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  1. Should MO Governor & Lt. Governor Run As A Ticket?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    With the discord that exists between Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder, would it be better for the state if a Governor and Lieutenant Governor ran as a ticket, as the President and Vice President do? Right now, both offices are seperate, making it possible that Missouri's top two executives come from different political parties, as they are now. Webb City State Representative Charlie Davis tells News Talk KZRG the current system is fine with him.

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  2. Missouri Senate's student transfer bill could cost $224MRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... Research. The high price tag presents a road block for the legislation, especially at a time when Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon already is restricting spending because of slow revenue growth. It currently is pending in the Senate Governmental ...

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  3. Experts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... for, some of which the General Assembly is now considering, including reforms to municipal courts,” Gov. Jay Nixon said in a statement. Criminology experts aren't sure change is possible without new leadership, but they agreed the city must ...

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  4. Re: Did Missouri Governor Let Ferguson Burn? Hearings Begin In Probe TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOne

    As businesses were burned and looted in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was inundated with messages from the public criticizing him for not using the National Guard to prevent the civil unrest that followed a grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case. Documents provided to The Associated Press under an open records request show Nixon received hundreds of online messages from people in the St. Louis area and across the country expressing bewilderment, frustration and outrage that guardsmen were not preemptively deployed to the most troubled locations.

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  5. Gov. Jay Talks Education And Youth Jobs In Kansas City As Solution To ...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

    Governor Nixon told a group of local newsies: "Deep inside you, you know there are still challenges and problems throughout our state." Missouri Governor Talks Youth Unemployment In Wake Of Ferguson Report

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  6. Waters nominated to State Highways and Transportation CommissionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Richmond Daily News

    Tom Waters, of Orrick, was nominated by Gov. Jay Nixon March 3 to serve on the State Highways and Transportation Commission. If approved by the Senate, his term would end March 1, 2021.

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  7. My letter to Missouri Governor Jay NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The release today of the report of the US Justice Department task force regarding the situation in Ferguson has, I hope, been cause for serious thinking and sober reflection throughout the state of Missouri. There is, however, a quick and decisive remedy at hand for one of the issues raised by the report, a remedy that I hope you might be willing to contemplate.

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  8. Justice Department report details systemic racial bias in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    ... ded entirely as a result of the federal investigation, the city's top cop may well lose his job. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon also issued a short statement calling the findings of the Ferguson investigation "disturbing," and vowing to continue

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  9. The WilliesA Miracle in FergusonRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... appeared to grow more dangerous by the day. On Thursday, responding to calls for the state to intervene, Gov. Jay Nixon held a press conference in Ferguson and promised a different approach than the one local police were using. In that model, the ...

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  10. Missouri House panel OKs budget with more K-12 school moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Education Week

    A Missouri House panel has added money for K-12 schools and higher education to next year's budget, including restoring $12 million for colleges and universities that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon had recommended but which had been left out of previous proposals. A House budget committee - the last stop for budget proposals before they head to the full House - approved a series of spending bills Tuesday night, including the additional education money and restrictions on funds for commissioners and the governor to fly on state planes.

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  11. Brownback takes his tax-cut vision to MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... statement. Last year, Missouri lawmakers passed a $620 million tax-cut bill over the objections of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. The cut was seen partially as a response to much deeper tax cuts enacted in Kansas in recent years. Kansas lawmakers ...

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  12. Random Ramsdom: The Silence is BrokenRead the original story

    Wednesday | Turf Show Times

    The combine is only part of the story for NFL prospects- Pro Days are here and draft prospects around the country compete to raise their stock. A source close to McCoy told ESPN's Josina Anderson that the veteran running back is not pleased with the move.

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  13. State office created in response to Ferguson remains unfundedRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Maneater

    ... the damages that took place in these areas - only this time, the emphasis is on community. On Sept. 18, 2014, Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order for the prompt creation of an "Office of Community Engagement," which would help to bridge the gap ...

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  14. Thousands turn out for Fort Leonard Wood's community listening sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The United States Army

    ... Armed Service Committee, and Roy Blunt; U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, House Armed Services Committee, and Gov. Jay Nixon. They were joined by 23 of the 34 Missouri state senators, and nearly 30 percent of the Missouri House of Representatives, who made ...

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  15. Danforth Cites Political Bullying in Schweich EulogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TIME.com

    ... draped in a Missouri flag, was placed at the front of the sanctuary, with his family seated on one side and Gov. Jay Nixon and other top officials seated on the other. The pews were packed and hundreds of people stood along the side isles. Schweich ...

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  16. Memorial Service Tuesday For SchweichRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A memorial service is being held today in Clayton for state auditor Tom Schweich. Schweich died last week in what authorities believe was an apparent suicide.

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  17. Danforth decries 'anti-Semitic whispers' in Schweich eulogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Politico

    ... state," the Republican told an audience packed with the state's top political figures, including Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, Republican Lt. Gov Peter Kinder, Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, ...

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  18. KCMO student involved in lawsuit speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | NBC Action News

    The students will not face punishment for their actions at a speech given by Gov. Jay Nixon last November. Read more at http://m.kshb.com/1GIoPVb The students will not face punishment for their actions at a speech given by Gov. Jay Nixon last November.

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  19. Missouri revenues still up close to 5 percent from last yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Missourian

    The state budget director says increases in Missouri's revenues are holding steady at close to a 5 percent growth from last year. Budget Director Linda Luebbering on Tuesday reported 4.9 percent growth in general revenue this fiscal year, close to Gov. Jay Nixon's estimate of 4.6 percent.

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  20. Ferguson panel challenges St. Louis to "face its reality"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | KMIZ

    The 16-member Ferguson Commission has determined that the St. Louis region "must face its reality in order to thrive" following widespread community unrest in response to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. The commission outlined its preliminary findings Monday night at the Missouri History Museum, 100 days after Gov. Jay Nixon tasked the group with analyzing the underlying social and economic conditions that contributed to protests and violence in Ferguson and throughout the St. Louis area after the August 9 shooting death of Brown, who was black and unarmed, by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

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