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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: (L-R) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wait for the start of a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing entitled "Update on the Recalls of Defective Takata Air Bags and NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Efforts," on Capitol Hill, June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McCaskill: NHTSA Must Change Or Lose Funding

Missouri Democrat among senators lashing out at transportation safety agency for mismanagement

06/23/2015

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Illinois House Approves DCEO Privatization Bill

A plan to privatize Illinois’ economic development agency and beef up its responsibilities has cleared the House.

06/23/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in with Grupo Fontana, an automotive company based in Milan, Italy. Courtesy of Nixon's Twitter account (@GovJayNixon).

Governors’ Trade Missions have Uneven Record of Success

Jay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.

06/23/2015

June 16, 2015-Full house in the Kennedy Room at St. Louis City Hall for pro vs. con discussion of minimum wage bill (BB 83).  (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Downtown STL Inc. Argues Against Slay’s Minimum Wage Increase in City

St. Louis Board of Aldermen host a public hearing tonight at 5:30 p.m. about Mayor Slay’s proposed Minimum wage increase.

06/23/2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

Dylann Roof Inspired by Conservative Council Founded in St. Charles

The Council of Conservative Citizens was founded in 1989 in St. Louis, and the church shooter mentions the group in his online essay before the shooting.

06/23/2015

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Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Comes to Ferguson Area

Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting America’s struggle with race relations at the forefront of her presidential campaign, joining with church members near the epicenter of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, as the nation grapples with the deadly shootings of nine black church members in South Carolina.

06/23/2015

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Fitch: Still No Solution to Gun Laws

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch says Charleston, S.C.’s gun laws are similar to ours in St. Louis.

06/23/2015

Nurnberg, Germany (Credit, Randy Yagi)

For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big Deals

Nixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, “whether it’s in the trade agreements that we’ve done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money” in Missouri.

06/22/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 18:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials' (NALEO) 32nd Annual Conference at the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter on June 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinton addressed the group of Latino policymakers as she makes her way through early primary states after officially launching her campaign for president on June 13.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Making 1st Campaign Visit to St. Louis-Area

St. Louis is getting its first visit from the leading Democrat running for President.

06/22/2015

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Chesterfield Mercy Health to Lay Off 300

Mercy Health officials say challenges from the Affordable Care Act and lack of Medicaid expansion are to blame for the layoffs.

06/19/2015

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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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