Missouri

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Missouri Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

The state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in August from 6.5 percent in July.

09/16/2014

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St. Louis Sees Less Foreclosures But More Homeowners Underwater

New figures released this morning bring mixed news for the St. Louis housing market.

09/11/2014

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What to Look For in Detecting Serious Respiratory Illness

A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.

09/09/2014

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Missouri, Texas Plan Executions Wednesday

Two of the nation’s most active death penalty states are planning executions on Wednesday, as attorneys for the inmates continue efforts to save them.

09/08/2014

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Schweich Questions Nixon’s Budget Cuts

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is accusing Gov. Jay Nixon of violating the state constitution by making budget cuts in 2012.

09/08/2014

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Missouri Poised to Vote on 72-Hour Abortion Wait

Already among the leaders in abortion restrictions, Missouri could be poised to enact one of the nation’s longest mandatory waiting periods for women wanting to terminate a pregnancy.

09/08/2014

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Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

09/05/2014

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Report: Illinois Has Lower Teen Birth Rate Than Missouri

The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.

08/21/2014

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Overnight America Podcast: August 14th, 2014 – Michael Calhoun, Ryan Reilly

KMOX reporter Michael Calhoun joined Jon LIVE from Ferguson, Missouri to update us on another night of civil unrest in this Saint Louis suburb. Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly was arrested while covering the Saint […]

08/14/2014

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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