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16 min ago | The Kansas City Star

Evidence against Missouri woman argued as old murder case heads to trial

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Kansas City, MO

4 hrs ago | High Times

How I Got Arrested in Utah by 'Radical' Russ

You may have caught the news that on my way to the 4/20 Cannabis Cup in Denver I was arrested in Utah for marijuana and paraphernalia possession.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

8 hrs ago | KFVS12

9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

12 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Missouri nips Shockers with walk-off win

Wichita State coach Todd Butler rubs his head in the eights inning against Missouri at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday nigh Wichita State starting pitcher Kris Gardner sits in the dugout at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night before facing Missouri.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Missourian

Missouri Senate panel adopts tuition restriction, renews Bright Flight scholarships

A Missouri Senate committee adopted a state budget provision Tuesday to prevent public colleges and universities from offering in-state tuition rates to students living in the country illegally.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Indictment: Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping plot

The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades... The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 ... (more)

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WTVF Nashville

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

A St. Louis man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for more than a decade before he was locked up last year is asking a Missouri judge to set him free.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Missouri mayor resigns after anti-Semitic remarks

Residents in the town of 2,225 crowded into fire station for a special Board of Aldermen meeting to discuss how to address comments made by mayor Dan Clevenger in the wake of the murders.

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SFGate

Rape charges added in Missouri girl's death

A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl is now facing rape and sodomy charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC News

Rape Charges Added in Missouri Girl's Death

A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl is now facing rape and sodomy charges.

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KMBC-TV

Clock ticking, Missouri man aims to halt execution

Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinged Tuesday on an argument that so far has held little sway over the courts.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

SFGate

Clock ticking, Missouri man aims to halt execution

In this Dec. 1, 2013 provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is William Rousan.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Violent Crime, Jay Nixon, US Governors

News Max

Missouri Lawmakers Under Fire for Lobbyist-Funded Travel

Industry and special interest groups spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative, Missouri Government

Trenton Republican-Times

Green Hills NWTF Commitee Members Honored

Submitted Photo Committee members of the Green Hills Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation were recognized for 10 years of service during the organizations' annual banquet Friday evening at the National Guard Armory ina STrenton.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Missourian

Hearings set for cases challenging Ameren rates

Missouri utility regulators plan to hear evidence in June on a pair of cases challenging the electricity rates charged by Ameren Missouri.

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Missourian

Missouri Democrats name new staff leaders

The Missouri Democratic Party announced a pair of new leaders Monday as it heads into a 2014 election with a goal of putting a dent in the large state legislative majorities enjoyed by Republicans.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Mo. death row appeal focuses on execution drugMo. death row appeal...

A federal appeals court has denied a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man scheduled to die later this week, and the case is now heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court

The Kansas City Star

Agent: Missouri has not contacted Gregg Marshall about basketball job

Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a controversial school finance bill that sends millions more to schools, but also ends mandatory due process hearings before experienced teachers can be fired.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers debate Bright Flight changes

Missouri lawmakers have only a few weeks to decide whether to expand a college scholarship for top students in an effort to employ them in the state after graduation.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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