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Bill Will Raise Traffic Fines; Judge Says No Worries

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to sign the legislation authorizing the $300 fines.

05/12/2015

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Missouri Home Care Workers Push for Higher Wages

Missouri home care workers on Monday pressed lawmakers to allow a proposed increase in their minimum wage to take effect, despite opposition from home health care companies arguing it could cause them financial hardship.

05/11/2015

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Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More Officers

At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.

05/07/2015

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Voters Could Decide on Tax Raise for More St. Louis Police

St. Louis city voters could be asked in August whether they want to raise some taxes and fees to pay for 180 more police officers.

05/04/2015

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Missouri Senate Endorses Increased Fuel Tax for Road Funding

The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes.

04/30/2015

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Metro Working on Increasing Safety for Riders

Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.

04/27/2015

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University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase

“There’s a concern over gangs in St. Louis,” UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. “We do have gangs, we do have guns – they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren’t associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren’t carrying guns.”

04/22/2015

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SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition Increase

Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

04/17/2015

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St.Charles To Send Notices of Real Estate Assessment

Some St. Charles County residents will see an increase in their real estate assessments.

04/10/2015

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Stolen Guns in St. Louis Increasing

126 guns have been reported stolen in the city this year, up 55 percent from a year ago. Another 410 guns have been seized by police.

04/02/2015

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