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Andre Cole

NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt Execution

Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.

04/13/2015

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

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St. Louis County Sidelined in Deal for New NFL Stadium — Proponents Surprised

County Executive Steve Stenger says his office was told by a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff that the county’s dollars aren’t needed to pay for a new football stadium on the near north riverfront downtown.

03/31/2015

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill to Boost Agriculture Industry

A bill aimed at bolstering Missouri’s agricultural industry is headed to the governor.

03/31/2015

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (KMOX file photo)

Lt. Gov. Kinder Blames Feds for ‘Incitement of the Mob’ in Ferguson

“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.

03/17/2015

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State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood

“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.

03/03/2015

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Politicians React to Death of Mo. Auditor Tom Schweich

Multiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.

02/26/2015

"Jury" finds McCulloch guilty. McCulloch talks about grand jury process, and says what just happened wasn't it. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Protesters Interrupt, Are Removed from McCulloch Speech at SLU Law School

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended the decision not to more forcefully defend property the night of the Michael Brown Grand Jury decision.

02/20/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (C) arrives for a news conference at the University of Missouri - St. Louis on November 24, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Nixon pleaded for calm in the community as a St. Louis County grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown that sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri in August.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Area Officeholders React to Grand Jury Decision

Area politicians weigh in on the decision by the Grand Jury in the Michael Brown shooting death.

11/24/2014

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Beer Sales at the Missouri Capitol Blocked by Gov. Nixon

The governor said alcohol sales could have presented a poor image to children and families

07/10/2014

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