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48 min ago | 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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Missourian

Missouri's 4th Congressional District primaries see some new faces

Republican John Webb will challenge U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler with a more conservative platform for the GOP nomination in the 4th Congressional District primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Vicky Hartzler, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Boone County, MO, Cass County, MO, Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri

KMIZ

Red Cross running low on blood, asking for donations

The agency just reported their collections are down eight percent over the last 11 weeks.

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Related Topix: Audrain County, MO, University of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO, Lincoln County, MO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ex-Missouri sheriff indicted in property theftsEx-Missouri sheriff...

A southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that he stole property recovered in criminal cases and sold a stolen firearm.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Springfield, MO, Elsberry, MO, Moscow Mills, MO, St Clair County, MO

Examiner.com

Humane Society of Missouri rescues 40 Chihuahuas in Carter County

A telephone call from the Carter County Sheriff's Department prompted a Monday afternoon investigation by the Humane Society of Missouri , at a Carter County property.

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Related Topix: Cape Girardeau, MO

KMIZ

Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

Kansas City InfoZine

Stone Hill Winery Awarded 2014 Missouri Governor's Cup

This prestigious wine also took home the top honors of C.V. Riley Award for Best Norton and the designation of Best of Class Dry Red wine.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Hermann, MO, New Florence, MO

River Front Times

Steve McQueen's Missouri Years, an Illustrated History

Long before actor Steve McQueen famously hopped behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang in Bullitt or broke out of a POW camp in The Great Escape , the actor -- once dubbed the "King of Cool" -- was a rejected child, living on a hog farm in central Missouri.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Bullitt, Celebrities, Steve McQueen

SFGate

Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

Judge Wesley Dalton handed down the sentence Tuesday to 23-year-old James William Lewis of Warrenton.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Townhall

Judge Uses Pizza to Defend Recent Pro-Obamacare Ruling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidated a major provision of Obamacare, ruling 2-1 that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states are not eligible for tax subsidies.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, Opinion

KMIZ

Some Missouri cities banning e-cig sales to minors

As suburban St. Louis communities are banning under 18 sales, ABC 17 asked if the Capital City and Columbia should be thinking about their own bans.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Missouri Gov Candidate Sounds Off on Amendment 7

Missouri Gubernatorial Candidate Catherine Hanaway appeared on the KZRG Morning News Watch Tuesday morning, and sounded off on several ballot measures that Missouri voters will be deciding on August 5th.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Washington Times

Recent Missouri editorials

Missouri continues to be the only state in the United States that won't allow a prescription drug database to be established.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, US News, Opinion

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Finances improve for struggling Normandy school district

State officials say a struggling St. Louis County school district should be able to make it financially.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Missourian

Empathetic approach yields results for Missouri's at-risk youths

Kaitlyn Bullard hopes to become a public defender so she can represent clients she believes do not have easy access to the justice system.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Columbia, MO, Poplar Bluff, MO

River Front Times

Why Same-Sex Marriage Will Probably Be Legal in Missouri By Next Year

Courts across the country are striking down bans against same-sex marriage so quickly that it's become a running gag in the Midtown offices of PROMO, a leading LBGT advocacy group in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU

Examiner.com

Missourians will vote on whether right to keep and bear arms is 'unalieanable'

Two weeks from today, Missourians will vote on Proposed Constitutional Amendment 5, which declares the right to keep and bear arms "unalienable."

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Related Topix: Cole County, MO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Joplin

KC school district asks Missouri for temporary provisional accreditation

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro has said that she would recommend the Kansas City district for provisional status if it were to repeat last year's performance, but such a recommendation probably would not be presented to the state board ...

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Missourian

Partisan power struggle isn't serving Missouri residents

That may be a tall order, particularly since Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon set a personal record by vetoing 33 bills approved by the Republican-dominated legislature this session.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

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