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Gov. Nixon: Illegal Immigrant Children Don’t Strain State Resources

Gov. Jay Nixon says children who ended up in Missouri after the recent immigrant surge have not been putting a strain on state resources.

15 hours ago

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Nixon: Arming Teachers is Not Guarantee of Safer Schools

Nixon says he KO’d the Republican-backed measure because it was seeking to nullify federal gun control laws.

16 hours ago

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Lottery Ticket Would Aid Missouri Veterans

The proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot calls for establishment of a veterans lottery scratch-off ticket.

19 hours ago

The Mark Reardon Show – 7/28/14 – Bill McKenna, David Stokes, Tom Shrout, Jason Segedy

Amendment 7 on August 5th ballot deals with the transportation sales tax in Missouri. We get the PRO side from Bill McKenna, co-chairman of Missourians for Safe Transportation and New Jobs. David Stokes of the […]

07/28/2014

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Missouri Voters May Fortify Digital Privacy Rights

The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”

07/28/2014

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Small Voter Turnout Expected for Aug. 5 Primary Election in St. Louis City

It looks like a small fraction of St. Louis city residents will be deciding the issues on next week’s primary ballot.

07/28/2014

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Interim St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Wants to Stay

Mayor Francis Slay named Jennifer Florida to the post through December after Sharon Quigley Carpenter decided to step down amid a nepotism investigation.

07/28/2014

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. Rauner, a private equity manager, faces off against State Senator Bill Brady, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State Senator Kirk Dillard in the Republican primary. (Photo: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

GOP Rauner’s Campaign Ad Used Made-Up Headlines

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring and even making up headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent.

07/24/2014

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Missouri Lottery Says Game Choices Affect Funding

A decline in the amount of Missouri Lottery proceeds provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play during the past year, a Lottery official said.

07/24/2014

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Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.

07/22/2014