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Nixon Announces Education Spending Restrictions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.


NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 29:  Jake Clemons and Bruce Springsteen of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 3 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on April 29, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Mark Reardon: Jake Clemons, Nephew Of The Legendary Clarence Clemons

Jake Clemons is the nephew of legendary musician Clarence Clemons. Jake will be performing tomorrow night in the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill.


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Rick Stream to Run for St. Louis County Executive

The Republican State Rep. from Kirkwood officially filed for the office this morning, and then hopped in his car to head to Jefferson City.


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Lack of Action Leads to Loss of Mo. Tobacco Money

When Missouri receives an annual settlement payment from tobacco companies next month, the deposit will be less than half of its typical $130 million.


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Mo. Budget Funds Lab for Faster Newborn Screenings

Missouri lawmakers are proposing to boost spending at a state health laboratory in hopes of speeding up the results of newborn blood screenings that test for dozens of health conditions.


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Missouri House Approves Mid-Year Spending Bill to Fund Normandy

The bill Thursday includes money to keep Normandy School District afloat.


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Missouri GOPs At Odds Over What To do With Extra Money

After coping through several lean years, Missouri’s Republican leaders now are at odds over whether to save or spend an excess of money.


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Missouri Budget Chair Leaves Capitol for Ailing Mother

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones said that the mother of House Budget Committee Chairman Rick Stream has suffered a stroke.