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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have eliminated the current requirements that individuals must obtain training, education, a background check and a permit in order to carry a concealed firearm in Missouri.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is connected to at least 50 deaths nationwide has several states scrambling to stop its spread, with Kansas law enforcement agencies seeking an emergency ban.

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After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing the bill from moving on.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Downtown Washington Inc. and its sister organization, the Historic Washington Foundation, Tuesday will mark the fifth anniversary of operating a contract postal unit (CPU) in the historic post office building at Second and Lafayette streets.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri fired an assistant professor on Thursday who had been suspended after run-ins with student journalists during protests last year, including a videotaped confrontation where she called for "some muscle" to remove a videographer from the Colum…

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Lake Ozark, Mo. (January 5, 2016) – In response to The Army Corps of Engineers discharging water at Truman Dam that has been held since the heavy rains in late December, Ameren Missouri opened the spill gates at Bagnell Dam at Noon today. Ameren Missouri urges property owners at the Lake of …

  • By Josh Mitchell, Missourian Staff Writer
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The issue of legalizing medical marijuana in Missouri will come up again in the legislative session, which starts in January.

Missouri Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge recently recognized Judge David L. Hoven for participation in the judicial transfer and partnership programs during a ceremony honoring exemplary service to the people of Missouri.

  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Brett Hoch, an instructor in the Washington School District, has been elected president-elect for the MSTA (Missouri State Teachers Association) state board.

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