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A rendering of the proposed St. Louis NFL stadium from a video released June 15, 2015. (YouTube/HOK)

St. Louis NFL Task Force Want to Skip Public Vote

City attorneys will tell the judge that the vote is necessary and represents the will of the people, who approved it.

06/25/2015

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Clinton Expected To Skip Annual Convention Of Liberal Activists, Bloggers

Hillary Rodham Clinton isn’t expected to show at an annual convention of liberal activists and bloggers often courted by Democratic presidential candidates.

06/25/2015

On one side of the Confederate Memorial, vandals X-ed out tribute and spray painted "Black Lives Matter."  (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Confederate Memorial in Forest Park Vandalized

Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.

06/24/2015

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Madison County Employee Handbook Excludes Transgendered Employees

Attorney Tom Gibbons is fighting to have the wording changed to protect Madison County from litigation.

06/24/2015

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New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer Wait

City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.

06/24/2015

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Alton City Council Votes on Tattoo Parlor Relocation

Alton major wants the vote to pass so the city can support its small businesses.

06/24/2015

FLORISSANT, MO - JUNE 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters on June 23, 2015 at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Clinton's visit to the St. Louis suburb neighboring Ferguson, Missouri focused on racial issues.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During Florissant Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton addressed about 500 people in the North St. Louis County church, speaking about turning grief and anger into action.

06/24/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: (L-R) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wait for the start of a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing entitled "Update on the Recalls of Defective Takata Air Bags and NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Efforts," on Capitol Hill, June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McCaskill: NHTSA Must Change Or Lose Funding

Missouri Democrat among senators lashing out at transportation safety agency for mismanagement

06/23/2015

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Illinois House Approves DCEO Privatization Bill

A plan to privatize Illinois’ economic development agency and beef up its responsibilities has cleared the House.

06/23/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in with Grupo Fontana, an automotive company based in Milan, Italy. Courtesy of Nixon's Twitter account (@GovJayNixon).

Governors’ Trade Missions have Uneven Record of Success

Jay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.

06/23/2015

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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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