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Missouri Secretary of State Candidate Files Voter ID Measure

A Republican candidate for the Missouri Secretary of State is pushing an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.

05/21/2015

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Authorities say Child’s Death at Home Day Care an Accident

Boone County authorities say the death of an 11-month-old girl at a small home-based day care near Columbia was an accident.

05/21/2015

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3 Caimans, The Largest 6 Feet, Found at Kansas City Home

Authorities say three large reptiles that are similar to alligators have been found at a Kansas City home.

05/20/2015

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Bird Flu Hits Missouri

Although Missouri isn’t the hardest hit, there have been about 29,000 confirmed cases.

05/19/2015

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Former Addict Handing Out Narcan Doses

Chad Sabora, who is now a recovery specialist, has taken it upon himself to hand out public doses of Narcan.

05/19/2015

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Dog Food Recall Affects Stores in Missouri

A dog food recall announced Monday affects products sold a specialty stores in Missouri.

05/18/2015

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Missouri Senate Quits Early, Killing Numerous Bills

Senate Democrats briefly relented Friday from a weeklong blockade to allow final approval of a bill reauthorizing $3.6 billion of annual health care provider taxes for the state’s Medicaid program. But that was the only bill they let come to a vote.

05/15/2015

Rep. Mark Richardson being sworn in as House Speaker (Provided by Tim Bommel, Photojournalist, Missouri State Capitol)

Missouri House Elects Speaker After Resignation Over Texts

The Missouri House unanimously elected Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot on Friday following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, who acknowledged exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a Capitol intern.

05/15/2015

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Missouri House Approves Change to Standard for Deadly Force

The House’s vote Friday sends the bill to the Senate, where activity has been stalled this week. Legislators face a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to give final approval to bills.

05/15/2015

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Intern in Sexting Scandal Breaks Silence

Katie Graham, of Joplin, Mo., and a student at Missouri Southern State University, sent out a statement late Thursday evening.

05/15/2015

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