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Gov. Nixon Appoints John Watson as Interim State Auditor

A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.

02/27/2015

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Teen Certified as Adult for Trial in St. Louis Hammer Death

A 16-year-old has been certified to stand trial as an adult for his alleged role in the St. Louis hammer killing of a Bosnian immigrant.

02/27/2015

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Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich Set for Tuesday

His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.

02/27/2015

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Missouri Auditor’s Office Open for Business Following Death

His office was open for business Friday and released an annual report bearing Schweich’s name about property seizures by law enforcement agencies.

02/27/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Credit: KMOX)

UPDATED: Schweich Wanted to Discuss Accusations Against Mo. Republican Party Chairman

The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.

02/27/2015

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UPDATED: Tyrone Shooter Believed to be Cousin of Some Victims

A 36-year-old resident of Tyrone in Texas County apparently took seven lives before shooting himself to death late Thursday night.

02/27/2015

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On the Same Day of his Death, Schweich’s Office Released an Audit

Audit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a ‘good’ rating

02/27/2015

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Politicians React to Death of Mo. Auditor Tom Schweich

Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.

02/26/2015

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Police Looking for Stolen Car Involved in Half-Dozen Chases

Pontiac G8 and thief still at large.

02/26/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Courtesy of @TomSchweichMO Twitter page)

UPDATE: Missouri Auditor Schweich Dead In Apparent Suicide

Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.

02/26/2015

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Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.

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