Missouri

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Missouri Lawmakers Struggle to Find Transportation Funding

Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.

04/14/2015

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Police: Missouri Auditor Had Talked of Suicide, Left No Note

Former Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich had talked for years of taking his life but left no suicide note when he fatally shot himself in February, investigators said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Governor Appoints Replacement After Missouri Auditor’s Death

The appointment of Nicole Galloway, who currently is the Boone County treasurer, means that five of Missouri’s six statewide elected offices now will be held by Democrats.

04/14/2015

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Vaccine Developed for Canine Influenza

There have been no confirmed, suspected or reported cases of the Canine Influenza in Missouri, but if there is an outbreak in the state, there is now a vaccine. The key is acting quickly.

04/14/2015

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Missouri Senate Advances Bill to Fix Student Transfer Law

Missouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state’s flawed student transfer law.

04/13/2015

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Police Investigate Noose Found in Tree

Police in north St. Louis County are investigating after a noose was found hanging from a tree near a high school.

04/10/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

House Bill Could Force Proof in Wrongful Termination

A fired employee would have to prove discrimination was a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor in wrongful termination.

04/09/2015

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Springfield Voters Overturn Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Voters in Springfield, Missouri, have voted to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

04/07/2015

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Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in Dogs

An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.

04/06/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Blocks Limits for Former Superintendents

Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.

04/03/2015

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