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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon leaves a press conference he called with representatives from the St. Louis, St. Louis County, and Missouri State police departments to discuss security concerns when the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case is announced on Nov. 11, 2014 in Weldon Springs, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Brown Family Lawyer: Jay Nixon ‘Preparing For War’

“I only hope that it doesn’t generate the reaction that they’re looking for, preparing for,” Gray said of the governor activating the National Guard.

11/18/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Issues Bulletin Before Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘Internet Postings Have Called for Violence Against Police’

As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against Darren Wilson, Missouri’s governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

11/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Activates Missouri National Guard in Response to Potential ‘Period of Unrest’

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.

11/17/2014

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Point-Person Set Between Dooley and Stenger

After KMOX’s story Friday about Charlie Dooley and Steve Stenger’s lack of communication, Stenger says he sent a letter to Dooley, asking for there to be a point-person for the transition.

11/17/2014

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Show-Me Cannabis Gearing Up for Nov. 2016 Election

Show-Me Cannabis will soon launch a major effort to collect at least 160,000 signatures statewide to place the legalization of pot on the November 2016 ballot.

11/17/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri’s I-70 Democrats

Geography no longer more important than party label in understanding the voting patterns of state lawmakers.

11/16/2014

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Could “Historical Racing” Be Coming To Illinois?

State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) proposes it as way to prop up sagging horse racing track revenue.

11/16/2014

The Affordable Care Act's second enrollment period opened Saturday, November 15, 2014. It'll last three months. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Affordable Care Act’s 2nd Enrollment Begins

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay was on hand to meet people signing up in St. Ann on Saturday

11/16/2014

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Dooley & Stenger- No Transition Talk

St. Louis County executive-elect says he’s been going to county police chief for briefings on Ferguson

11/14/2014

2015 U.S. House Republican leadership team (Twitter/Matt Fuller)

Rep. Ann Wagner Picked For House GOP Leadership

Missouri Congresswoman to serve as senior deputy whip & on elected leadership committee

11/13/2014

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