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Missouri passes Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act

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The Missouri Legislature has passed the “Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act.” The vote came Thursday and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it into law. The American Jewish Committee is one of ...

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Groups organize to force widespread mail-in ballots in Missouri, raising concerns over voting fraud by others 

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The way in which Missouri voters cast their ballots this November will change if a growing group of Jewish leaders and other clergy have their way. Not so fast, say others who ...

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How Missouri will handle taxes on stimulus checks

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Missouri residents who received a stimulus check from the federal government because of COVID-19 will not have to pay state income tax under a bill passed by the state senate. The payments ...

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Former Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon defending televangelist Jim Bakker

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Televangelist Jim Bakker, who is based in Branson, Mo., now has an unlikely ally in defending his lawsuit over claims that he peddled a fake cure for COVID -19. Former Missouri Gov. ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley calls for investigation of meatpacking industry

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The coronavirus pandemic is exposing many flaws in the nation’s supply chain for essential items such as food. Sen Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to begin an ...

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University of Missouri announces plans to reopen campus for fall semester

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The University of Missouri announced that it plans to reopen for the fall semester. “We had a ton of people asking us, ‘Are you going to reopen campus in the fall?’ The ...

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Missouri cuts budget after shut-down reduces taxes

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The Missouri House on Wednesday approved an operating budget with about $146 million in cuts. The total budget is $34.9 billion. Business closings during the coronavirus outbreak have reduced tax revenues, and ...

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Man arrested for arson at Missouri mosque

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A Southeast Missouri man was arrested this week on suspicion an arson fire that damaged a mosque at the start of Ramadan. Nicholas Proffitt is accused of starting the fire at the ...

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Churches will receive guidance under Parson’s plan to open Missouri

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Missouri churches will receive guidance for reopening in his statewide plan, Gov. Mike Parson said on Friday. Parson said during a news conference that Missourians have “stepped up to do their part” ...

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B-2 Stealth Bomber performs flyover to honor medical facilities

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Whiteman Air Force Base pilots flew over medical facilities in Kansas City on Tuesday to honor and express gratitude for all medical and health-care professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight ...

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Nearly 30 percent of Kansas City workers currently unemployed

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Nearly three in 10 (or 316,000) Kansas City workers currently are unemployed, according to a new study by MoneyGeek. Statewide, Missouri had 52,678 jobless claims this week, and Kansas had 31,920. Thirty-seven ...

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Missourians descend on State Capitol seeking end to stay-at-home order

Protestors frustrated by Missouri’s stay-at-home order took their message to the streets of Jefferson City outside the state capitol on Tuesday, StlToday.com reported. Many of the several hundred protesters waved the American ...

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First US state sues Communist Chinese government over coronavirus

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday sued the Chinese government over the way it has handled the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first state to file such a suit, according to ...

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Missouri Republican challenger questions constitutionality of governor’s stay-at-home order

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There’s growing discontent among Americans about stay-at-home orders that even some legal experts agree may not be constitutional. That includes Missouri residents who question Gov. Mike Parson’s order. Sandra McDowell, who is ...

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Gov. Parson puts out call for help from medical professionals

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Missouri’s Governor Mike Parson on Monday put out a call for help from medical professionals across the state to treat COVID-19 patients. Missouri received over 900 applications for the Disaster Medical Assistance ...

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Local church makes face masks for medical workers

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A local church has found a practical way to serve the community during the ongoing pandemic. Seventy-five seamstresses from Fellowship Church, which has two locations in Raymore and Greenwood, are sewing face ...

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Guidelines for Missouri statewide stay-at-home order

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Friday evening issued a state-wide stay-at-home order. Below are the guidelines as provided by the office of the governor. It begins one minute after midnight Sunday night. ...

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Congressman discusses benefits of stimulus package

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The massive stimulus package passed by Congress last week will help small businesses keep employees on the payroll, according to Rep. Sam Graves. “And as long as they continue to keep them ...

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Faith groups call for releasing prison inmates during pandemic

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The close quarters of Missouri jails and prisons presents a high risk for the transmission of the coronavirus. Faith leaders joined other groups in calling for many of these inmates to be ...

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Missouri National Guard called up, begins deployment

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Missouri’s National Guard has is being mobilized across the state. Governor Mike Parson Friday signed the executive order to begin the full call up of the Missouri National Guard to assist with ...

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‘Church at the Drive-In’ idea is revived

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Churches across Missouri are finding creative ways to stay connected with their members, and one idea is by holding church at the drive-in theatre. Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Potosi is meeting ...

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Missouri lawmakers argue over funding for coronavirus response

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Missouri lawmakers are sparring over an emergency spending plan passed by the House. The plan includes $33 million in federal funds and also frees up another $7 million in state funding that ...

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Guidelines for Kansas City’s stay-at-home order

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Beginning Monday Night at midnight, Kansas City and most suburbs will enter into a mandatory stay-at-home order. Below is the official announcement with guidelines and instructions from Mayor Quintin Lucas. Kansas City ...

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Missouri coronavirus cases jump 60% in one day

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The number of coronavirus cases in Missouri grew by 60% in one day giving health officials concern that the virus is now spreading person-to-person. The figures were released just as the Jackson ...

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Senator shares encouraging scripture to calm virus fears      

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Senator Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is using his daily Twitter messages to share scripture as well as updates on the virus threat the world faces. Earlier this week, he tweeted Joshua 1:9: “Be ...

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