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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus takes photos with sailors after a naming ceremony of the next littoral combat ship, LCS 19, the St. Louis at Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, in St. Louis on April 17, 2015  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Navy Welcomes the U.S.S. St. Louis

New patrol combat ship can be used for submarine warfare, mine warfare, and more

04/18/2015

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Officials in Efforts to Enforce the ‘No Call’ Law

Officials are trying to combat the robo call harassment by enforcing the “No Call” law.

04/16/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

House Postpones Vote on Nursing Home Cameras

The House committee postponed voting on a bill that would allow nursing home patients to place a camera in their rooms.

04/16/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Catholic Leaders Send Letter About Executions

As of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.

04/16/2015

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Top-to-Bottom Audit of St. Louis County Hits Snag

An audit was one of now-County Executive Steve Stenger’s top campaign priorities.

04/16/2015

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Political Consultant’s Firm Paid For Schweich Ad

Jeff Roe issues statement on political commercial depicting Missouri auditor as weak

04/15/2015

Supporters of a Civilian Review Board to monitor St. Louis Police gather outside City Hall. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

St. Louis Police Review Board Moves Forward

Bill perfected in voice vote, final passage expected Monday.

04/15/2015

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Crestwood Mall Redevelopment Plans Released

Resident Paula Balew says plans have been kept secret, and residents are concerned.

04/15/2015

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Missouri Lawmakers Struggle to Find Transportation Funding

Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.

04/14/2015

Nicole Galloway (Courtesy of @nicolergalloway Twitter profile)

Governor Appoints Replacement After Missouri Auditor’s Death

The appointment of Nicole Galloway, who currently is the Boone County treasurer, means that five of Missouri’s six statewide elected offices now will be held by Democrats.

04/14/2015

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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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