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The Covering House is Open For Victims of Sex Trafficking

The first of its kind in Missouri – a long-term care home for teenage girls who are victims of sex trafficking – has opened.

10/09/2014

People march to demand Justice for Michael Brown stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson and demand police reform in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 4, 2014. (credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

REPORT: Missouri Authorities Planning for Riots if Ferguson Officer Not Indicted

Missouri officials are reportedly planning for possible riots if a Ferguson police officer is not indicted in the death of an 18-year-old African-American.

10/08/2014

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Mo. Attorney General Won’t Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Chris Koster says state’s future will be “one of inclusion.”

10/06/2014

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Missouri Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples

A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.

10/03/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Demands High Fees To Turn Over City Files

Ferguson bureaucrats responding to requests under the state’s Sunshine Act to turn over government files about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their employees’ salaries before they will agree to release any records.

09/29/2014

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Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?

It’s no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?

09/25/2014

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

Missouri’s Education Goals Under Review, Subject to Change

Groups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri’s learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.

09/24/2014

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Missouri Gives Money To Help Town After Tornado

A small northwest Missouri town hit by an EF2 tornado will get more than $375,000 from the state to help repair streets and remove debris.

09/23/2014

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Missouri Falls in ‘Least Rude’ Category for Drivers

When you quickly change lanes on Missouri roads, how likely are you to anger the driver behind you? What about in Illinois? A new study tells us which states have the rudest drivers.

09/22/2014

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Tension Marks Missouri Education Goals Rewrite

Educators and parents chosen to rewrite learning benchmarks for Missouri children are divided on how to move forward.

09/22/2014

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