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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon prespares to have Thanksgiving dinner with National Guard troops on guard in Ferguson,Missouri on November 27, 2014. The 2000 troops have been called up to protect key locations in the St. Louis and Ferguson area due to the riots, looting and burning as a result of the Michael Brown grand jury ruling.      UPI/Handout

Gov. Nixon Calling Special Session Over Ferguson Funding

Governor will ask the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to the protests in Ferguson.

11/28/2014

This picture of the new state Highway Patrol plane was tweeted by Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, on Wednesday

Questions Continue at Missouri Capitol Over New Plane

A House appropriations committee on Wednesday questioned Nixon’s chief of staff, John Watson, about his knowledge of the plane’s purchase.

02/13/2013

This picture of the new state Highway Patrol plane was tweeted by Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, on Wednesday

Missouri House Panel Demands Answers on New State Plane

Lawmakers are questioning the need for the plane and whether its purchase was politically motivated.

01/30/2013

The Missouri State Highway Patrol purchased a King Air 250 airplane in December for Gov. Jay Nixon and other state officials to use. (File photo)

Nixon Defends Purchase of New Airplane

Nixon says the $5.6 million airplane bought by the Missouri State Highway Patrol was a good long-term investment for law enforcement and safety.

01/29/2013

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UPDATE: Bustamante Pleads Guilty To Killing 9-Year-Old Girl

The Missouri teen told authorities that she strangled, cut and stabbed a 9-year-old neighbor because she wanted to know what it felt

01/10/2012

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Missouri Traffic Deaths Down in 2011

State Highway Patrol says 773 people died in car accidents in 2011.

01/03/2012

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Two Arrested in Police Chase/Crash

The accident happened in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday.

11/29/2011

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