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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (KMOX file photo)

Lt. Gov. Kinder Blames Feds for ‘Incitement of the Mob’ in Ferguson

“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.

03/17/2015

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

St. Louis Stadium Task Force Hopeful Major League Soccer Continues Expansion

Major League Soccer commissioner will spend much of 2015 evaluating potential expansion.

03/17/2015

Courtesy of HOK.

Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

(KMOX file photo)

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

Courtesy of HOK.

New Images of St. Louis NFL Stadium Released

The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority also announced the addition of 5 consultants to join Gov. Nixon’s task force to develop plans for a NFL stadium project in downtown St. Louis.

03/02/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Gov. Nixon Appoints John Watson as Interim State Auditor

A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.

02/27/2015

Courtesy of The Church of St. Michael & St. George Facebook page

Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich Set for Tuesday

His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.

02/27/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Credit: KMOX)

UPDATED: Schweich Wanted to Discuss Accusations Against Mo. Republican Party Chairman

The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.

02/27/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Courtesy of @TomSchweichMO Twitter page)

UPDATE: Missouri Auditor Schweich Dead In Apparent Suicide

Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.

02/26/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

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