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Missouri Governor’s Son Cited for Driving While Intoxicated

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Willson Wheeler Nixon was pulled over around 3 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving without turning on his headlights.

08/31/2015

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County Executive Sends EPA a Letter for Landfill Plans

Stenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.

08/31/2015

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Tax Amnesty Offered to Missourians Tuesday

It’s estimated 350,000 taxpayers could be eligible for the program.

08/31/2015

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Scott AFB and Fort Leonard Wood Fight Off Military Closures

Missouri officials breathed a sigh of relief in June when the Army announced that instead of losing up to 5,000 personnel, Fort Leonard Wood was losing 774.

08/31/2015

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New Ill. Law Will Allow Families to Record Nursing Home Staff

Visitors and staff would be alerted to cameras through signs at a facility’s main entrance and also at the door to a room.

08/31/2015

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Legislatures Confident in Stopping State Bonds for NFL Stadium

Nixon’s Administration Commissioner says he doesn’t know if the state can be sued for not funding the bond payments.

08/28/2015

A barrel of blue and yellow colored shovels sit in wait for Tuesday's IKEA groundbreaking in St. Louis. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. Louis

They say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.

08/28/2015

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St. Louis County Wants to Woo GE Headquarters

A number of states have already thrown their hats into the ring, including Ohio and Texas, but Bloomberg indicates that Atlanta, Georgia is being considered most seriously.

08/27/2015

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Poll Shows Voters Want to Decide on Public Money for Stadium

House Budget Chairman says he will block any money in the state budget for payments on a new stadium unless approved by voters.

08/27/2015

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Missouri Abortion Licensing Law Splits GOP, Health Officials

A state legislature says a Department of Health Director is “playing games with the statue.”

08/26/2015

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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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