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Missouri Teacher Tenure Could Change to Performance Standards

The amendment would forgo teacher tenure in favor of performance evaluations. Grades would determine standards for pay and dismissals for Missouri teachers.

10/23/2014

Protestors display signs during a peaceful rally in Canfield Apartments and along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri  on August 23, 2014 as the community prepares to rebuild and heal after the days of unrest following the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9th.     (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Sees Boost in Number of Registered Voters

One response to Ferguson unrest from area leaders has been telling people to register to vote, and it appears they have listened.

10/02/2014

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Union Members to Vote on New Agreement with Metro Today

For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.

09/25/2014

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Students OK Tobacco-Free Campus, Eliminates Athletics Fee

Missouri Southern students voted for a tobacco-free campus, but narrowly rejected a new fee to fund athletics and recreation.

05/02/2014

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New Ill. Law Allows Some 17-Year-Olds to Vote in March

Some teenagers in Illinois can now register to vote in the state’s March primary, even if they’re still 17 when they cast their first ballots.

01/02/2014

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Voters Do Not Dissolve Uplands Park

Uplands Park will not become part of unincorporated St. Louis County.

11/05/2013

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Missouri House Panel Adopts Voter Photo ID Requirement

The House Elections Committee approved a state constitutional amendment that would ask voters whether to allow the photo ID requirement.

02/05/2013

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Dems Want House Vote on Senate-Passed ‘Cliff’ Deal

House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, says she expects, and wants, a straight up or down vote, on the Senate-passed bill avoiding the tax portion of the fiscal cliff.

01/01/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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Proposition E Puts Health Care Back on Missouri Ballots

Missouri voters will get to cast ballots in November on another key component of the health care law — insurance exchanges.

09/28/2012

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