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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: The Who, Pop/Rock

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

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Missouri Attorney General announces policing workshop

Missouri's top prosecutor has announced a workshop aimed at boosting the number of minority law enforcement officers after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer drew attention to the issue.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Joplin

Missouri riots prompt examination of police militarization

Marion County Sheriff and Alachua County Sherriff SWAT team member come back with the ROOK after getting Louie Malone McGowin, 56, to surrender in the home of his former girlfriend in the Dove Hill subdivision in Ocala, Florida Thursday June 19, 2014.

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The Bennington Banner

10 Things to Know for Monday

The father of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Missouri, sends out a plea for peace as he lays his son to rest.

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Missourian

13th Mid-Missouri PrideFest brings LGBTQ community together

Drag queen Sheerah Pleazure and Lane Wayne make their way from the intersection of Fourth and Cherry streets to Deja Vu during the Mid-Missouri PrideFest on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Gay/Lesbian

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