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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

4 Members of Congress Send Letter to EPA Over West Lake Landfill

Soil testing continues at baseball fields near the landfill, and the letter says that Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt and Congressmen Ann Wagner and Lacy Clay want to know the results.


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Sen. Blunt: VA Health Problems are Obama’s Fault

Missouri’s Republican Senator says the blame for problems in the VA health system lie squarely with the Obama Administration.


The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA Audit: St. Louis Hospital’s Wait Time is 6th Worst in Nation

The audit found an 86-day wait at the St. Louis center—the 6th worst in the nation.


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Kansas City VA Admits To Keeping Secret Waiting Lists Of Veterans

Administrators were using the secret lists to disguise the real wait time for a veteran to receive medical care.


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Lawmakers Await Answers on Processing Center

Reports said employees are being paid to do very little work at a suburban St. Louis processing center for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.


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Sen. Blunt: Bergdahl Deal Was a Huge Mistake

Sen. Roy Blunt says the trade puts Americans at a greater risk around the world.


The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blunt, McCaskill Urge Accountability for VA

Veterans Affairs leaders need to be held accountable, Missouri’s U.S. senators said Wednesday.


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Obama’s New Carbon Emissions Rules Draw Mixed Reactions

President’s Obama’s call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions is stirring strong reactions on both sides of the argument.


File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Blunt Vows to Fight Obama’s Carbon Emission Plan

Missouri generates about 80 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power plants, one of the highest percentages in the nation.


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Sen. Blunt: Allow Veterans Care at Private Facilities

As hearings on the VA scandals continue in Washington, the Missouri senator is responding to calls to add more staff to handle the influx of new veterans.