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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.

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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

Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

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

Photo: Getty Images/Shannon Fagan

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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Tax Break Supporters Cite EPA Emissions Proposal

Supporters say the measure seeks to ensure equipment used in transmitting electricity is treated similarly to other manufacturing equipment that already is eligible for a tax break.

06/07/2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Kansas City VA Admits To Keeping Secret Waiting Lists Of Veterans

Administrators were using the secret lists to disguise the real wait time for a veteran to receive medical care.

06/06/2014

Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Inmate Marriage Law May Change in Missouri

State law requires a couple who wants to marry to sign the application for a license in the presence of the county recorder of deeds or an appointed deputy.

05/31/2014

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