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Just what's in the VA reform bill, and can lawmakers pass it before recess?

Capitol Hill lawmakers signed off Monday night on a detailed $17 billion compromise to overhaul the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 29, 2014

River Front Times

Gina Loudon Writes 2000-Word Essay About Her Teen Daughter Dating a 57-Year-old Actor

Missouri's top Tea Party, reality show D-list family is in the gossip headlines this week, and they seem to be soaking up the attention in the strangest way possible.


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Steven Bauer, Celebrities, Al Pacino

Lee's Summit Tribune

Congressman Cleaver Welcomes President Obama to Kansas City, Missouri

July 29, 2014 Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will join President Obama at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kansas City, MO, North Kansas City, MO


"Back to School" no sales tax holiday approaches

The Missouri Department of Revenue released a statement saying the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Entertainment


Recent Missouri editorials

Missouri is an agricultural state. We depend on farms, both small and big, to supply food to our state and the country.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Warrensburg, MO

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans

Sales from Missouri Lottery tickets have raised billions of dollars for education programs since proceeds were directed to education-only programs two decades ago.


Related Topix: Lottery, Blue Springs, MO

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages, attics or bathroom cabinets.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Business Journal

Missouri Democratic Party has a new top donor

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has made a $240,000 donation to the Missouri Democratic Party, which makes her the party's new top donor.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Claire McCaskill

Business Journal

Mukilteo man pleads guilty to role in Boeing bribery scheme

The owner of a manufacturing firm has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud in connection with a bribery scheme involving Boeing aircraft parts.


Related Topix: Boeing


Missouri 1st District GOP Candidate: Roger Parshall

Representative Mike Thompson of Maryville is stepping down from his House seat and 4 hopefuls are looking for a chance to make some changes in NW Missouri.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Mike Thompson


Low 80s expected for your Tuesday

These delightful July temperatures will continue. Rain chances will be on the increase for part of the metro on Wednesday.


Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock

Rock M Nation

Mizzou Links, 7-29-14: Fall camp starts in six days!!!1

Mizzou's fall camp begins in six days, there's a battle for the fourth cornerback spot, there are minimal battles on the starting offensive line, and some former Tiger basketball players are still living the dream.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Missouri NCAA

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


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.



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