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Governor Signs Mid-Year Budget BoostGov. Jay Nixon on Friday approved the additional spending, of which more than $150 comes from the federal government.
Newest STLCC Board of Trustees Member Not Qualified to Serve on PanelA day after swearing her in, the St. Louis Community College District Board of Trustees is trying to decide what to do about its newest member, who isn't qualified to hold her seat.
Fighting to Lower Drug Overdose DeathsTwo bills before city board of aldermen address wave of drug overdoses.
Durbin Seeks National Park Status for Cahokia MoundsThe Democrat and East St. Louis native on Thursday sent a letter asking President Obama to declare the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville as a national monument.
Religious GOP Lawmaker Explains Why He Voted Against SJR39There are procedural moves that could revive the proposal.
Missouri Lawmaker Asks Students to Rethink Going to MizzouDemocratic Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis of Ferguson said in a statement Thursday he's concerned about the welfare of minority students.
Rauner Optimistic About Reaching Budget DealAgreement has been elusive during the more than 10 months the Republican governor has faced off with Democrats who control the Legislature.
Former House Speaker Sentenced to More Than a Year in Prison``If Denny Hastert could do it, anyone could do it,''' U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin said. ``Nothing is more stunning than to have the words `serial child molester' and `speaker of the House' in the same sentence.''
Contested Missouri Religious-Objections Measure Voted DownThe measure failed to advance Wednesday on a 6-6 vote in a House committee. It had previously passed the Senate.
Missouri Bill Sets Guidelines for Police Body Camera VideoThe legislation directs courts to weigh the possible public benefit of releasing the footage.
Jobless Benefit Cuts Weighed by Missouri High Court - AgainIn an unusual move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held a second round of arguments in a case that it first heard in January.
Illinois Schools Receive $600 Million to Stay OpenSchools haven't received any money in at least 10 months, which is when this fiscal year started.

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