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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Makes Request For More Money For Budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's budget request for more money both this year and next faces big hurdles from lawmakers. Republican lawmakers this week raised concerns about approving new spending for this year at the same time the governor is withholding money from some priorities

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Claire McCaskill
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U.S. Senator McCaskill Named Top Democrat On the Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations


JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says she has been named the top Democrat on a committee that investigates federal agencies. 
McCaskill said Thursday that she will be the ranking minority party member on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which is part of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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St. Louis County Judge Rejects Request By NAACP Legal Defense and Eductional Fund

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County judge has rejected a request by the NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund to convene a new grand jury to consider charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Governor Jay Nixon Delivers State of The State Address

Governor Jay Nixon delivered his 7th State of the State Address. Newstalk 1050 KSIS will air it at 8:05 this morning (Jan. 22) if you missed it.

This year we're also able to bring you the full transcript

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Special Interest Groups and Residents Asking Lawmakers’ Help To Overturn Nixon’s Budget Decisions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri special interest groups and residents are asking for state lawmakers' help in releasing millions of dollars in funding withheld by the governor. Democratic Gov

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President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
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Watch President Obama Deliver the 2015 State of the Union [VIDEO]

At 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday night, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington. It will be his sixth such message, the first before a Republican-controlled Congress, following the GOP's victories in the 2014 midterms.

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2015 MLK Sedalia March
The 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. March Begins in front of the Sacred Heart Church

Sedalia Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events [PHOTOS]

The Sedalia community gathered at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day services this morning (Jan. 19).

The services featured City Councilwoman Bonita Nash as the emcee, with the invocation done by Elder W

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William Lacy Clay
U.S. Rep William Lacy Clay (Courtesy of U.S. House)

Members of Congressional Black Caucus Join U.S. Rep William Lacy Clay

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Leading black members of Congress are vowing to lead a legislative fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings around the U.S. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U

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Photo of Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Activities

Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Area schools may be out, but there is still lots to learn and do.

Sedalia does an excellent job of continuing to share the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon (courtesy of

Westminister College Prepares For Events Surround 50th Anniversary Of Churchill’s Death

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Westminster College is planning events next week to note the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death. British ambassador Peter Westmacott and Governor Jay Nixon are scheduled to attend the "America's Service of Remembrance" ceremony at the college in Fulton

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