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Legislators move to safeguard Second Amendment rights in Missouri

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Legislators from rural Missouri, concerned about potential impact of a Democrat administration on gun rights, introduced a Second Amendment Preservation Act. “Gun bans directly, magazine bans, attacks on private gun manufacturers, red ...

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Missouri House censures member for first time in its history

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The Missouri House on Wednesday censured a member for the first time in state history. Representatives voted 140-3 to take action against Rep. Wiley Price, a St. Louis Democrat who allegedly had ...

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Missouri is first state to have no active abortion facility

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Missouri has marked a milestone that sets it apart from all other states. It now appears to be the first state without an active abortion facility. Recently, Operation Rescue confirmed that the Planned ...

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St. Louis Prosecutor Kim Gardner fights decision to remove her from McCloskey case

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Kimberly Gardner, the controversial St. Louis circuit Circuit Court attorney, is appealing a judge’s decision to take her off the high-profile case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey. The couple was charged with ...

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Kansas and Missouri earn low grades in latest March of Dimes report card

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Missouri and Kansas do not fare well in the March of Dimes’ 2020 report card. The preterm birth rate in Kansas is 10.1 percent, earning it a grade of C+. Missouri comes ...

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Absentee ballots could cause long Missouri election night

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A Missouri political science professors is expecting a long election night as absentee votes are counted. In previous elections, Missouri counties posted absentee ballot results first. For Tuesday’s general election, that practice ...

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Election officials gearing up for expected high turnout

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Missouri officials are preparing for a challenging Election Day on November 3 because of some Covid restrictions and expected high voter turnout. Tammy Brown, director of the Jackson County Election Board, said ...

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Judges on Missouri’s ballot for the Nov. 3 election

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Ask any voter what the most frustrating item on a ballot is and they almost always say “the judges.” From the State Supreme Court to your local Circuit Court, there is little ...

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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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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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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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Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

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Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

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Democrat St. Louis couple who confronted protesters speak at Republican Convention

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The St. Louis couple who made worldwide headlines in late June for defending their family from threats by Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home, spoke on the first night at the ...

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Special House session today will address rising crime rate in Missouri

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The Missouri House will meet today in a special legislative session called by Gov. Mike Parson to address the state’s rising crime rate. Unlike the state Senate, the House has broken proposed ...

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St. Louis County prosecutor clears officer who shot Michael Brown

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Six years after a police shooting of Michael Brown triggered riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis County prosecutor has announced that his office will not seek charges against officer Darren Wilson. ...

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“American Underdog” movie shares testimony of quarterback Kurt Warner

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People often consider the success of Christian quarterback Kurt Warner to be a made-in-Hollywood story. Soon, it will be. “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story” will be directed by Jon and Andrew ...

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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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Missouri attorney general calls out controversial St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner

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St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner continues to be in the spotlight for making controversial decisions including releasing rioters arrested for looting and arson in recent protests. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded ...

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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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St. Louis confiscates rifle used by couple to defend home

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Authorities have reportedly confiscated a rifle while serving a search warrant late Friday at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who made nationwide headlines late last month ...

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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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Missouri Supreme Court rules that state must reimburse Planned Parenthood for services

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Missouri must reimburse Planned Parenthood for medical services, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. At issue is House Bill 2011, which is the Department of Social Services appropriations bill for the ...

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BLM protestors confront Catholic priest who tries to protect Saint Louis statue

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The namesake of the city of St. Louis is now under attack. Black Lives Matter protestors recently shouted down a Catholic priest who tried to defend a statue of French King Louis ...

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St. Louis police say couple had legal right to protect themselves from protestors

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St. Louis police say that Missouri’s Castle Doctrine, which allows people to use deadly force to defend private property, is what gave a couple legal status to protect themselves. As a group ...

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Missouri leads way in reopening with explosion of tech jobs

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Missouri is gaining a national reputation as a technology center as the state economy rebounds from the government-mandated Covid lockdown. Accenture Federal Services recently selected St. Louis for its new Advanced Technology ...

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