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Missouri and Kansas will not require vaccine passports

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The governors of Missouri and Kansas announced on Monday that they will not institute vaccine passports for citizens. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said that although he doesn’t support state-mandated vaccine passports, he ...

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Missouri Senate passes amendment to prevent vaccine passports

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The Missouri Legislature is working to ban so-called vaccine passports for travel. An amendment attached to a transportation bill from Sen. Lincoln Hough prohibits Missouri organizations from requiring COVID-19 vaccine documentation to ...

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Missouri Covid rate drops to lowest in nation

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Missouri has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday. “Our seven-day positivity rate is below 4 percent, a long time since we’ve seen those kinds ...

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Missouri tax filing and payment deadline extended

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Governor Mike Parson announced today that the Missouri Department of Revenue is extending the state individual tax filing and payment deadline for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May ...

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Rush Limbaugh remembered by his brother, others across Missouri

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Although Rush Limbaugh was a household name, his brother David also has become well-known for his writing about both Christianity and political topics. He thanked Americans for their support following his brother’s ...

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Missouri consolidates programs in new Office of Childhood

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More details are emerging about the new Office of Childhood that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced last week. “Missouri families deserve the best early childhood system our state can provide,” Parson said. ...

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Gov. Parson furious after being dissed by House Republican leadership

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused House leadership of a “disgusting scam” in a letter sent last Friday. The “St. Louis Post-Dispatch” called the letter “the most concrete evidence yet of a feud” between the ...

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Infrastructure and workforce development top priorities for Gov. Parson in 2021

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson promised to focus on workforce development and infrastructure development during his State of the State address recently. “Time and again, our administration has addressed the challenges of our ...

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New Missouri House speaker prioritizes education, adoption

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Newly elected Missouri House Speaker Rob Vescovo, a Republican from Arnold, made education a top priority in his address to members on Wednesday. “As a student who struggled, I believe I do ...

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Gov. Parson inauguration will tie into Missouri bicentennial

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Gov. Mike Parson intends to commemorate the beginning of Missouri’s bicentennial year when he takes the oath of office in January. “There’s a lot of focus around celebrating the state’s rich heritage ...

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Missouri COVID liability legislation to include churches

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson plans to expand the current special legislative session to include COVID-19 liability, which will also cover churches. The proposed legislation provides liability protection relating to a declared state ...

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Missouri National Guard is unsung hero in COVID-19 response, governor says

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Gov. Mike Parson last week praised the Missouri National Guard for its critical role in the state’s COVID-19 response. National Guard Adjutant Gen. Levon Cumpton said the Guard has staffed 14 state ...

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McCloskey’s indicted on weapons charge; Gov. Parson promises pardon if convicted

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Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were charged with brandishing weapons against a mob at their St. Louis home in July, have been indicted by a grand jury. The couple was indicted on ...

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Service announced for slain St. Louis police officer Tamarris Bohannon

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced the funeral and memorial arrangements for fallen Officer Tamarris Bohannon. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the ...

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Kansas City mayor will enforce only the city’s more-lenient reopening guidelines

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced he will enforce only the city’s reopening rules, not the more stringent ones from the state of Missouri. Even the liberal Kansas City star, which has ...

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CVS Health offers drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at 12 area locations

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CVS Health on Friday will open 22 new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites across Missouri, including 12 in the Kansas City area. These new sites will use self-swab tests and deliver on the ...

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Missouri Auditor Galloway praises dark money group then says she hates it “with a passion”

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Missouri Democrat Nicole Galloway is in a pickle. The Missouri State auditor, now turned candidate for governor, has bragged about an endorsement from a liberal dark money group just days after claiming ...

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Congress hears testimony about abortion in Missouri

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Missouri is back in the spotlight in the national debate over abortion. During a congressional hearing in Washington last week, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) said, “Big Brother has come to Missouri” and ...

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