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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

File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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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Missouri Ranked 18th in Country for Most Deer Collisions

Next time you’re driving around dawn or dusk, consider your chances of hitting a deer on the road. State Farm Insurance ranks Missouri 18th in the country for most deer collisions.

09/17/2014

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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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