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54 min ago | The Heartland Institute

Missouri Governor Signs Bill to Repeal, Replace Common Core

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that would replace national Common Core education mandates with Missouri's own set of educational criteria.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Education Etc., Indiana, Indiana Government

1 hr ago | SFGate

Missouri man gets life in prison for murder

A central Missouri judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for the 2013 shooting death of a 17-year-old.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Is legal pot causing a surge in homelessness in Denver? Who knows

The Denver Post has a story this weekend claiming that marijuana is contributing to the city's homeless problem.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Neosho Fire Protection District Gets $2400 Grant

The Neosho Area Fire Protection District has received a $2400 grant. Neosho Fire Chief Mike Eads tells News Talk KZRG they'll use the grant to buy new equipment.


Related Topix: Fire


Presbyterian Church named in abuse lawsuit

A minister is taking his own denomination to task, claiming in a lawsuit that the Presbyterian Church was partly responsible for sexual abuse he suffered as a teenager.


Related Topix: Fulton, MO, Sedalia, MO, Montgomery County, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Convicted Killer Compares Gov. Nixon, Missouri to Hitler

Worthington, like other convicted men, their attorneys, and death penalty critics, say Missouri's execution protocol is wrong for keeping secret details about procedures and drugs used, and for using compounding pharmacies that they claim could produce ...


Related Topix: Death Penalty

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Nixon: Unaccompanied minors do not tax Mo. resources

Governor Pat Quinn drew criticism when he said Illinois should help in "whatever way necessary" to assist the unaccompanied children caught at the US border.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Jay Nixon, Kids, Family

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Former healthcare provider gets 51 months for fraudFormer healthcare...

A former healthcare provider has been sentenced to 51 months in prison for multiple healthcare and bank fraud charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's office for Eastern District of Former healthcare provider gets 51 months for fraud ST.



Manhunt Monday: Mid-Missouri's most wanted July 28

Every Monday, ABC 17 News partners with Shelby's Watch to highlight some of Mid-Missouri's most wanted.


Visit an August Art Display at Ozarks libraries

Five Springfield-Ozarks area libraries have art displays on exhibit during the month of August 2014 that speak to our mutual Ozarks Heritage interests.


Related Topix: Libraries, Photography, Arts

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Missouri considers electronic privacy amendment

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.



Missouri congressional hopefuls run on low budgets

Together, Missouri's eight Congress members were sitting on nearly $5 million in campaign cash heading into the final few weeks before the Aug. 5 primary elections.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Billy Long, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Emanuel Cleaver, Democrat, Missouri, Alternative

Trenton Republican-Times

Battle Of The Bands Held At Fairgrounds

T Photo/Diane Lowrey The 2014 North Central Missouri Fair officially kicked off its activities on Saturday night with a "Battle of the Bands" concert at the grandstand area of the fairgrounds.


Business Journal

Soulard business owner calls Bitcoin 'wave of the future': TechFlash 7 things

The Minnesota Vikings are using Google Glass during the team's training camp. The St. Louis Rams used the technology last season.


Ag Professional

Evaluate wheat seed quality prior to planting

Fusarium head blight or scab infection may result in shriveled and shrunken kernels, lightweight bleached or tombstone kernels or kernels that have a pinkish cast or discoloration.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Kansas City Streetcar Toy Train...

Funding for the upcoming Kansas City Toy Train Streetcar was the subject of a great deal of fighting this weekend during ongoing community meetings in local neighborhoods.



the Week's Most-Read Stories: Commentary on Maty Mauk's steady leadership style

This week's most-read story came in the form of commentary. Mark Selig, assistant sports editor at the Missourian, tells a story of playing pick-up basketball with Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk, who just came from the Southeastern Conference media days.


Related Topix: Missouri Government

Sun Jul 27, 2014

National Journal

EPA Chief Won't Ditch the Waters Rule, But She Is Digging for Answers

Is it worth the effort for an Environmental Protection Agency administrator in a Democratic administration to meet with her farm, ranch, and Republican critics? Or should she stay safely among her environmental and conservation supporters in Washington and the coastal cities and just push ahead? EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, who is under fire in ... (more)


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Agriculture, Science


Korean War Veterans Honored Today in Missouri

A Missouri state statue passed in 1989 designates July 27 of each year as a day for Missourians to honor and remember those who served in America's armed forces during the Korean War.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Saint Louis Front Page

National Park Tourism Puts $287 Million into Missouri Economy, Creates 4,758 Jobs

National Park Tourism Puts $287 Million into Missouri Economy ST. LOUIS, MO, , July 20, 2014 - A new National Park Service report shows that the 3.9 million visitors to Missouri's national parks in 2013 spent $287 million and supported 4,758 jobs in the state.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site, George Washington Carver National Monument, Battlefield, MO


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