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Missouri Bill Requires Check of Employee Resident Status

All Missouri employers would be required to use a federal verification system to check employees’ legal resident status under legislation introduced Monday that’s aimed at curbing the number of immigrants working illegally in the state.

12/16/2014

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Reporter Told to Leave St. Louis Municipal Court

A spokeswoman for Mayor Francis Slay said the request for the reporter to leave was a mistake.

12/15/2014

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

Governor Cites Need for Missouri Capitol Repairs

Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.

12/15/2014

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Judge Vatterott: Progress Being Made in County Municipal Courts Reform

Judge and St. Louis County Municipal Courts Improvement Committee chair Frank Vatterott says reforming a system that includes over 80 courts is going to take time.

12/15/2014

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Ferguson Commission Meets Tonight about Municipal Court System

Commission member, former Hazelwood Mayor T.R. Carr, says the problems with some courts could stem from the fact there are so many of them. But he says people appear to like their smaller, local governments.

12/15/2014

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MORE Marches to St. Louis County Judge’s House, Calls for New Prosecutor

A civil rights group calling for the presiding judge of St. Louis County to reopen the Ferguson case took a direct approach Sunday.

12/15/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon stand after taking the oath of office for a second term as Missouri's Governor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 14, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VIDEO: Gov. Nixon Releases Holiday Message to Missourians

The Missouri governor and his wife have issued their yearly Christmas message.

12/12/2014

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MU Curator: Stop Cutting Taxes

Saying the very future of the university depends on it, the president of the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators is urging the system’s supporters to convince state lawmakers to stop cutting taxes.

12/12/2014

Attorney Michelle Funkenbush, right, speaks during a news conference regarding her client, cyclist Randy Murdick, and an alleged road rage incident involving Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Sunset Hills Mayor Indicted on Two Felony Charges

The mayor of Sunset Hills has been indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts following allegations that he intentionally ran a cyclist off the road with his car earlier this summer.

12/12/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon May Face Subpoena About Decisions Made in Ferguson

The chair of a joint legislative committee vows an aggressive investigation into why Missouri’s governor did not use National Guard troops to protect businesses in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer.

12/12/2014

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