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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)

Mo. Legislature Discusses Ferguson Bills; No Action Taken

The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.

04/01/2015

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri House Moves Bill to Expand Beer Growlers Forward

The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.

04/01/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s task force released a new round of stadium and property renderings by HOK in St. Louis on March 2, 2015. The new renderings reflect input received over the past seven weeks from the NFL and St. Louis Rams, as well as stakeholders in the project including Ameren, the Terminal Railroad Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and others. The task force is developing plans for an open-air NFL stadium project on the North Riverfront of downtown St. Louis that could be the new home for the Rams, as well as related enhancements to the Edward Jones Dome and America’s Center convention facility. Rendering by HOK/UPI

St. Louis County Sidelined in Deal for New NFL Stadium — Proponents Surprised

County Executive Steve Stenger says his office was told by a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff that the county’s dollars aren’t needed to pay for a new football stadium on the near north riverfront downtown.

03/31/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Police: Spence Jackson Wrote ‘Can’t Take Being Unemployed Again’

Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27. Jackson was found dead Sunday in his Jefferson City apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head.

03/31/2015

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Missouri House Panel Ponders Police Shooting Absence Policy

Supporters say a proposal to require unpaid leave for an officer during investigations of some police-involved fatal shootings would help restore trust after the shooting death of an 18-year-old in Ferguson.

03/31/2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Illinois Gov. Rauner Endorses Spy Agency Bid

St. Clair County is hoping to get National Geospatial Intelligence Agency to move out of St. Louis .

03/30/2015

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Is There a Connection Between the Schweich, Jackson Suicides?

Jefferson City police announced at a news conference that Jackson left behind a suicide note, but they have not revealed its content or themes.

03/30/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Top Aide to Late Auditor Tom Schweich Found Dead

Spence Jackson, the media director for late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead in his apartment on Sunday, sources confirmed to KMOX News.

03/30/2015

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Missouri Lawmakers Get Back to Work

Spring Break is over, and second half of legislative session awaits

03/29/2015

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mo. Considers Allowing Growlers in Gas Stations, Groceries

Take-home jugs of draft craft beers could become a reality if legislature approves.

03/28/2015

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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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