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

1 hr ago | KMBC-TV

Missouri Republicans outline new gun proposal

Missouri Republicans are considering a new approach to prevent federal agents from enforcing laws the state considers to be infringements on gun rights -- barring them from future careers in state law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Guns, Jay Nixon, US Governors

4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Can KKK change their image?

The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments from the Civil War through the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.

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Related Topix: Autos

6 hrs ago | Rock M Nation

2014 Missouri spring football: Black & Gold Game live thread

Consider this your Saturday live thread as well. Baseball and Softball both play at 2pm if you're looking for something to do after the scrimmage.

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

10 hrs ago | River Front Times

The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: April 18 to 20

Happy Easter, Gut Checkers! We are already planning the food-coma-inducing brunch we're going to have on Sunday, but there are plenty of other things to keep you occupied until then.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Beer, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Missouri Charges Asphalt Contractor with Scamming Consumers

According to the complaint, Rickey made numerous misrepresentations to convince two senior citizens to hire him to lay asphalt on their driveways and then demanded payment far in excess of what the work was worth.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lexington Herald-Leader

Feds don’t require median barriers shown to curb traffic deaths

While interstates are statistically the country’s safest roadways, they’re also vulnerable to one of the deadliest kinds of crashes, where one vehicle crosses the median at a high speed and strikes another traveling the opposite direction.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Missouri Government, Kentucky

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison

Ohio.com

Missouri man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

ST. LOUIS: A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Southeast Correctional Center, State Prisons, Charleston, MO

NewsOn6 Tulsa

NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Scott Walker, US Governors

KMIZ

Missouri deputy shoots, kills dog

The Washington Missourian reports that Franklin County deputies went to a home on Monday to serve a search warrant.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Joplin

Reports: Missouri's Frank Haith agrees to take the Tulsa job

Frank Haith has agreed in principle to a deal to leave Missouri to become the next head coach at Tulsa, according to multiple reports on Thursday afternoon.

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Don't Mess With Taxes

Missouri's Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs April 19-25

Missouri knows how to celebrate Earth Day, April 22. It's smack-dab in the middle of the state's annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Lawyers hired to defend Boone County in Ferguson case

Ryan Ferguson, who was convicted in 2005 of killing Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt before his conviction was vacated last year, filed an amended federal civil rights lawsuit earlier this month against Boone County, former prosecuting attorney Kevin Crane and investigators Ben White and William Haws.

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Joplin

Small-Town Missouri Mayor Supports Kansas Shooting Suspect

The 73-year-old white supremacist from the nearby southwest Missouri town of Aurora is accused of shooting three people to death outside a suburban Kansas City Jewish community center and retirement home.

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KSGF-AM Springfield

10 Should there be more taxes for transportation in Missouri

Hour 2- Guest: Joseph Miller- Show Me Institute What is being proposed in Missouri when it comes to transportation and MoDot? If we have to be taxed, what the best way to tax Missourians when it comes to transportation? How much is MoDot spending on transportation right now? What would have to happen to allow toll roads in Missouri? Length 14:46

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Related Topix: Missouri Government

WHDH

Man saves three kids from fire in Missouri

A fire in Missouri left little behind and caused more than $150,000 in damage, but thanks to a neighbor's quick thinking, three children were rescued from the flames.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Astronomy, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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The Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued 18 dogs and puppies and three cats and brought them to the Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Spanking may soon be banned in Missouri schools

Missouri is one of 19 states allowing corporal punishment in schools, though that practice may soon be banned, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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The Kansas City Star

Missouri legislature passes $620 million tax cut

After much anticipation, work will start next month on the extensive Johnson County Gateway Project, a complete overhaul of the Kansas 10, Interstate 35 and I-435 interchange that will last until the end of 2016.

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Related Topix: Tax, St. Louis, MO, US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Puppy rescued from storm drain doing well

Ten St. Louis firefighters, an MSD crew, and the Humane Society of Missouri tried to come up with a way to get a puppy safely out of a storm drain.

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