Lee’s Summit

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.
Flooding, Power Outages in St. Louis, a Tornado in Lee's SummitA tornado has touched down in suburban Kansas City, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.
Sheriff: Sex Offender Failed to Register New Job as Santa ClausA 50-year-old sex offender working as a meet-and-greet Santa Claus was arrested after failing to register his new employment to authorities.
Nixon Again Calls For Mo. Campaign Contribution LimitsMissouri's campaign finance limits were eliminated by legislation passed in the closing hours of the 2008 session.
Missouri Seeks Retrial in '83 Prison Stabbing A Lee's Summit man whose life sentence and murder conviction in a 1983 prison stabbing were overturned by the state Supreme Court after another inmate confessed is firing back against state prosecutors he says are withholding evidence as they press for a new trial.
Vatterott College Told to Pay Woman $13 MillionA Missouri woman has won a $13 million judgment against Vatterott College in a lawsuit over advice she was given during enrollment.
After Late-Night Filibuster, Mo. Senate Ready to Move on Tax OverhaulThe measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.
University City Sen. Takes On Welfare MisuseThe bill sponsored by Chappelle-Nadal would not allow recipients to use public assistant to buy tobacco, alcohol, or go to games or strip clubs.
Mo. Senator Rolls Out New Tax Overhaul ProposalThe proposal would gradually reduce the state's income tax rate by 1 percent while gradually increasing the state sales tax by one-half percent.
Student's "Kill List" Found at Schoollist had names along with pictures of guns and knives
3 Finalists Selected for Missouri Supreme CourtThey are Jackson County Circuit Judge Michael Manners, St. Louis attorney Stanley Wallach and Columbia attorney Paul Wilson.
Mo. Police Investigate Man's Body Found In Water A man's body has been found in a storm water retention pond in the Kansas City suburb of Lee's Summit.

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