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  1. Nixon announces 2,000 summer jobs for youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | KFVS12

    A new program will match 2,000 St. Louis-area youths from low-income families with summer jobs next year. Gov. Jay Nixon announced the program Thursday while visiting a career center in St. Louis.

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  2. Last Democrat...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Tony's Kansas City

    ... up to control the party for the long term. KICK-ASS KANSAS CITY INSIDERS help explain how she did it . . . Gov. Jay Nixon is no slouch but it's safe to say that after Ferguson, Missouri drama the Gov. was TOTALLY DIMINISHED and now it looks like ...

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  3. Nixon unveils jobs program for low-income youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday unveiled a program meant to provide jobs to up to 2,000 low-income youths in the greater St. Louis area.

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  4. Nixon unveils jobs program in St. Louis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Tribune

    Gov. Jay Nixon's decision to not immediately visit Ferguson after an initial wave of violent protests that followed Michael Brown's shooting death made him a target of critics, who called Nixon "silent Jay" and toted an oversized cardboard cutout of the two-term Democrat's face to demonstrations. Now, north St. Louis County regularly appears on the governor's planner, with Nixon rolling out a succession of economic, educational and political initiatives aimed at the racial and social divides laid bare when Brown was shot and killed by a police officer.

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  5. Missouri will fund 2000 St. Louis area youth jobs next summerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Joplin

    Missouri will help fund summer jobs next year for 2,000 young people in the St. Louis area, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday. The number is up from 500 hired last summer under the program, which is targeted at low-income youth.

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  6. Officials celebrate opening of pharmacy programRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KMIZ

    State and university officials are celebrating a school of pharmacy program at Missouri State University that was made possible through a collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The Springfield News-Leader reports Gov. Jay Nixon attended the program's grand opening ceremony on Wednesday.

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  7. Missouri advances towards goal of ending all abortions, one law at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... the options with other family members and alleviate some of those pressures." The state's Democratic governor, Jay Nixon, vetoed the measure because it did not include an exemption for pregnancies through rape or incest, the lack of which he ...

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  8. Ebola Scare in Missouri Raises Questions About State-Local CommunicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Government Executive

    ... Obama administration, Schaefer and other Missouri Republicans have accused the administration of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon of being asleep at the switch during a recent Ebola scare in Jefferson City, the state capital. Just a few miles from the ...

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  9. Ray DownsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... have a mariachi band playing... Show-Me CannabisJeff Mizanskey has been in prison for nearly 21 years. Governor Jay Nixon is the only person in the world who has the authority to release Jeff Mizanskey from prison.... Ray DownsPolice shootings have ...

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  10. Nixon to outline expansion of jobs effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    Gov. Jay Nixon will be in suburban St. Louis Thursday to announce expansion of his administration's effort to improve job and career opportunities for young people in low-income communities. The need for more opportunities for minority residents has been underscored in the unrest since the shooting death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, which is near Wellston.

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  11. Proposed amendment draws concern about future of state budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Missourian

    ... the budget be balanced, so the governor sometimes has no choice but to restrict funding, Overby said. Gov. Jay Nixon has restricted $625 million of general revenue for the current fiscal year that began in July. Nixon has since released about $168 ...

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  12. Feds, State, Locals Duke it Out Over Ferguson InquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, August 21. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on August 9. Some protesters and law enforcement officers have clashed in the streets, leading to injuries and arrests. A crowd gathers in Ferguson on August 21. With the situation appearing to calm, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city.

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  13. 12 Last Minute St. Louis-Themed Halloween Costume IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | River Front Times

    If you're anything like us, you still haven't bought a costume for the spooky, boozy weekend ahead. And whether you're passing treats out to trick-or-treaters or painting the town red with friends, you'll need a costume -- even if it's something you throw together last-minute.

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  14. Ferguson police chief disputes CNN report on his resignationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... negotiated between government entities, and we haven't gotten there yet." Earlier in the day, the office of Gov. Jay Nixon was asked if anyone there had been in such discussions about the Ferguson Police Department. A spokesperson said the office ...

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  15. Ferguson inquiry mired in acrimony between officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, August 21. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on August 9. Some protesters and law enforcement officers have clashed in the streets, leading to injuries and arrests. A crowd gathers in Ferguson on August 21. With the situation appearing to calm, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city.

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  16. 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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  17. Ferguson Protesters Turn to UN for Human Rights ProtectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Common Dreams

    ... charges. Part and parcel of this, Officer Wilson, who shot Brown, has not been arrested, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has so far refused to launch a state investigation into the police treatment of protesters, "thereby reinforcing the climate of ...

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  18. Ferguson bar sues over police command postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    The owners of a Ferguson bar who say they lost business when police set up a command post outside their front door during the Michael Brown shooting protests want state, county and local governments to pay for the inconvenience. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Swiish Bar and Grill owners Chantelle and Corey Nixon-Clark are suing St. Louis County, the city of Ferguson, the city of Jennings, the Missouri Highway Patrol, the head of the patrol and Gov. Jay Nixon.

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  19. Group Wants Clemency For Some WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A newly formed group is asking Governor Nixon to grant clemency to 14 women in state prison who they believe were victims of domestic violence. The community coalition for clemency says some of the women have spent more than 30 years in prison and four of them are over the age of 65 and are serving life sentences.

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  20. Ray DownsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Governor Jay Nixon is the only person in the world who has the authority to release Jeff Mizanskey from prison.... Ray DownsPolice shootings have inspired protests across the area.The fatal shooting of eighteen-year-old Vonderrit Myers by an off-duty St. Louis Metropolitan police officer Wednesday night has brought the number of... Ray DownsSt.

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