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Melee at St. Louis City Hall During Hearing on Police Oversight Board

Protestors say one woman was shoved by the Business Manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

01/28/2015

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Missouri House to Halt Committee Meetings at Country Club

That decision comes a day after the House Telecommunications Committee held a meeting at the Jefferson City Country Club, where lawmakers heard a presentation and ate a meal provided by the Missouri Telecommunications Industry Association.

01/28/2015

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Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

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Auditor Schweich to make “Major Announcement”

It’s widely believed that Schweich will make a run for governor

01/27/2015

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Florissant State Rep. Changing Parties

Keith English says he’s no longer a Democrat, but an independent

01/27/2015

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Judge Rebuffs East St. Louis Bid to Retake Housing Authority

A federal judge has blocked an effort by East St. Louis to regain control of its public housing agency.

01/27/2015

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Missouri Audit: $376K Spent Flying Commissioners to Meetings

Missouri spent $376,000 to fly commissioners to meetings across the state when hundreds of thousands of dollars could have been saved if they drove instead, according to a state audit released Monday.

01/26/2015

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Ex-CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Secrets to Reporter

Jurors convicted 47-year-old Jeffrey Sterling, of O’Fallon, Missouri, of all nine counts he faced in federal court.

01/26/2015

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No Summer Rocks Memorial Day Concert in Downtown St. Louis

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford says the deal is stalled because the L.A. company has not secured financing for the events.

01/26/2015

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

Bond Proposal Would Turn MoDOT Headquarters into Legislature Space

Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.

01/26/2015

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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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