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5 hrs ago | KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Saturday, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

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9 hrs ago | World Magazine

Tinder for the explosion in Ferguson

Just three months before his shooting death made him an icon of racial disunity in America, Michael Brown walked the halls of the worst performing high schoolin Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Explosion, Normandy, MO, Education Etc.

12 hrs ago | WCTI

More fallout from Missouri police actions

One St. Louis-area police officer resigned and another retired in the continued fallout from questionable police actions in the days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Ann, MO, St Louis County, MO

16 hrs ago | Missourian

Missouri must stop subsidies to illegal day cares

One toxic result of Missouri's notoriously lax system for monitoring day cares and its failure to value children and families is that the state is continuing to pay child care subsidies to illegal day care operators.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors

20 hrs ago | News Max

Buyer's Remorse on Common Core for Policymakers?

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading , but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

23 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Fitch Rates Missouri Joint Muni Electric Util's Iatan 2 Revs 'A'; Outlook Stable

In addition, Fitch has affirmed the 'A' rating on the following MJMEUC power project revenue bonds , with par amounts shown before the series 2014A refunding: -- series 2009A.

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Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

Missouri Air Guard base to offer 6-month weapons tactics course

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nick Kahler, a flight navigator assigned to the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, Missouri Air National Guard, walks off a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Cherbourg, France, on June 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, France, World News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Missouri Veto Session to be held September 10th

That session will be held on September 10th in Jefferson City. A Veto Session allows General Assembly members to consider overriding vetoes of the Governor.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia 200 on par statewide

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its 2014 Annual Performance Reports this week, and while the Sedalia School District 200 received fewer points than in 2013, district officials said the slight drop was expected.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

KFVS12

Deputy resigns over pepper spray incident

The Washington Missourian reports that the deputy met with Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke Wednesday afternoon and submitted his resignation.

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Hispanic Business

Missouri Public Employees Now Safe from Pension Advances

Retired public employees who are drawn into these misleading agreements can now take legal action against the businesses offering them.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Missouri Government

KWQC-TV Davenport

Missouri couple pleads guilty to Illinois robbery

A U.S. attorney says 43-year-old Darren Everett and 28-year-old Mackenzie Leonard entered the plea Thursday in federal court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KMBC-TV

Audio caught at time of Brown shooting

A company whose video chat service allegedly captured audio of Michael Brown's shooting said Thursday the recording was created at about the time the Missouri teenager was killed this month.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Joplin

126 dogs, cats rescued by Humane Society of Missouri

The Human Society of Missouri rescued 126 dogs and cats from the Humane Society in Lebanon.

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Greenwich Citizen

Missouri unveils effort to aid Ferguson businesses

Missouri and St. Louis-area economic development groups and lenders are committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by the unrest in Ferguson that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, St. Louis, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Winnipeg Free Press

Hillary Clinton: Frayed bonds of trust led to Missouri teen's shooting death, violent protests

Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Trenton Republican-Times

Sunnyview Employee of the Month

Rebecca Bridges, right, has been named the Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments Employee of the Month for August.

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Business Journal

McCaskill wants to require officers to wear body-mounted cameras

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is listening to feedback from Ferguson and says she supports requiring police officers to wear body-mounted cameras, KMBC reports.

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

Missourian

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges could lead to more wrongful convictions of the falsely accused, a prominent defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

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