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UPDATED: Tyrone Shooter Believed to be Cousin of Some Victims

A 36-year-old resident of Tyrone in Texas County apparently took seven lives before shooting himself to death late Thursday night.

02/27/2015

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Politicians React to Death of Mo. Auditor Tom Schweich

Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.

02/26/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Courtesy of @TomSchweichMO Twitter page)

UPDATE: Missouri Auditor Schweich Dead In Apparent Suicide

Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.

02/26/2015

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Anti-Defamation League Sounds Warning About White Supremacists in Mo. Prisons

“The reality is, they can do enormous damage as a single individual, and that’s what is worth paying attention to.”

02/26/2015

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More Than 400 Pounds of Marijuana Chocolate Seized

Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.

02/25/2015

Dan Isom (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Director of State Dept. of Public Safety Dan Isom Resigning

Dr. Daniel Isom confirmed with Sen. Jamilah Nasheed that he will resign his post as the recently confirmed Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

02/25/2015

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Study: Missouri Tops in Suspensions of Black Grade Schoolers

A new study shows Missouri suspended black elementary students at a higher rate than any other U.S. state, with the gap between suspensions of black and white students also top in the country.

02/24/2015

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Missouri Man Accused of Luring Girl with Snacks, Killing Her

Court records say a 55-year-old man lured a 6-year-old girl to his southwest Missouri motel room with snacks and strangled her.

02/24/2015

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House Committee Hears Testimony on Bill that Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

“I’m going to say to you right now, I could care less about anybody who wants to get high,” Williams testified. “Your problem, not mine. I’m only concerned about people who need to have relief with medication.”

02/24/2015

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Missouri Sen. McCaskill For End to Trade Embargo with Cuba

McCaskill says trade with Cuba could help Missouri farmers compete to export goods, particularly rice.

02/23/2015

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