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Petitions Filed to Allow Medical Marijuana Use in MissouriThe two petitions would ask voters whether to amend the state constitution to allow physicians to recommend the drug to patients with certain illnesses, such as cancer, epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Missouri Auditor Investigates School's Cyber SecurityThe state's auditor says in the past 10 years more than 250 schools have had a data breach or compromise, several of those in Missouri.
2 Petitions Planned to Ease Missouri Marijuana LawsSupporters think 2016 will be the year Missouri joins 23 other states and the District of Columbia in approving medical marijuana for more than just some Epileptic patients.
21 Missouri Senators Oppose Nixon's Stadium BondsThey say without a public vote they won't support the bonds, KMOX's correspondent isn't confident the bonds will sell.
$40 Million Renovation Expected to Extend Capitol Building Life A $40 million renovation project is underway at the Capitol. It includes a number of phases to be completed over multiple years in different portions of the building, according to Office of Administration Director of Communications Ryan Burns.
Statehouse Sex Scandals Carry Public Costs and ConsequencesIt's as if politicians have forgotten the lessons of former President Bill Clinton, who was impeached in 1998 — but ultimately remained in office — after being accused of lying about his sexual relationship with a White House intern.
Peacock Works to Find Aldermen Support for Riverfront StadiumPeacock says he's still working to assemble land, and to nail down $600 million in private financing for the billion-dollar project.
Missouri Advocate Alleging Priest Abuse Gets $40,000David Clohessy said Thursday that the diocese wrote him a check after he asked for $200,000 for therapy and medical expenses. Clohessy says he agreed not to take legal action against the diocese.
Legislatures Confident in Stopping State Bonds for NFL StadiumNixon's Administration Commissioner says he doesn't know if the state can be sued for not funding the bond payments.
Poll Shows Voters Want to Decide on Public Money for StadiumHouse Budget Chairman says he will block any money in the state budget for payments on a new stadium unless approved by voters.
Jefferson City Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Marriage FraudA Jefferson City lawyer has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from accusations that he helped his Ukrainian mistress find a U.S. citizen to marry solely so she could stay in the U.S.
Cierpiot Elected by Peers to Missouri House Majority LeaderMissouri House Republicans have elected Rep. Mike Cierpiot (SEEHR'-poy) of Lee's Summit as their new majority leader.

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