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3 hrs ago | Missourian

Missouri hitches future road work to proposed statewide sales tax

Scrivner, the general manager for Babbo's Spaghetteria on Grindstone Parkway, remembers when the area was forested before the four-lane thoroughfare was built in 2003 and turned the corridor into a commercial and residential hub.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Scrivner, MO, Boone County, MO, Columbia, MO, Airport Drive, MO, Jefferson City, MO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Joplin

'Missouri Farmers Care' falls short in some major areas

All have combined to form Missouri Farmers Care, a well-oiled advocacy group whose "vision" is that "All Missourians will understand the truth about modern agriculture, food production and farm life and their connection to Missouri's food security ...

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Silicon Alley Insider

There's An Ambitious Campaign To Free A Guy Who Could Die In Prison For Dealing Weed

A new Indiegogo campaign is trying to raise money for a "media blitz" urging Missouri's governor to release the state's only inmate serving life without parole for nonviolent marijuana offenses, the Riverfront Times reports .

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Related Topix: Prison, Missouri, Drugs, Marijuana, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Pavement being laid as Hwy. 364 project enters final stretch

Graded dirt began to give way to pavement earlier this month as construction continued on the third and final phase of Hwy.

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Business Journal

UMKC enterprise center nabs funds for KC entrepreneurs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Free Enterprise Center snagged private funds to bolster technology for students and entrepreneurs.

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Related Topix: Missouri, University of Missouri Kansas City, Small Business, Personal Finance

Missourian

David Rosman: For the most part, don't mess with state constitution

Almost two weeks. That is how much time you have until the Aug. 5 primary election, and if you think this one is not important, well, let's take a look.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Vicky Hartzler, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Missouri

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Lines for Busch Stadium spill onto interstate ramp

Cardinals fans waited outside of Busch Stadium in a line that spilled into Highway 40, concerning some viewers.

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Washington Times

Recent Missouri editorials

Missouri continues to be the only state in the United States that won't allow a prescription drug database to be established.

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KIXQ-FM Joplin

Missouri Gov Candidate Sounds Off on Amendment 7

Missouri Gubernatorial Candidate Catherine Hanaway appeared on the KZRG Morning News Watch Tuesday morning, and sounded off on several ballot measures that Missouri voters will be deciding on August 5th.

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KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

The Governor vetoed HB 1132 Did the decision hurt the poor?

Charity groups that serve underprivileged families and women in crisis pregnancies are calling on the General Assembly to override the veto by Governor Jay Nixon of House Bill 1132.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

Ag Professional

EPA in hot water over proposed CWA rule

Despite a recent public relations campaign through Missouri farm country to attempt to calm the waters about the proposed changes to the definition of "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act, EPA continues to take heat from farmers and ranchers, and lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Missouri, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Minus proper archives, news outlets risk losing years of backstories forever

Print stories can be lost, but digital stories last forever, captured for eternity in some nebulous internet ether or on a hard drive in a desk drawer.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Missouri

Tony's Kansas City

First on TKC: Community Push Back Against Kansas City Tax and Spend Dead Tree Media Journalism

Because or Kansas City blog community is NOW THE LEADER IN LOCAL FREE SPEECH AND OP/ED OPINION for both the for both the cowtown intelligentsia AND the broke-ass plebs .

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

MoDOT schedules Olive sidewalk, street improvementsMoDOT schedules...

Sidewalk and street improvements on Olive Boulevard between Interstate 170 and Lindbergh are set to begin next week, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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News Tribune

Justice Matters: Judges must not express personal opinions

It is almost primary election time. Voters soon will face decisions about issues and candidates.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Missourian

Show Me the Records: Track activity of Missouri charities, donations online

Most government records are open to the public at no charge. These records give citizens the opportunity to find out what's going on, how their elected officials are spending tax dollars, how the various departments within a governmental entity work and other valuable information needed to make strong decisions for the future.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Missourian

the Week in Photos: Jump rope tricks, Como Connect Information Bus

COLUMBIA This week, Missourian photographers captured images of roaming pigs, jump rope tricks, an information bus and a caring mechanic.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

I-25 overpass, at Missouri Avenue, will be replaced

That will be the case for thousands of Las Cruces motorists who regularly drive on or under the Interstate 25 overpass at Missouri Avenue.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Las Cruces, NM, Mesilla, NM

Saint Louis Front Page

Governor Jay Nixon Reauthorizes Missouri Rx Program

Return of Polar Vortex to Trigger Midwest Storms, Chill ST. LOUIS, MO, , July 13, 2014 - While the effect of the July sun and warm landscape will cancel some of the cool air, it will become surprisingly cool in the Midwest during what is typically the hottest time of the year.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Joplin

Questions about Missouri right to farm legislation

All have combined to form Missouri Farmers Care, a well-oiled advocacy group whose "vision" is that "All Missourians will understand the truth about modern agriculture, food production and farm life and their connection to Missouri's food security ...

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Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science

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