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Who’s Backing Rauner Transition in Illinois?

Hospital and manufacturing trade groups are among largest donors to governor-elect

01/11/2015

Bruce Rauner leaves appearance in Maryville, Ill. on January 10, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Rauner Readies For Inauguration

Illinois governor-elect visits Maryville on weekend before taking office

01/10/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

NFL Stadium Proposal Would Impose No New Tax Burden on Missourians

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement regarding the NFL stadium proposal developed by Dave Peacock and Robert Blitz.

01/09/2015

Photo illustration shows a variety of Monster Energy drinks. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Lawmaker: No Energy Drinks with Food Assistance

Democratic state Rep. Keith English of Florissant filed legislation recently to prevent Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds from buying the drinks.

01/09/2015

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Oh Deer! A Candlelight Vigil Against Sharp-Shooting

Signs asked “Where are the killing fields in Town and Country?” Another, with a picture of a fawn, said “Please don’t kill my mommy.”

01/09/2015

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Get Ready: St. Louis NFL Stadium Plans to be Unveiled Today

The task force appointed by Gov. Nixon to investigate stadium options for the St. Louis Rams will hold a news conference at noon today. Sources say the event will be at Union Station and officials will outline and show plans for a new stadium.

01/08/2015

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Motorists Able to Apply for Money Back on Red Light Camera Tickets

If you’re wondering whether that postcard you got in the mail about a class action settlement on red light cameras is legit – it is.

01/08/2015

File photo of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.  (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Jury Investigating Loans To Kansas Governor’s Campaign

A federal grand jury is looking into loans made to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s re-election campaign and has ordered the state’s ethics chief to testify next week as part of its investigation, according to a subpoena obtained by The Associated Press .

01/08/2015

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Could IL Legalize Recreational Marijuana with Rauner as Governor?

Dan Linn, Illinois director of the pro-pot group NORML, thinks it’s possible considering the money the state could rake in from legalization.

01/08/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

St. Charles OKs Body Cameras for its Police

An eastern Missouri city is the latest among a growing number of municipalities around the nation that have approved the purchase of body cameras for their police force.

01/08/2015

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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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