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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.

4 hours ago

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.

5 hours ago

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.

11 hours ago

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

"Jury" finds McCulloch guilty. McCulloch talks about grand jury process, and says what just happened wasn't it. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Protesters Interrupt, Are Removed from McCulloch Speech at SLU Law School

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended the decision not to more forcefully defend property the night of the Michael Brown Grand Jury decision.

02/20/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announces that St. Louis-area building trades have committed to a 24-hour construction schedule without overtime to build a stadium during a news conference in St. Louis on Feb. 19, 2015. Based on the agreed schedule of three, eight-hour shifts, five days a week, it is estimated that construction on the proposed riverfront stadium could be completed in two years and would save approximately millions in construction costs when compared to a work schedule of two 10-hour shifts. The redevelopment proposal, announced in January, calls for an open-air, 64,000-seat stadium on a 90-plus acre site on the edge of the Mississippi River for the St. Louis Rams to play their home games. (Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

Construction Trades Commit to Fast-Track St. Louis Stadium Construction

Three shifts a day, five days a week, with no overtime – that’s what local labor leaders are committing to to reduce the time and cost of constructing a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

02/19/2015

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Legislation Filed to Prohibit Sale of Bonds for St. Louis Stadium

Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.

02/18/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Records: Police Wanted National Guard in Ferguson Neighborhood

St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.

02/17/2015

Majority Leader John Diehl (KMOX file photo)

House Speaker: Inevitable Missouri Becomes Right-to-Work State

Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.

02/13/2015

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