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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

06/26/2015

Nurnberg, Germany (Credit, Randy Yagi)

For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big Deals

Nixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, “whether it’s in the trade agreements that we’ve done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money” in Missouri.

06/22/2015

Flooding file photo (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Flash Flood Forces Evacuation in Crawford County

18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek

06/18/2015

File photo of prison cells. (Credit: AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

As Execution Nears for Condemned Mo. Man, Surviving Daughter Seeks Clemency

“My father’s a very important role model in my life,” she said. “He’s always been with me. He’s the only surviving parent I have and I struggle in life. To see my father live would help me.”

06/09/2015

Jeff Mizanskey poses with his two granddaughters. (Courtesy of gofundme.com)

Man Serving Life Without Parole for Pot Now Has Chance at Freedom (FULL AUDIO)

Jeff Mizanskey, who is serving life without parole for pot, sits down with KMOX News for his first interview since the governor commuted his sentence.

06/01/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Right-to-Work Supporters Prepare for Possible Veto

Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dan Mehan says if Gov. Nixon does veto the measure, they will try to receive enough votes to override his veto.

05/14/2015

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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.

05/04/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Audit: Gov. Nixon has Shifted Costs to Agencies

A new state audit chides Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for continuing to use money budgeted for state agencies to cover some of his office expenses.

04/22/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Catholic Leaders Send Letter About Executions

As of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.

04/16/2015

Nicole Galloway (Courtesy of @nicolergalloway Twitter profile)

Governor Appoints Replacement After Missouri Auditor’s Death

The appointment of Nicole Galloway, who currently is the Boone County treasurer, means that five of Missouri’s six statewide elected offices now will be held by Democrats.

04/14/2015

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