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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

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

Nixon Addresses Reasoning for Not Deploying National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.

02/12/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.

02/12/2015

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Nixon: Without NFL in St. Louis, State Loses Millions in Income Tax

Gov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.

02/10/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

Nixon to Announce Preparations for Riverfront Stadium Development

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will visit the north riverfront on Tuesday morning for an announcement regarding the future of a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

02/09/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona (Getty/Mike Lawrie)

NFL Commissioner Tackles Los Angeles Question

Roger Goodell says work in St. Louis on building a new stadium is a positive.

01/30/2015

Missouri senator and physician Rob Schaaf, R-St.Joseph. (KMOX file photo)

Loud ‘No’ from Missouri Senate Concerning New STL Football Stadium

One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.

01/29/2015

Rep. Keith English (Photo: keithenglishformo.com)

Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

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Isom Named New Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

St. Louis city’s former police chief is now the state’s top law enforcement authority.

01/23/2015

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