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A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

PROMO Helps Launch Missouri Marriage Equality Website

Gay marriage in Missouri – it is not on the ballot, there is no campaign, and it’s all in the hands of judges, but marriage equality advocates are launching a public awareness effort at showmemarriage.com.

08/07/2014

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Grain Fungus Found That is Harmful to Cattle

Ergot is an airborne fungus that affects seed heads of cereal grains such as rye, barley, oat and wheat.

08/07/2014

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Missouri Inmate Executed for Killing Neighbor in Lake St. Louis

Michael Worthington is the seventh Missouri inmate executed this year.

08/06/2014

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Small-Town Main Street Organizations Say Downtowns Are Coming Back

Leaders from towns across Missouri are looking to St. Louis, from South Grand to Kirkwood, for inspiration during a conference this week.

07/31/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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.

07/29/2014

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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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