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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Gov. Nixon orders Missouri National Guard to Ferguson

Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order directing the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson to restore order and to protect the citizens.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Violent Crime

The Nation

Missouri governor orders National Guard to city hit by racial unrest

The governor of the central US state of Missouri early Monday ordered National Guard soldiers to deploy to a St Louis suburb that has seen a week of racial unrest.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Missourian

It's time to go big - it's time to rebuild Missouri

There is a path forward for those gloomy contractors and union workers who saw their dream of a statewide tax to fund new roads collapse on primary election night like a shard of broken concrete falling on a school bus.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Creative Loafing

First Drip (8/15/14): DENR secretly rewrites rules governing streams, ...

The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources secretly rewrote rules protecting streams that the N.C. Environmental Management Commission had written last year.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Baltimore joins Missouri in shooting protest

Baltimore residents have joined hundreds in Missourians in nonviolent demonstrations; according to an August 14 article in CBS News Baltimore.

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Amy Ridenour

The Missouri Legislature Should Override Governor Nixon's E-cigarette Veto

Now that the comment period for the Food and Drug Administration's proposed "deeming regulations" has closed, attention is shifting back to state and local legislative approaches to e-cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Missouri, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

The Economist

The Michael Brown shooting: St Louis blues

MICHAEL BROWN was to start college this week. Instead, his parents are planning his funeral.

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

CE News

Horner & Shifrin develops repair plans for Maritz Overpass

St. Louis - Horner & Shifrin developed plans for repairing the Maritz Overpass on Interstate 44 for the Missouri Department of Transportation .

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Driving under the influence is illegal and officers from around Southeast Missouri will be out over the next few weeks.

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