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2 hrs ago | Joplin

More Safe Rooms Being Installed in MIssouri Schools

According to the State Emergency Management Agency , more Missouri schools are taking steps to keep children safe during a disaster.

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6 hrs ago | JD Supra

Missouri DOR Burden of Proof and Notice Requirements Remain Uncertain After Veto

The Missouri General Assembly passed several tax-related bills at the end of the legislative session in mid-May that would have altered the Department of Revenue's burden of proof and changed its notice requirements.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors

10 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Major Brands buying distributor Missouri Beverage [St. Louis Post-Dispatch :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--Beer, wine and liquor distributor Major Brands, as it rebuilds its business following the departure of some of its largest suppliers, is acquiring Missouri Beverage Co.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Cape Girardeau, MO

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KMIZ

Drug cartels active in mid-Missouri

From Kansas City to Columbia to St. Louis, the drug cartel is actively smuggling drugs into 16 counties in the state of Missouri.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KOMU-TV Columbia

Freight broker to open office in St. Louis

A national freight brokerage firm plans to open a new office in St. Louis that could employ 95 people within the next five years.

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WHDH

Prankster leaves pink flamingos around Missouri neighborhood

It's a pink mystery on a quiet street in Missouri; someone is creeping around at night, planting plastic pink flamingos in people's yards.

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Common Dreams

Missouri to Vote on Adding Phone, Email Privacy to State Constitution

Missouri voters in August will decide whether to add an electronic privacy provision to the state constitution, giving telecommunications the same protections that currently prevent police officers from searching through people's paper documents, mailboxes, homes, and possessions without a warrant.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, ACLU, US News, US Supreme Court, Liberal Political News

Trenton Republican-Times

NCM Fair Is Topic Of Rotary Program

Representatives of the North Central Missouri Fair presented the program at Thursday's meeting of the Trenton Rotary Club.

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Business Journal

Major Brands to buy Missouri Beverage Co.

Liquor wholesaler Major Brands Inc. has agreed to acquire Missouri Beverage Co., a St. Louis-based distributor of wine, spirits and beer that had 2013 revenue of about $20 million.

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Philly.com

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.

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: University of Central Missouri

Home

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Pulaski County, MO

Missourian

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.

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Related Topix: Boone County, MO

Joplin

'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 ...

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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.

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