 hrs ago | Joplin

Reports: Missouri's Frank Haith agrees to take the Tulsa job

Frank Haith has agreed in principle to a deal to leave Missouri to become the next head coach at Tulsa, according to multiple reports on Thursday afternoon.

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7 hrs ago | Don't Mess With Taxes

Missouri's Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs April 19-25

Missouri knows how to celebrate Earth Day, April 22. It's smack-dab in the middle of the state's annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Lawyers hired to defend Boone County in Ferguson case

Ryan Ferguson, who was convicted in 2005 of killing Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt before his conviction was vacated last year, filed an amended federal civil rights lawsuit earlier this month against Boone County, former prosecuting attorney Kevin Crane and investigators Ben White and William Haws.

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Joplin

Small-Town Missouri Mayor Supports Kansas Shooting Suspect

The 73-year-old white supremacist from the nearby southwest Missouri town of Aurora is accused of shooting three people to death outside a suburban Kansas City Jewish community center and retirement home.

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KSGF-AM Springfield

10 Should there be more taxes for transportation in Missouri

Hour 2- Guest: Joseph Miller- Show Me Institute What is being proposed in Missouri when it comes to transportation and MoDot? If we have to be taxed, what the best way to tax Missourians when it comes to transportation? How much is MoDot spending on transportation right now? What would have to happen to allow toll roads in Missouri? Length 14:46

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WHDH

Man saves three kids from fire in Missouri

A fire in Missouri left little behind and caused more than $150,000 in damage, but thanks to a neighbor's quick thinking, three children were rescued from the flames.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Astronomy, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Animals rescued from Potosi homeAnimals rescued from Potosi homeore...

The Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued 18 dogs and puppies and three cats and brought them to the Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Spanking may soon be banned in Missouri schools

Missouri is one of 19 states allowing corporal punishment in schools, though that practice may soon be banned, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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The Kansas City Star

Missouri legislature passes $620 million tax cut

After much anticipation, work will start next month on the extensive Johnson County Gateway Project, a complete overhaul of the Kansas 10, Interstate 35 and I-435 interchange that will last until the end of 2016.

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Related Topix: Tax, St. Louis, MO, US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Puppy rescued from storm drain doing well

Ten St. Louis firefighters, an MSD crew, and the Humane Society of Missouri tried to come up with a way to get a puppy safely out of a storm drain.

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KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers approve tax cut package

Setting up a likely veto showdown, the Republican-led Missouri Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to an income tax cut for millions of individuals and thousands of business owners that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon warned could imperil funding for public schools and services.

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Related Topix: Tax, Missouri Government, US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

ICE arrests 24 in Missouri, IllinoisICE arrests 24 in Missouri,...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 24 men in Missouri and Illinois for what ICE officials call "egregious" immigration violations, including illegal immigrants who committed crimes in the U.S. and repeat immigration offenders.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Daily Kos

Missouri mayor agrees with some of the views of racist shooter

Frazier Glenn Cross has officially been charged with murder in Kansas and awaits federal charges after a hate-filled shooting spree at Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas, over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Marionville, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

KMIZ

Ex-SW Missouri teacher charged with statutory rape

Taney County authorities say 27-year-old Caleb Moon, of Ozark, had sex with the student in his classroom at Forsyth High School, the school bathroom and his truck.

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Sunherald.com

Doctor inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

Andrew Taylor Still founded the American School of Osteopathy, now called A.T. Still University, in Kirksville in 1892.

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Related Topix: Osteopathy, Medicine

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Supplement, Ginkgo biloba, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KMIZ

SW Missouri woman charged in husband's death

Cherlynn Davidson of Clever was also charged Monday with second-degree domestic assault and two counts of armed criminal action in the death of her 56-year-old husband, Garrett Dean Davidson.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Kansas City InfoZine

30 Missouri Students Selected for Summer Agriculture Careers Academy

This year, the students selected have the opportunity to learn about a variety of careers in agriculture in central and northwestern Missouri.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., University of Missouri, Missouri State University, Northwest Missouri State University

The Macon Telegraph

House OKs notification for ending fluoridation

The Missouri House gave first-round approval Tuesday to the legislation. It would require notification at least 90 days before a vote to permanently cease fluoridation.

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