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Missouri Falls Short of National Average When it Comes to Pay Equality

Women make 71 cents to every $1 men make in Missouri. The national average is 78 cents to the dollar, according to Doyle.

03/16/2015

FERGUSON, MO - MARCH 12: Police officers secure the crime scene outside the police station after two officers were shot and wounded during last night's protest on March 12, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police And Activists Try To Tamp Down Tensions In Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday sought to tamp down tensions after two police officers were shot in front of the Ferguson […]

03/12/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Hancock: ‘It Is Clear There Was No Whisper Campaign, And It Is Time to Move On’

Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

03/12/2015

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Lawmakers Advance Scholarship Ban Bill For Immigrant Students Living In State Illegally

Immigrant students living in Missouri illegally could not receive the state’s A+ Scholarship under two bills that advanced Wednesday in the House and Senate.

03/12/2015

John Hancock (Courtesy of teamjha.com)

Hancock to Break Silence on Schweich Suicide

Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.

03/12/2015

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Cases of Fatal Deer Illness in Missouri Breach Containment

This marks the first time the fatal illness has appeared outside Missouri’s northern containment zone. It is not believed the disease can be transmitted to humans.

03/11/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATE: Ferguson PD Submits Racial Disparity Data to Koster’s Office

Attorney General Chris Koster’s office says Ferguson has now complied with state law

03/10/2015

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Bird Flu Confirmed at Second Turkey Farm in Missouri

Missouri health and safety officials are working with poultry farmers to stop the outbreak.

03/10/2015

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Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax ‘Would Not Solve the Total Problem’

Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.

03/10/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

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