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President Obama to Address Progress Post-Ferguson

White House setting stage for Selma speech next Saturday

03/01/2015

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

Gov. Nixon Appoints John Watson as Interim State Auditor

A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.

02/27/2015

Courtesy of The Church of St. Michael & St. George Facebook page

Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich Set for Tuesday

His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.

02/27/2015

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Missouri Auditor’s Office Open for Business Following Death

His office was open for business Friday and released an annual report bearing Schweich’s name about property seizures by law enforcement agencies.

02/27/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Credit: KMOX)

UPDATED: Schweich Wanted to Discuss Accusations Against Mo. Republican Party Chairman

The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.

02/27/2015

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Politicians React to Death of Mo. Auditor Tom Schweich

Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.

02/26/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Courtesy of @TomSchweichMO Twitter page)

UPDATE: Missouri Auditor Schweich Dead In Apparent Suicide

Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.

02/26/2015

Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens Launches Exploratory Committee for Statewide Office

Greitens is founder of “The Mission Continues”

02/26/2015

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More Than 400 Pounds of Marijuana Chocolate Seized

Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.

02/25/2015

Dan Isom (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Director of State Dept. of Public Safety Dan Isom Resigning

Dr. Daniel Isom confirmed with Sen. Jamilah Nasheed that he will resign his post as the recently confirmed Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

02/25/2015

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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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