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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Gov. Nixon Vetoes Bill Cutting Welfare Benefits

The Democratic governor described the bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature as “a misguided measure that punishes poor children” in a “zeal to reduce reliance on government assistance.”

04/30/2015

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Chicago Police: Woman Cut Child’s Throat with Power Saw

A police official confirmed media reports that a 52-year-old relative used a circular saw to cut the baby’s throat, apparently because she wouldn’t stop crying.

03/10/2015

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State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood

“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.

03/03/2015

Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

School Band Saved, But Teachers Cut from Granite City

The Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.

03/12/2014

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1-Year-Old Injured In Slashing Attack

Two others injured trying to break up assault.

06/29/2012

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Federal Grant Could Save Firefighter Jobs

There’s a growing optimism that the layoffs targeted for the St. Louis Fire Department will be postponed.

03/25/2011