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Missouri Senate Debates Repealing Death PenaltyA bipartisan group of lawmakers to implored their colleagues Monday to end capital punishment.
UPDATE: Aldermanic President Reed Apologizes After Radio InterviewThe president of the St. Louis Board of Alderman Lewis Reed is apologizing after he sat by as the controversial host of a small Metro East radio station went on a sexist vulgar tirade about Alderwoman Megan Green.
City Election Board Prepares for Double-HeaderCity says it has enough machines to handle the job.
Prescription Drug Database Up Again in Missouri HouseAs opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that would bring the state in line with all others.
Burning Bridgeton Landfill Moms Go To WashingtonGrassroots group wants help from EPA administrator Gina McCarthy.
Officials, Victims' Families Hope Heroin PSA Spurs ActionAfter being told some parents of heroin victims say it went too far, Laura Stenger replied, "It never can go too far. That is what heroin does. I'm sorry they feel that way, but it could even get stronger."
Teen Finds Biological Father Just Before His Death, Challenges Missouri Adoption LawThe current law creates hardships for adoptees that should not exist under the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause, said Phillips, "It doesn't say, P.S., by the way adoptees, sorry about your bad luck but you're not included."
More Input Gathered On Ferguson Consent Decree ProposalEstimated costs were announced as citizens sounded off on policing standards agreement with DOJ
Rep. Curtis Drops Restraining Order Against Rep. ButlerMissouri House member had claimed colleague took a swing at him
STL Board of Aldermen Votes to Investigate Claims of Stadium Bribery The St. Louis Board of Aldermen votes to investigate allegations of bribery surrounding the effort to build a stadium to keep the St. Louis Rams here.
Missouri Senate Votes to Ban Traffic-Ticket QuotasLast year, Missouri enacted a law lowering the percentage of revenue cities can collect from traffic fines.
Lawmakers, Governor Quarrel Over UM System WoesRepublican-led General Assembly leaders say they're in no hurry to seat new curators

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