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Small Business Retirement Plans in the Hands of Lobbyists

Financial advisers will be lobbying Congress this week on 401(k) plans for employees of small businesses.

04/28/2015

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain Ground

Arguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.

04/28/2015

New Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway is pictured with husband Jon and two sons (courtesy: MO Dems)

Missouri’s New Auditor Takes Office

Nicole Galloway was appointed to fill remainder of the late Tom Schweich’s term

04/27/2015

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Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).

04/27/2015

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V.P. Biden Coming to University of Illinois

Cost of preparations could reach $30 thousand, school officials say

04/26/2015

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No 4th of July Fireworks for O’Fallon, Mo., Residents

O’Fallon residents will have to go elsewhere to set off fireworks around the 4th of July.

04/24/2015

Residents listen to a Town & Country Planning & Zoning Commission hearing on July 25, 2013. (KMOX)

A Town Square for Town and Country?

Town and Country is taking ideas on what to do with the Wirth property near Clayton and Mason roads.

04/24/2015

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Obamacare Causing Parkway Schools to Outsource for Subs

Nancy Buchannan, a substitute teacher in the district, says she doesn’t need insurance, and says subs already feel unappreciated by the district.

04/23/2015

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)

Bill Could Keep Body Camera Footage Private

A bill approved in the Missouri House would allow video captured through body cameras to remain private despite filing a Sunshine Law request.

04/23/2015

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Mo. Senate Committee Hears Pledge of Allegiance Measure

The Senate General Laws Committee was urged to restrict a current law by requiring the Pledge of Allegiance be recited in public schools every school day and only in English.

04/22/2015

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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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