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Mehlville School District Loses Record Number of Teachers

Interim Superintendent Norm Ridder says teachers have left for higher paying jobs in the Lindbergh and Rockwood school districts.

06/25/2015

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Obamacare Causing Parkway Schools to Outsource for Subs

Nancy Buchannan, a substitute teacher in the district, says she doesn’t need insurance, and says subs already feel unappreciated by the district.

04/23/2015

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Missouri House Sends Unemployment Benefit Cuts to Governor

A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.

04/21/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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Kansas Governor Announces Cuts To Public Schools, Higher Ed

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s going to cut nearly $45 million in funding for public schools and higher education in March.

02/05/2015

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Nixon Reverses Planned Cuts to Blind Missourians

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents.

12/01/2014

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Hospital Cuts Possible Once Fed. Reimbursements Disappear

Illinois hospitals may be effected if people do not buy Obamacare coverage.

03/12/2014

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Military Cuts Could Impact St. Louis Region

U.S. Defense Secretery Chuck Hagel’s push for a much smaller military could have dire consequences for the St. Louis region.

02/25/2014

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Illinois National Guard Furloughs to Affect 1,300

1,300 of its civilian employees will be taking 14 days of furloughs through the end of this fiscal year.

04/08/2013

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Sequestration Could Affect Fair St. Louis

The Army’s Golden Knights parachute team was a popular element of last year’s Air Show, but they’ve begun cancelling their 2013 appearances.

03/13/2013

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