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14 min ago |

Claims of botched execution will bring more scrutiny of death penalty

Arizona's lengthy execution of convicted killer Joseph Rudolph Wood will likely focus more attention on the nation's next executions, both scheduled for Aug. 6 in Missouri and Texas, death-penalty experts said Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Death Penalty, Arizona, Arizona Government, Violent Crime

4 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Execution date set for Missouri inmate TaylorExecution date set for...

Execution date set for Missouri inmate Taylor The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday set a September execution date for convicted killer Leon Taylor.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Bonne Terre, MO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

UCM theater students visit Boys & Girls Club5:54 pm

Theater students from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg performed an original skit for the Summer Program Club members Tuesday.


Related Topix: University of Central Missouri


Missouri Attorney General supports 'Right to Farm' Amendment

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster spent Thursday touring local farms and urging voters to cast their ballots in favor of Amendment One.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Daily Reporter

Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Missouri, Alternative, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Business Journal

MoDOT to close I-44, I-55 for overnight work

The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to periodically close various lanes and ramps along Interstates 44 and 55 in the city of St. Louis overnight next week to complete resurfacing work, weather permitting.


Related Topix: Missouri Government

Business Journal

Throwback Thursday: Doe Run's 150 years mining in Missouri

This year, the Doe Run Company is celebrating 150 years mining in Missouri. The privately-held company manages the lifecycle of lead production through mining, milling, metal production and recycling operations.


KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Emerald ash borer still spreading through Missouri

Bob Lawrence, a forest entomologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, said while only 11 counties in Missouri have reported the invasive beetle, that does not mean the rest of the state is free of any pest problems.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Pulaski County, MO


A short guide to obtaining residency for out-of-state students

Consider this: the approximate cost of tuition during the entire 2013-14 school year at MU for an in-state, undergraduate student taking 14 credit hours per semester was $9,430; the approximate cost of tuition for an out-of-state, undergraduate student taking the same course load was $22,822.


Related Topix: Boone County, MO


'Missouri Farmers Care' falls short in some major areas

All have combined to form Missouri Farmers Care, a well-oiled advocacy group whose "vision" is that "All Missourians will understand the truth about modern agriculture, food production and farm life and their connection to Missouri's food security ...


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Deseret News

The best and worst states for working parents

The United States falls behind other countries in terms of federal protection and support for working parents.



Missouri's 4th Congressional District primaries see some new faces

Republican John Webb will challenge U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler with a more conservative platform for the GOP nomination in the 4th Congressional District primary election.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Vicky Hartzler, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Boone County, MO, Cass County, MO, Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri


Red Cross running low on blood, asking for donations

The agency just reported their collections are down eight percent over the last 11 weeks.


Related Topix: Audrain County, MO, University of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO, Lincoln County, MO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ex-Missouri sheriff indicted in property theftsEx-Missouri sheriff...

A southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that he stole property recovered in criminal cases and sold a stolen firearm.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Springfield, MO, Elsberry, MO, Moscow Mills, MO, St Clair County, MO

Humane Society of Missouri rescues 40 Chihuahuas in Carter County

A telephone call from the Carter County Sheriff's Department prompted a Monday afternoon investigation by the Humane Society of Missouri , at a Carter County property.


Related Topix: Cape Girardeau, MO


Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

Kansas City InfoZine

Stone Hill Winery Awarded 2014 Missouri Governor's Cup

This prestigious wine also took home the top honors of C.V. Riley Award for Best Norton and the designation of Best of Class Dry Red wine.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Hermann, MO, New Florence, MO

River Front Times

Steve McQueen's Missouri Years, an Illustrated History

Long before actor Steve McQueen famously hopped behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang in Bullitt or broke out of a POW camp in The Great Escape , the actor -- once dubbed the "King of Cool" -- was a rejected child, living on a hog farm in central Missouri.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Bullitt, Celebrities, Steve McQueen


Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

Judge Wesley Dalton handed down the sentence Tuesday to 23-year-old James William Lewis of Warrenton.


Tue Jul 22, 2014


Judge Uses Pizza to Defend Recent Pro-Obamacare Ruling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidated a major provision of Obamacare, ruling 2-1 that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states are not eligible for tax subsidies.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, Opinion


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