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Judge: Chicago Jail’s Newspaper Ban Violates 1st Amendment

A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation’s largest jails violates inmates’ right to free speech.


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St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in Article

Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?


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Century-old Time Capsule From Missouri Capitol Opened

Missouri state workers donning masks and blue gloves with the care of surgeons cut open a 100-year-old time capsule from the Capitol on Thursday.


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Repealing Mo. Newspaper Tax Exemptions “Not Retaliation”

Bill’s sponsor says he’s just following their advice


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More Problems for Missouri Newspapers

Newspaper companies would face higher printing costs under a proposal by a Missouri House committee that eliminates the sales tax exemption for printing materials.


Actor Steve Buscemi, left, director Alexandra Kerry, center, and "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau attend the Sundance Channel Official Party at 350 Main Brasserie during the 2005 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25, 2005 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Getty Images for the Sundance Channel)

Newspapers Considering Not Running Doonesbury Abortion Comic Strip

Universal Press Syndicate will offer replacement Doonesbury comic strips next week to newspapers that don’t want to run a series focusing on a Texas law that requires women to have an ultrasound before getting an abortion, officials said Friday.


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