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Voters will decide on a new Missouri Lottery ticket Aug. 5, with proceeds going to the Missouri Veterans Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund to be used for construction, maintenance and renovation needs of veterans' homes and for other veterans services.
Amendment One, also known as the "Right to Farm" amendment, is one of five possible amendments to the Missouri constitution facing voters during the Aug. 5 primary election.
State Rep. John Wright wants to change an inappropriate culture of entitlement he said is pervading the Missouri state Capitol.
The campaign for a statewide transportation sales tax has been in a spending frenzy in July - and still has more money to burn.
Missouri Department of Transportation engineers said the state Route U Bridge over Flat Creek in Pettis County will reopen to travel Friday morning, pending final inspections on Thursday.
Application backlogs are an issue in Missouri and South Carolina. In Florida, a medical association makes clear its support for expanding the low-income health insurance program, and in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal carves out a limited exception to his opposition to expanding Medicaid.
Later today, President Obama will return to Missouri to discuss jobs and the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City.
The Missouri Department of Revenue released a statement saying the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday.
Missouri is an agricultural state. We depend on farms, both small and big, to supply food to our state and the country.
I applaud Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send the Texas National Guard to augment the U.S. border patrol, which is overwhelmed by a massive influx of illegal aliens crossing our southern border and hamstrung by the lack of support from our national government.
This week's most-read story came in the form of commentary. Mark Selig, assistant sports editor at the Missourian, tells a story of playing pick-up basketball with Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk, who just came from the Southeastern Conference media days.
Opponents of Amendment 7 say this: "Missouri families are already hard pressed to pay their bills during this period of slow economic recovery."
Improvements to the University of Missouri System's STEM facilities - those related to science, technology, engineering and math - topped the list of capital MU requested $104.3 million for its STEM Renovation and Rehabilitation Project, which includes renovations to five campus buildings and would eliminate $57.6 million of deferred maintenance, ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 07:53 am
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