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Small businesses celebrate court ruling on sales tax

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If you shop online, you may notice something extra when you check out. The United States Supreme Court made the decision for states to be able to charge online sales tax in ...

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Dog stays by 3-year-old’s side overnight until rescued

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Just as the weekend was about to begin, a family in southeast Missouri had reason to celebrate. Three-year-old Remington “Remy” Elliott and her dog, Fat Heath, were found safe and sound after ...

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New Governor says infrastructure is priority

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COLUMBIA– Missouri’s new governor said this week in Columbia that infrastructure must be a top priority. Governor Mike Parson (R) briefed reporters at the University of Missouri-Columbia’s campus. “We cannot keep kicking ...

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New governor earns praise from Congressional delegation

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One of the first acts of Missouri’s new governor resulted in bipartisan support and praise from the state’s congressional delegation. Republican Gov. Mike Parson, a strong Christian, called a rare meeting yesterday ...

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New governor to speak to rare joint session of legislature

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In a rare joint session of the Legislature, Missouri’s new governor is expected to speak today in Jeff City. Governor Mike Parson (R) will speak around 5:05 p.m State Rep. Travis Fitzwater, ...

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Kansas City surgeon stormed Normandy, treated Truman

A little boy from Doniphan County, Kansas, is the last person one might expect to be responsible for the lives of the President and First Lady. But that became the case for ...

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Missouri’s new governor to be sworn-in tonight

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Missouri’s 57th governor will be sworn-in Friday evening in a private ceremony at the Statehouse in Jefferson City. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson’s spokeswoman, Kelli Jones, says Parson will attend a prayer service ...

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Governor Greitens to resign though he remains defiant

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Missouri’s Republican Governor Eric Greitens is bowing to pressure from both sides of the political aisle and now says he’ll resign from off on June 1.  Greitens made the announcement at his ...

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Greitens launches TV ad in bid to keep job

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Governor Eric Greitens’ campaign has launched a television ad across Missouri by touting the dismissal of the governor’s felony invasion of privacy case. The commercial goes on to call St. Louis Circuit ...

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Higher fuel tax to fund improved highways, bridges

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Missouri drivers, tired of having some of the nation’s worst roads, have been less resistant recently to increased taxes to improve them. Part of the lack of resistance could be the booming ...

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Man free after wrongfully imprisoned for two decades

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He was imprisoned nearly 18 years for a murder he didn’t commit. Now, David Robinson of Sikeston is a free man after being released Monday night from prison just hours after Missouri ...

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Felony case against Governor Greitens dismissed

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The criminal invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was suddenly dismissed Monday. The announcement came after both sides went into the judge’s chambers Monday evening. Assistant St. Louis Circuit ...

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Legislature works to put Right-to-Work on ballot

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Right-to-work ballot measures may be on the ballot soon. A resolution passed in the Senate at roughly 5 a.m. Friday after a nearly 12-hour filibuster would move the voting date for a ...

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Missouri has a booming export to Kansas: sex offenders

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While many Missourians may be relieved that sex offenders are leaving the state, Kansas and other neighboring states may be struggling with the influx. Missouri’s one-size-fits-all approach sends hundreds of sex offenders ...

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School budgets under scrutiny over waste

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As teachers across the nation rally for increased pay, the spotlight on tight budgets is now turning to school district administrators. The Show-Me Institute of Missouri recently ran an editorial asking those ...

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MO Supreme Court to hear case of prosecutor

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The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether a long-serving Kansas City area prosecutor will be punished for targeting letter writers after a court case.  A disciplinary counsel contends Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd ...

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Former FBI agent who investigated Greitens pleads 5th under oath

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In yet another strange turn of events in the prosecution of Governor Eric Greitens, the former FBI agent who was hired by the St. Louis Prosecutor’s office invoked the Fifth Amendment as ...

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Branson nixes nearly $500 million water park

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BRANSON, Mo. — Last night city leaders in Branson rejected a nearly half-billion-dollar proposed water park resort, that taxpayers were asked to help finance. Branson City Hall In a vote of five no’s ...

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Judge rules case against Greitens can proceed

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After calling out the prosecution for questionable practices, St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Rex Burlison went ahead denied a request to dismiss the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Greitens. Read ...

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Fourth tallest structure in Missouri collapses killing one worker

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A huge TV tower several hundred feet taller than the new World Trade Freedom Tower in New York, collapsed today outside Springfield, Mo. The tragedy killed one worker and injured five others. ...

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Greitens faces yet another felony charge

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Governor Greitens has another possible felony charge to deal with as his trial is scheduled to begin May 14. Attorney General Josh Hawley’s announcement of a potential felony crime by Governor Eric ...

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State recognizes crime victims and efforts to help them

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With little fanfare, Missouri’s crime victims were the focus of special recognition as the state observed National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. State lawmakers and victim rights organizations brought attention to programs and ...

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House committee releases report on Greitens’ case

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Just moments after a bi-partisan report was released on allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens, the governor held a 30-minute press conference blasting it. Greitens described the report as “one-sided tabloid trash gossip.” ...

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Gag order issued after witness testifies of dreaming up evidence

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After testimony damaging to the prosecution’s case against Gov. Eric Greitens was released this week, St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Rex Burlison has issued a temporary gag order to prevent more information ...

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Main witness in Greitens prosecution says she might have “dreamed” up key evidence

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The felony case against Eric Greitens may be falling apart after earth-shaking statements made under oath by the key witness. The woman with whom Governor Eric Greitens’ had an affair, testified under ...

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