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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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More Swimming Training Called For The Missouri State Highway Patrol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers say standards for State Highway Patrol swimming training are necessary after a handcuffed man drowned while in custody. A House panel released a report yesterday, noting swim training decreased when the highway and water patrols merged in 2011

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Catherine Hanaway
Catherine Hanaway (Courtesy of Husch Blackwell)

Catherine Hanaway Raises Over $70,000 In Fourth Quarter For Run For Missouri Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Catherine Hanaway says her campaign for the 2016 Missouri governor's race raised an additional $71,354 in the fourth quarter of 2014. She ended the year with $1

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Chuck Hagel
Chuck Hagel

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Visits Whiteman Air Force Base

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday vigorously endorsed an Air Force plan to build a next-generation strategic bomber, arguing that it would help deter nuclear war and preserve America's global pre-eminence

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Flag at Half Staff

Governor Nixon Orders Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff At Cass And Jackson Counties

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Missouri at all state government buildings in Cass and Jackson counties be flown at half-staff on Wednesday (Jan. 14) in honor of Battalion Chief Christopher A

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2015 Municipal Election Starting to Take Shape

We have a week to go until the city council deadline (Jan. 20)  for those wanting to run for office and it looks like we will have at least one race in Ward 4, while the others only have one candidate that has applied so far

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Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal
Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (Courtesy of Missouri Senate webpage)

Missouri Senator Calls For Governor Nixon To Resign

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state senator is calling for Governor Jay Nixon to resign for "failed leadership" during the protests in Ferguson following the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer

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Jefferson City

Missouri Lawmakers Celebrate First Day of Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are ending the first day of the 2015 legislative session with a formal inaugural ball. Legislators and their friends and family were announced one by one in the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday evening after the start of the session

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Jason Kander
Missouri Secretary of State, Jason Kander (Courtesy of Secretary of State website)

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander Announces Ethics, Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced legislation to overhaul Missouri’s worst-in-the-nation ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws. The comprehensive approach is contained in a series of bills filed on Kander’s behalf by Representatives Kevin McManus (D-Kansas City), Randy Dunn (D-Kansas City), Tracy McCreery (D-Olivette) and Jon Carpenter (D-Gladstone).

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MU Pettis County Extension Council Voting Is Open Until January 15

The MU Pettis County Extension Council election will run from January 2 until January 15.  The Pettis County Extension Council is comprised of elected and appointed citizens of Pettis County who guide local MU Extension educational programming

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