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Missouri Audit: $376K Spent Flying Commissioners to Meetings

Missouri spent $376,000 to fly commissioners to meetings across the state when hundreds of thousands of dollars could have been saved if they drove instead, according to a state audit released Monday.

01/26/2015

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Ex-CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Secrets to Reporter

Jurors convicted 47-year-old Jeffrey Sterling, of O’Fallon, Missouri, of all nine counts he faced in federal court.

01/26/2015

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No Summer Rocks Memorial Day Concert in Downtown St. Louis

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford says the deal is stalled because the L.A. company has not secured financing for the events.

01/26/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Bond Proposal Would Turn MoDOT Headquarters into Legislature Space

Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.

01/26/2015

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St. Louis County Drug Task Force Accused of Violating State Law

Show-Me Cannabis allegation: By state law, the St. Louis County Drug Task Force can only receive state funding if it has an oversight board. A Sunshine Law request for minutes of oversight board meetings was answered with “no such documents exist.”

01/26/2015

A souvenir edition of The Times from the day of Winston Churchill's state funeral is displayed at Chartwell on January 23, 2015 in Westerham, England. The 'Death of a Hero' exhibition is opening at Chartwell, home of Britain's wartime leader Winston Churchill, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death and state funeral in 1965. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Celebrating Churchill in Fulton, Mo.

Weekend marked 50th anniversary of “Iron Curtain” orator’s death

01/25/2015

Illinois Congressmen Rodney Davis & Mike Bost tour Scott AFB Transportation Isolation System on January 23, 2015 (photo supplied by Cong. Davis'
 office)

Scott AFB Plays Part in Ebola Fight

U.S. TRANSCOM comes up with transportation isolation system for patients and caregivers

01/24/2015

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Isom Named New Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

St. Louis city’s former police chief is now the state’s top law enforcement authority.

01/23/2015

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul stands in front of the now-vacant Best Buy on Manchester Rd. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Ellisville Gets New Stores to Fill Its Empty Buildings

The K-mart which closed last year at Clarkson and Manchester Rds. will be replaced with Sports Authority, Michaels and Party City.

01/23/2015

Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle waves at the podium during day three of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GOP will nominate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as the Republican choice for U.S. President on the last day of the convention.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov. Rauner Picks St. Louis Native as Senior Adviser

Linda Lingle served two terms as governor of Hawaii

01/22/2015

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

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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