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Missouri Lawmakers Try to Appeal Gay Marriage Case

Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

12/03/2014

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Missouri Urged to Not Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

More than 3,000 Missouri residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturns its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

11/12/2014

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Mo. Attorney General Won’t Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Chris Koster says state’s future will be “one of inclusion.”

10/06/2014

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Missouri Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples

A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.

10/03/2014

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KC Band Teacher Charged with Molesting 11-Year-Old

An assistant band teacher at a Kansas City private school has been charged with molesting an 11-year-old student who says he inappropriately groped her on several occasions.

03/14/2014

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New Prosecutor To Probe Missouri Teen Sex Assault Case

Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.

10/21/2013

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Judge: Clemons Failed to Prove Innocence

Manners, who retired last month as a circuit judge in Jackson County, reviewed the case at the request of the Missouri Supreme Court.

08/07/2013

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KC Couple Charged with Confining Girl in Basement

Jackson County prosecutors charged the couple with one count each of abuse or neglect of a child, child endangerment and felonious restraint.

05/15/2013

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After Late-Night Filibuster, Mo. Senate Ready to Move on Tax Overhaul

The measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.

05/08/2013

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Missouri State Senator Says No Rush on Criminal Code Overhaul

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Jackson County, lessens the penalties assigned to non-violent criminals.

04/09/2013

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