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Blunt and Interior Secretary Discuss Arch Renovation

“One big request from Mayor Slay and others in St. Louis is if you could put someone in charge of this, one person that really tries to be sure that all of this stays on focus, on time”

05/08/2013

Lucas Park, looking south toward Central Library branch. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Effort To Reclaim Lucas Park Gaining Steam; Exercise Equipment Going In Soon

Organizers say they’re backing the call for nearby New Life Evangelistic Center to be forced out of downtown.

05/07/2013

Getty/Mark Wilson

McCaskill Renews Call To End Airplane Electronics Ban

“It’s more the notion that the government should never have the right to keep a rule in place that’s not based on sound scientific data”

04/22/2013

Missouri River

Forecasters Downgrade Missouri River Flooding

In Jefferson City, the river is expected to crest Saturday afternoon at less than a foot above flood stage, a 2.5-foot drop from earlier projections.

04/19/2013

John Mollenkamp, Brian Long

Missouri Director of Revenue Resigns After Investigation

Director Brian Long announced his resignation, leaving the chairman of the committee investigating the scandal to charge he was thrown under the bus.

04/16/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

As Nixon Stumps For Medicaid Expansion, House Says ‘No’

“It is the time to make the smart business decision, the right human decision, and bring the tax dollars we send to Washington back here to work in Missouri”

03/27/2013

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Durbin Continues His Fight Against Energy Drinks

Last year he asked the FDA to require them to disclose their ingredients. Now he’s asking the manufacturers not to market to children.

03/26/2013

Capitol Hill

Rep. Newman Goes To Washington

“We have no excuses yet. We are demanding action,” Missouri Rep. Stacey Newman, D-Richmond Heights, said.

03/13/2013

Illinois Senators Lead Legislative Fight On ‘Straw Purchases’

The bill, sponsored by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark S. Kirk threatens up to a 15-year prison sentence for those who illegally purchase a gun for someone.

03/08/2013

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Mo. Senate Panel Considers Limits On Gun Info

Legislation could land teachers and doctors in trouble if they ask students about gun ownership or note such information from patients.

02/27/2013

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