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Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed makes her remarks as Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster looks on during his Roundtable on Representative Policing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in St. Louis on October 1, 2014. Koster brought political, law enforcement and community leaders together to talk about some of the problems that have plagued the Ferguson, Missouri area after the police shooting death of teen Michael Brown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Nasheed Arrested by County Police in Ferguson

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.

10/21/2014

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Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.

10/15/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (Photo: KMOX)

Mayor Slay Calling for Government Help with Ferguson Solutions

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is stepping up to the plate after violent protests and unrest made their way to the streets of St. Louis.

10/13/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Transformations

During my professional career, I have experienced two major political transformations that fundamentally changed our society. Recent developments in Missouri make me wonder if we’re experiencing a similar transformation today involving gay rights — or, at least, gay marriages in Missouri.

10/10/2014

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Boeing Brings 700 Production Jobs to St. Louis

Boeing is adding 700 new production jobs in St. Louis for its new 777X passenger plane.

10/06/2014

Lesley McSpadden (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), the parents of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown, attend an event for their son at the Greater Grace Church on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Michael Brown’s Parents Personally Requesting Special Prosecutor

Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., through their attorney, sent a letter to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon requesting that St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch be replaced.

10/06/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is joined by State Senator Jamilah Nasheed (R) and St. Louis Board of Alderman Antonio French (L) ) to announce $500,000 will be funded to expand access to math and science tutoring and enrichment programs to an additional 350 students from low-income families in St. Louis, during a press conference at the University of Missouri -St. Louis in St. Louis on October 2, 2014.  The in-school and after-school tutoring services will be provided through a new partnership between the College of Education at UMSL and The North Campus, an organization founded by Alderman French to provide targeted, intensive educational supports to help lift students and their families out of poverty.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Federal Grant Coming for St. Louis Tutoring

A tutoring program created by a prominent Ferguson police shooting protester will receive $500,000 in public money to expand its efforts.

10/03/2014

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)

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

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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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