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In tonight’s part five of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on KMOS-TV, FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the…
Governor Nixon Commutes Jeff Mizanskey’s Sentencing
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has commuted the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey.
The following is a statement from Show-Me Cannibis on this decision. JEFFERSON CITY, MO - May 22, 2015 - This afternoon Governor Nixon issued an Order commuting the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey to make him eligible for parole...
Whiteman Corridor Ceremonies
The annual George Whiteman Wreath Laying Ceremony was held this morning (May 16) at Memorial Park Cemetery. This year's ceremony was the beginning of the dedications for the Whiteman Corridor, which is a project the Sedalia Leadership has been working on to honor the legacy of Whiteman...
Deadline Nears For Missouri Legislature
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Legislature is in turmoil, with only one day remaining to try to straighten things out and pass legislation. The Legislature faces a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to approve bills. But Senate business remains stalled by Democrats angry over the passage of a …
New Missouri Speaker Named After Diehl Resigns
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber's top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl. Diehl announced Thursday that he was resigning after acknowledging that he had exchanged sexually su…
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Receives Environmental Bill
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has sent Governor Jay Nixon an omnibus environmental bill with provisions that effect wastewater treatment, pollution control and hydraulic fracturing. The measure would require companies get permits before using hydraulic fracturing to extract oil…
Missouri House Speaker Says He Won’t Resign
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri House Speaker John Diehl says he won't resign from the position but is apologizing for his "poor judgment" after a newspaper reported that he exchanged sexually charged text messages with a female Capitol intern...
Right To Work Bill Heads To Governor Jay Nixon’s Desk
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republicans have used their large majorities to send a "right-to-work" measure to Democratic Governor Jay Nixon but appear to lack the supermajority support to override an expected veto. The Missouri House gave final approval yesterday to a…

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