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File photo of a Golden Retriever. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in Dogs

An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.

04/06/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Blocks Limits for Former Superintendents

Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.

04/03/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Services Planned for Former Missouri Auditor Spokesman

Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.

04/03/2015

man, children dead

UPDATED: Two Charged in Connection with Shooting of O’Fallon Teen

Police are looking into circumstances leading up to a shooting Thursday evening in O’Fallon in which a juvenile was shot.

04/03/2015

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Senate Passed Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.

04/03/2015

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Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Rumbles in Missouri

No damage is reported from a magnitude 3.6 earthquake centered in the Bootheel region of Southeast Missouri.

04/02/2015

Ferguson Commission (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Municipal Court Reform Advances in Missouri Legislature

Co-chairs of the Ferguson Commission commend the legislative action.

04/02/2015

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Missouri House Initially OKs Pledge of Allegiance in English

A Republican lawmaker said a measure to require Missouri public schools recite the Pledge of Allegiance in English is needed because that’s the official language of the state.

04/01/2015

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam May Head to Canada to Play Football

The general manager of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes says his team has a 50-50 chance of signing Michael Sam.

04/01/2015

not weed

Missouri House Panel Sends Medical Marijuana Bill Forward

The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.

04/01/2015

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