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Vice President Mike Pence offers additional assistance to Missouri

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Vice President Mike Pence called Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to offer additional assistance and resources to fight COVID-19. “We are grateful to both our vice president and to President Trump for their ...

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Republicans battle it out in primary for Missouri Governor and two state house seats

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is favored to win the Republican primary Aug. 4. Missouri State Auditor, Nicole Galloway is the presumptive winner in the Democrat primary. Both the Democrat and Republican primary ...

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Missouri State Fair will be limited to youth livestock show only

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The upcoming Missouri State Fair will look much different this year. Although much of the programming has been cancelled, it will continue to showcase youth in agriculture. “We care deeply about the ...

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Missouri schools face teacher and bus driver shortage

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Fear surrounding Covid-19 will make it even harder for Missouri schools to fill staff positions this fall according to state news outlets. This even as CDC data shows children are the lowest-risk ...

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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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American Jewish Committee commends Gov. Parson for signing anti-BDS bill

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Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that makes Missouri the 30th state to take action against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to delegitimize and demonize Israel. The ...

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After protester demands, St. Louis will keep its name Gov. says

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Despite rioting and protester demands it change its name, there are no plans to rename St. Louis. “You won’t be changing the name St. Louis, will you?” Trump asked Missouri Gov. Mike ...

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Gov. Mike Parson plans to call special session to target violent crime

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson plans to call a special legislative session later this year to address violent crime in the state, Missourinet reported. “I think I’ve talked to most of the mayors ...

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Liberty Alliance launches campaign to support pending crime bill

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Liberty Alliance, a conservative advocacy group, is supporting a Missouri crime reform bill that other conservatives oppose. The organization has launched a digital ad campaign to encourage Gov. Mike Parson to sign ...

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Food processing Covid outbreak forces church to reclose

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Churches continue to seek a balance between reopening and keeping staff and members safe. Community Baptist Church in Noel, Mo.., has decided to reclose after increased testing discovered a COVID-19 cluster in ...

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Failed gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams calls on Missouri Democrats to “take back your power”

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Stacey Abrams, the Democrat candidate who still has not conceded her 2018 race for Georgia governor, told Missouri Democrats at their convention to “take your power back.” She was the keynote speaker ...

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Gov. Mike Parson announces phase two of Missouri reopening plan

Gov. Mike Parson says the state of Missouri is open for business – or at least closer than it has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As of Tuesday, the ...

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McDowell wants to be first female Missouri Governor

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson now has more competition from his own party in his bid for a second term. Saundra McDowell, who ran for state auditor in 2018, has filed for the ...

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Missouri officials: No new COVID-19 cases caused by Lake of the Ozarks pool parties

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After what many considered a media-driven expectation of a spike in new Covid-19 cases after much-publicized pool parties at the Lake of the Ozarks on Memorial Day weekend, those reports now appear ...

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Missouri’s Tuesday elections will be the ‘cleanest’ ever for voters

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Pandemic or not, many Missouri residents will be voting on local issues in elections on Tuesday. Gov. Mike Parson told those voters to put their personal safety first. “I hope people feel ...

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Gov. Mike Parson speaks at granddaughter’s high school graduation

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The coronavirus pandemic has been especially hard on this year’s high school seniors, with schools scrambling to find ways to hold graduation ceremonies while practicing social distancing. One southwest Missouri school, however, ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Poll shows Gov. Mike Parson with huge lead over Democrat Nicole Galloway

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Republican incumbent Mike Parson has opened a large lead over Democratic challenger Nicole Galloway in the race for Missouri governor. A new poll commissioned by the Uniting Missouri PAC, which supports Parson, shows ...

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State senator criticizes Parson’s position to accept more refugees

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced that the state is willing to accept refugees. That position is not sitting well with at least one state senator who sees it as a burden ...

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