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Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.

10/15/2014

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Slay: City Job Applicants No Longer Have to Disclose Felony Convictions

Mayor Francis Slay says if a felon has already served their time, they should be given another chance.

10/15/2014

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen Cast No-Confidence Vote in Mayor

“I expected it. I knew what they were doing,” mayor Mark Furrer said. “I mean it’s no fun, but part of politics.”

10/15/2014

Steve Stenger and Rick Stream

Stream and Stenger Go Head-to-Head in Debate

The candidates for St. Louis County Executive – Republican Rick Stream and Democrat Steve Stenger – duked it out in a live debate on KWMU radio this afternoon.

10/14/2014

Police and protestors outside a Walmart store in Maplewood, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Ferguson Protestors Make Several Stops During Moral Monday

Shoppers and a U.S. Senator were among those affected by the day of civil disobedience around the region Monday in reaction to local police shootings.

10/14/2014

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen to Meet

There have been calls for him to resign – now there are questions of whether Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer will show up to the Board of Aldermen meeting.

10/14/2014

Demonstrators block an intersection as they occupy streets protesting the October 8 killing of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr. by an off duty St. Louis police officer on October 9, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis area has been struggling to heal since riots erupted in suburban Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.  An upside down flag is a universal symbol of distress.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Alderman Asking for More Police Patrols in His Ward

“I’m seeing more houses go for sale, and if we’re going to keep our neighborhood together, we need to see police presence,” Vaccaro says.

10/13/2014

Demonstrators listen to speakers during a rally on the campus of Saint Louis University on Oct. 13, 2014 in St Louis, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Lawmakers Could Debate Prosecutors’ Role

Following a fatal police shooting that has fueled weeks of protests, Missouri lawmakers could consider legislation that would remove local prosecutors from decisions about whether to charge police involved in deadly shootings.

10/13/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (Photo: KMOX)

Mayor Slay Calling for Government Help with Ferguson Solutions

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is stepping up to the plate after violent protests and unrest made their way to the streets of St. Louis.

10/13/2014

KMOX file photo.

Update On Video Gaming Bill In Illinois

Sponsor of legislation that could affect future of Fairmount Park in Collinsville says 2 factors are key.

10/12/2014

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