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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

In Missouri... 'Show Me' Something To Believe In

The state at the center of recent controversy regarding race and the militarization of the nation's police departments has political shortcomings that extend far beyond those issues.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Death Penalty, US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Joplin

Interstate 44 resurfacing project begins Monday

Drivers can expect nighttime lane closures and some traffic delays on Interstate 44 in Newton County for a resurfacing project that begins Monday, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

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Sedalia News Journal

High traffic volumes expected for Labor Day weekend, MoDOT says

Missourians are preparing to celebrate the last holiday of summer, Labor Day. Typically, this weekend sees heavy volumes on Missouri's roads as many people will be taking one last summer trip.

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The Washington Post

Read in: Uneasy Calm Edition

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson beginning Friday as tensions cooled.

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Missourian

Commercial dog breeding in Missouri: Part 1 - What a difference a law makes

More than three years after Missouri passed a law to crack down on the state's worst puppy mills, officials have seen a threefold increase in prosecutions.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Scanews.com

Filing Seeks To Expedite Execution Information Suit

A motion for judgment has been filed in a lawsuit accusing the state of violating Sunshine Laws for refusing to provide information related to Missouri executions.

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KTEN-TV Denison

2 US House members to campaign for Douglas

Two Republican members of U.S. House of Representatives are coming to Oklahoma City to support Patrice Douglas in her GOP runoff race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ann Wagner, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Missouri

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

State leaders strangely silent on events in Ferguson

The silence I'm referring to is from our so-called state leaders in Tallahassee.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Florida, Florida Government

Kansas City InfoZine

Missourians Warned of Scam Calls from 202 Area Code

Consumer complaints indicate scammers leave threatening voicemail messages urging the consumer to call back or face severe consequences.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Commission denies complaint on Ameren's ratesCommission denies...

The Missouri Public Service Commission denied Noranda Aluminum Inc.'s request for a lower electricity rate from Ameren Missouri.

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KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Mayor's energy awards help meet EPA standards

Dignitaries cut a carbon ribbon to kick off the project. Applicants have until the end of the year to apply for the awards for their use of green energy.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Missouri

Osky News

Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) & Ann Wagner (R-MO) Campaign for Dr. Miller-Meeks

Today, Dr. Miller-Meeks is proud to announce that Representatives Diane Black, R-Tennessee & Ann Wagner, R-Missouri will be joining her on the campaign trail this Wednesday and Thursday for stops across Iowa's Second Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ann Wagner, Missouri, Iowa, Iowa Government

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

SB lane of Highway 141 closing for 2 months

Beginning Wednesday, one southbound lane of Highway 141 will close for two months to work on expanding the road, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northeast News

Changes coming to intersection of Benton and Independence

At last week's Neighborhoods, Housing and Healthy Communities meeting, Scott Overbay, project manager for the Parks and Recreation Department, gave a short update on where the project stands.

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KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Food Banks See Increase In Clients

As Lake area food pantries continue to face mounting challenges, a new study shows just how significant the issue is, not only at the local level but across the State.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

23 Ministers Charged For Disruption

Authorities charged the clergy members with obstructing Government operations and first degree trespassing.

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New York Magazine

Obama Treads Lightly, Again, on Ferguson: 'Listen and Heal,' Don't 'Holler and Shout'

Back early from vacation on Martha's Vineyard, President Obama delivered a statement this afternoon on the situation in Ferguson, reiterating his careful balancing act from last week.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Sports

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Nixon hopes derailed by Ferguson

Though he was a long-shot for the presidential nomination in 2016, the governor was seen as a potential Democratic vice presidential contender, because of his red-state roots and ability to appeal to populist and conservative Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, New York University, Sarah Palin

GantDaily.com

Missouri Lags Behind In Insurance Pricing Transparency

St. Louis, MO, United States - Health insurance carriers all across the country are disclosing what they plan to charge customers for coverage in 2015 almost everywhere, that is, except Missouri.

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WKOW-TV

Credit: Charlie Redel/AP Photo

The announcement came overnight Monday to help restore order to the St. Louis suburb after a week of sometimes-violent protests over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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