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2 Killed When Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle

Two people are dead after a tractor-trailer struck their disabled vehicle on a highway in west-central Missouri.

03/07/2014

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‘Tuffy The Clown’ Leads Sedalia Person of the Year Voting

Tuffy Gessling is a rodeo clown who wore a mask of President Obama at the fair, drawing national attention.

12/16/2013

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Head of Missouri NAACP Calls Obama Clown Mask A Hate Crime

”I think a hate crime occurs when you use a person’s race to depict who they are and to make degrading comments, gestures, et cetera, against them.”

08/15/2013

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Missouri Politicians Gather at Fair After Obama Stunt

Plenty of other executive officials and lawmakers also are expected to attend the event at the fairgrounds in Sedalia today.

08/15/2013

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White House Not Commenting on Rodeo Controversy

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he had no reaction from Obama. But he says that personally, as a native of Missouri, “It was certainly not one of the finer moments in our state.”

08/14/2013

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Rodeo Clown Dresses As President Obama at Mo. State Fair

“The announcer wanted to know if anyone would like to see Obama run down by a bull. The crowd went wild. He asked it again and again, louder each time, whipping the audience into a lather.”

08/11/2013

Missouri Bill Seeks Overhaul of Criminal Laws

The proposed overhaul of the state’s criminal laws runs to nearly 600 pages. It would mark the first major update of the Missouri Criminal Code since 1979.

01/23/2013

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Mo. Bill Seeks Stricter Limit On Cold Medicine

Missouri has passed increasingly stringent laws over the past decade in an effort to control medications that contain pseudoephedrine.

01/18/2013

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City’s Superintendent Says Arming Teachers ‘Isn’t The Right Option’

“That’s one of the options that might be out there,” Dr. Kelvin Adams said of the plan, adding that “it’s not the right option for us at this point in time.”

12/21/2012

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Concealed Gun Bill for Teachers Filed in Missouri

Missouri law currently prohibits concealed guns at schools unless approved by the local school board or a school official.

12/19/2012

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