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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivers remarks about the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, while announcing the first six pilot sites for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice at the Department of Justice March 12, 2015 in Washington, DC. Holder said the shooting of the officers was 'disgusting and cowardly' and called the perpetrator -- who is still at large -- a 'punk.'  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Attorney General Reacts to Police Shootings in Ferguson

Eric Holder made reference to Missouri during speech on a new inititative to build community trust & justice

03/12/2015

John Hancock (Courtesy of teamjha.com)

Hancock Releases Emails from Sen. Danforth on Alleged ‘Whisper Campaign’

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock released an email exchange he had with Sen. John Danforth regarding alleged anti-Semitic “whisper campaign” about the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.

03/12/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Hancock: ‘It Is Clear There Was No Whisper Campaign, And It Is Time to Move On’

Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

03/12/2015

John Hancock (Courtesy of teamjha.com)

Hancock to Break Silence on Schweich Suicide

Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.

03/12/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles addresses a press conference with the announcement that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19.     Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Mayor Announces Police Chief’s Resignation

James Knowles says “mutual agreement” reached with Tom Jackson

03/11/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s task force has 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

Senate Committee OKs Limit to Rams Stadium Bonds

Ryan Silvey: “I don’t believe one person should be able to put the state $200 million in debt.”

03/11/2015

John Hancock (Courtesy of teamjha.com)

GOP Party Chairman Disputes Claims Made By Schweich’s Chief of Staff

Trish Vincent, chief of staff to the late Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich, said Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock admitted to her late last year that he had told members of the party that Schweich was Jewish.

03/11/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson City Manager Resigns

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a mutual agreement for City Manager John Shaw to step down, effective immediately.

03/11/2015

Photo: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images

STL-Based Tech Training Program Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Federal Effort

The $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.

03/10/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATE: Ferguson PD Submits Racial Disparity Data to Koster’s Office

Attorney General Chris Koster’s office says Ferguson has now complied with state law

03/10/2015

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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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