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Gov. Nixon: Illegal Immigrant Children Don’t Strain State Resources

Gov. Jay Nixon says children who ended up in Missouri after the recent immigrant surge have not been putting a strain on state resources.

20 hours ago

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Attorney: Botched Execution Shows Process is ‘Callous Trial-and-Error’

The nation’s third botched execution in six months has death row lawyers, including one in Missouri, crying foul.

07/25/2014

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Brothers Create Website for Those Looking for Featured TV Restaurants, Dishes

Fans of shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives have been known to seek out the restaurants on the show during vacations or business trips. Frank Apap used to do the same, but says going to the different food show websites was complicated, so he and his brother created a clearinghouse site called tvfoodmaps.com.

07/24/2014

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Missouri’s Lack of Prescription Drug Database Opens Doors for Abuse

Missouri is the only state in the nation that has not agreed to set up a prescription drug database, which would be used to identify and track those who acquire excess painkiller or tranquilizer prescriptions.

07/23/2014

A box of Russell Stover chocolates is displayed on July 14, 2014. Swiss chocolate maker Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli announced that it had agreed to purchase Kansas City based boxed choclate maker Russell Stover Candies for an undisclosed amount. The deal will make Lindt the third-largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Swiss Lindt Buys US Candy Maker Russell Stover

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli says it is buying U.S. manufacturer Russell Stover Candies, Inc., for an undisclosed sum.

07/14/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Governor Blocks Alcohol Sales At Missouri Capitol

Gov. Jay Nixon has put the kibosh on plans to sell beer and wine at the Missouri Capitol.

07/10/2014

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Missouri Revenues Fall Short of Projections

Missouri may soon need to dip into its reserves in order to pay its bills.

07/02/2014

Woman who came to U.S. as a child faced deportation after theft charges filed. (John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. Changes Mind About Deporting Missouri Woman

Komdown “Dow” Boyer faced deportation after losing her green card because of a felony theft conviction.

06/23/2014

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Study: The Safest States for Teen Drivers

Illinois is number 3 on the list, while Missouri is number 42.

06/18/2014

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1st US Executions Since Botched Lethal Injection

Georgia and Missouri have carried out the nation’s first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April revived concerns about capital punishment.

06/18/2014

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