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Missouri Falls Short of National Average When it Comes to Pay Equality

Women make 71 cents to every $1 men make in Missouri. The national average is 78 cents to the dollar, according to Doyle.

03/16/2015

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How Can Illinois Pay for Roads?

It’s time for state lawmakers to put together another construction program, says Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago), and he says though it’s needed, it won’t be easy to accomplish.

03/16/2015

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Response to Arrests in Ferguson Police Shootings

Attorney General Eric Holder & County Executive Steve Stenger were among the first to react to Sunday’s news

03/15/2015

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Illinois Bill Pardons Underage Drinkers Who Call 911

Roughly two dozen other states have passed laws like this

03/14/2015

After a March 13, 2015 news conference, Peggy O'Dell, deputy director National Park Service; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay; Col. Anthony Mitchell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and Louis Signorelli of the St. Louis city parks department joined others in an assembly line to put together native seed packets for distribution to YMCA summer youth camps.

Get The Kids Outdoors

U.S. Department of Interior “50 Cities” program funds job creation and youth programs in St. Louis

03/14/2015

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Budget Cuts Could Harm SIUE Pharmacy School

University presidents criticize Gov. Rauner’s fiscal belt-tightening

03/13/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Mo. Congressmen Offering Reward For Information In Ferguson Police Shooting

Congressmen Lacy Clay and Emanuel Cleaver are offering money out of their own pockets for information leading to an arrest in the shooting of two officers in Ferguson.

03/12/2015

Law enforcement officials secure the crime scene and continue to search for evidence outside the police station after two officers were shot and wounded during last night's protest on March 12, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrators had gathered outside the station to celebrate and protest after learning the city's police chief would be stepping down following the release of a Justice Department report that disparaged the department. Ferguson has faced many violent protests since the August shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Commission Co-Chairs Call For Regional Engagement

Rev. Starsky Wilson & Rich McClure say violence causes fear, stokes mistrust, and casts a shadow over productive attempts to heal.

03/12/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles leaves a press conference following the announcement that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19. Jackson is leaving following a Justice Department report that accused the city's police and court system of racial bias.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Mayor, City Council React to Shootings

James Knowles asks for peace, prayer, and unity.

03/12/2015

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivers remarks about the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, while announcing the first six pilot sites for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice at the Department of Justice March 12, 2015 in Washington, DC. Holder said the shooting of the officers was 'disgusting and cowardly' and called the perpetrator -- who is still at large -- a 'punk.'  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Attorney General Reacts to Police Shootings in Ferguson

Eric Holder made reference to Missouri during speech on a new inititative to build community trust & justice

03/12/2015

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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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