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2 hrs ago | Salon

Missouri GOPers are still trying to impeach Dem Gov. Jay Nixon

The Missouri House of Representatives will be holding hearings on Wednesday to discuss whether or not to impeach the state's Democratic governor, Jay Nixon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri Government, Missouri

6 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Video: Blair Kerkhoff on Missouri's coaching wish list

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Johnson County, MO, US Governors, Kansas City, MO, Sports

10 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

Twenty-one European cities from Cardiff, Wales, to Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, are finalists in a lucrative innovation contest devised by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Bulgaria, New York Government, New York, US Governors, Missouri

14 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Nixon: Flaw in Missouri tax cut bill could cost state $4.8 billion

When Republican lawmakers passed a bill aimed at cutting income taxes in Missouri by $620 million, they inadvertently eliminated the top income tax bracket and will ultimately end up cutting state revenue by $4.8 billion, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday.

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18 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

The 10-year-old was shot along with his father, KáVyea Curry, who died in the attack Friday night at a gas station at 4501 Cleveland Ave. Witnesses fled before police arrived.

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KTVN Reno

Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

In this file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Cornealious Anderson who was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, sentenced to 13 years in jail and told to await instruction on when to report to prison.

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KMBC-TV

Clock ticking, Missouri man aims to halt execution

Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinged Tuesday on an argument that so far has held little sway over the courts.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Violent Crime, US Governors, US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Kansas City Star

'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant in Utah

When Republican lawmakers passed a bill aimed at cutting income taxes in Missouri by $620 million, they inadvertently eliminated the top income tax bracket and will ultimately end up cutting state revenue by $4.8 billion, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Sundance Film Festival, US Governors, Death Penalty, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican

ThinkProgress

How Medical Marijuana Went From Political Poison To Popular Policy

More than 40 years ago, psychiatry professor Lester Grinspoon wrote a groundbreaking book on marijuana that the New York Times dubbed at the time "the best dope on pot."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, US News, Liberal Political News

Missourian

Missouri Democrats name new staff leaders

The Missouri Democratic Party announced a pair of new leaders Monday as it heads into a 2014 election with a goal of putting a dent in the large state legislative majorities enjoyed by Republicans.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Missourian

Missouri senator wants Koster's opinion on gun bill

A Republican state senator asked Missouri's top law enforcement official Monday for a legal opinion on pending legislation that seeks to nullify some federal gun control laws.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Opinion

KFVS12

Mo. death row appeal focuses on execution drug

A federal appeals court has denied a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man scheduled to die later this week, and the case is now heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers debate Bright Flight changes

Missouri lawmakers have only a few weeks to decide whether to expand a college scholarship for top students in an effort to employ them in the state after graduation.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Standardized Testing, Education, US Governors

KPLR-11

Gov. Nixon stumps for his "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan

Governor Jay Nixon was on the stump Monday morning in the Rockwood School District touting his plan for "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan that aims to fully fund Missouri's K-12 foundation formula by 2016.

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The Pitch

Jay Nixon's impeachment hearing is Nick Marshall's crowning...

A good rule of thumb when following state government holds that if some piece of legislative action from a low-profile lawmaker seems like a publicity stunt, it probably is.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas, Missouri Government, Missouri

Landmark

Quint Shafer named associate circuit judge

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced he has appointed Abe "Quint" Shafer V, of Weston, as associate circuit judge for the Sixth Circuit in Platte County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weston, MO, Platte County, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Analysis: Mo. business tax break has wide reach

Accountants and doctors could benefit, too. And farmers and car dealers and architects.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, Ohio, Small Business, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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, Missouri Government, Guns, US Governors

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