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1 hr ago | Missourian

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges could lead to more wrongful convictions of the falsely accused, a prominent defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

6 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Dan Isom introduced as Missouri's new top cop

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon introduces Dan Isom, the former police chief in St. Louis, as the new leader of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KMIZ

Police department remembers, honors fallen officer killed in drunk driving crash

From the article about the drunk driving crash that ultimately took his life to his badge and oath to become a police officer, Tufts is leaving his mark.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Bob McDonnell

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Kander Issues Investor Alert For Missourians

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has issued an investor alert due to questionable ads regarding investments in variable annuities.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

WLNE-TV Providence

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Bobby Jindal

Kansas City InfoZine

Hazelwood Journalism Teacher Named Missouri Teacher of the Year

Every district in Missouri is eligible to submit an application for a teacher on staff for consideration for Missouri's Teacher of the Year program.

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Related Topix: Hazelwood, MO, Jefferson City, MO, Education Etc., St Louis County, MO

Big News Network.com

Nevada activists protest Missouri police shooting

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada

Missourian

Northeast Missouri plant begins expansion

The Mexico Ledger reported that the 68,000-square-foot addition at Spartan Light Metal Products will more than double the size of the existing plant.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Raw Story

Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting of Michael Brown

More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Ferguson, MO, Prison

Reuters

Waiting for the cold light of day in Missouri and the Middle East

Aside from the strange fact that both the Ferguson Police Department and the barbarians of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are using U.S. armor and weaponry, the shooting death of Michael Brown and the murder of James Foley would seem to have little in common, about as little as the Midwest and the Middle East.

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River Front Times

CNBC: Missouri Is the 3rd Worst State to Live In

The new ranking puts Missouri toward the top of a list of "quality of life laggards" struggling with high crime rates, few local attractions, poor healthcare and the environment.

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Science Daily

Protein's ability to inhibit HIV release discovered

A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, researchers have found.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science

DigitalBURG

Recount requested on Missouri right to farm

Election officials across Missouri will conduct a recount of the narrow passage of a constitutional amendment creating a right to farm, as opponents of the measure seek to reverse the results.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Warrensburg, MO

News 4 Jax

Ron Davis supports Brown family in Missouri

Ron Davis knows what it's like to lose a child to gunfire---his son was shot and killed in 2012.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Officials say fewer deaths on Missouri roads

Traffic deaths on Missouri roads have been on a downward trend for nearly 10 years, and a highway patrol spokesman said the declining numbers are likely due to several factors that include education and road improvements.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

KTVN Reno

Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday.

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Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Weather

WIS-TV Columbia

Mourners urge black Americans to take action

Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .

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The City Wire

Tyson Foods' Missouri problem risks billions in government contracts

Tyson Foods could lose around $500 million in government contracts if found guilty in and ongoing criminal probe by the Environmental Protection Agency over the recent release of toxic chemicals at a plant in Monett, Mo.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Monett, MO

CNN

Michael Brown's father calls for calm

"Please, please take a day of silence so I can, so we can, lay our son to rest. Please.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

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