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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. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Joins Other Governors in Afghanistan for Counterterrorism Briefings

The U.S. Department of Defense picked an unusual time for a delegation of governors to take a tour of Afghanistan. Among those governors is Missouri’s Jay Nixon.

09/29/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is meeting with Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Commander of the 10th Mountain Division and Regional Command - East at Bagram AFB Afghanistan, aand plans to visit with Missouri National Guard units deployed in Afghanistan on September 28, 2014. (photo: Gov. Nixon's office)

Gov. Nixon Meeting With Mo. Troops In Afghanistan

State’s chief executive officer says trip will help him better understand national security issues

09/28/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt file photo

Gov. Nixon’s In Afghanistan

Four U.S. governors made surprise visit, invited by Secretary of Defense Hagel

09/27/2014

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Nixon Orders Audit of St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Office

The trouble is piling on for Sharon Carpenter – the former St. Louis Recorder of Deeds running to get her job back after she resigned in disgrace in July.

09/22/2014

Police guard a Quick Trip gas station that was burned when protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown turned to riots and looting on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police May Not See Reimbursement from State for Work in Ferguson

It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.

09/17/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talks to reporters after visiting with students at the Bryan Hill Elementary School in St. Louis on Sept. 16, 2014. Nixon was on hand to thank teachers for the work they do and to discuss the importance of investing in public education. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Announces SLPS Test Scores Up 18 Points

A special visitor brought good news to a grade school in North St. Louis. Gov. Jay Nixon at Bryan Hill Elementary School announced test scores district-wide are up 18 points.

09/16/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmakers Override Budget Vetoes

Gov. Nixon could still freeze spending for affected programs.

09/10/2014

Captain Ronald Johnson (L), of the MIssouri HIghway Patrol is seen with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson prior to the funeral of slain 18-year old teenager Michael Brown Jr. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 2014. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard Completes Departure from Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

08/27/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wife of Area Officer Fears for Family’s Safety After Ferguson Unrest

The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.

08/25/2014

People take cover from tear gas inside a McDonald's restaurant after a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer was attacked by police August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his August 9, death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Asking for Federal Help for Damaged Ferguson Businesses

Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.

08/22/2014

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