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AP Source: Funding Drying Up for Todd Akin

A National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee official told the AP that $5 million in advertising would be spent elsewhere.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Eating Disorder Council Still Unfunded

Advocates of people with eating disorders are urging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to spare a program for them from cuts this year.


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Nixon Restores Missouri’s Education Funding

Schools in Missouri will receive about $6.8 million that Jay Nixon previously cut.


3/2/12-March has hit with Missouri hard with several rounds of bad weather, and MoDOT's hitting back when it comes to repairing the damage winter weather leaves behind. During the month of March the agency's "Pothole Patrol" promises to fix any large, dangerous potholes within 24 hours of receiving an alert from motorists. Potholes can be reported by calling toll-free 1-888-ASK-MoDOT, or online at (KMOX/Brett Blume)

MoDOT Hoping For Permanent Transportation Funding Solution

Projects start shutting down if federal highways plan isn’t in place soon.


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Komen Reverses Planned Parenthood Decision

The Susan G. Komen Foundation has decided to continue donations to Planned Parenthood.



Universities Receiving Less Funding for Science, Engineering

With all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.


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Highway Funding Bill On Fast Track in Missouri Senate

The bill would bring the state into compliance with federal standards for commercial truckers and drunken driving penalties.


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State Plan for St. Louis County Parks Hits Speedbump

Sen. Jim Lembke says Nixon proposal lacks funding.


Amtrak's 40th Anniversary Exhibit Train stopped in St. Louis, September 10 & 11, 2011 for rail fans to tour. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Backs Amtrak Funding

Says cutting a key piece of infrastructure is not the answer to budget woes


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“Irene” Puts Brakes On Missouri Disaster Funding

FEMA reacting to immediate needs on East Coast.