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Missouri Senate Overrides Veto of Welfare Limits

Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.



Missourians May Have Fewer Health Plans to Choose

The federal Department of Health and Human Services says Missouri residents will have an average of 17 qualified health plans from which to choose in its federally run health insurance exchange.



Feds Release Cost Estimates for Missouri Health Plans

The federal government is providing a glimpse of what Missouri residents could pay for health insurance when enrollment opens next week for a new online marketplace.


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Documents Outline Deficiencies At Local Nursing Homes

Allegations of rape, physical and verbal abuse, and neglect fill the pages of nursing home inspections released Wednesday.


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FBI, Health Department Search Chesterfield Home

Rebecca Wu, Public Affairs Specialist with the St. Louis Division of the FBI, gave few details on the search, citing FBI policy.



Cost of Meth Cleanup Outweighs Public Safety

Police and sheriff’s departments in states that produce much of the nation’s methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth.


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Urban St. Louis Farm Gives Opportunity to Refugees

The urban agriculture program is among 19 across the country funded by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.


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