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KMBZ News Staff
August 08, 2018 - 6:03 am
Pro-union groups are celebrating a resounding victory in their effort to shoot down the right-to-work law that was passed in 2017. Results showed late Tuesday that 65 percent of the people who voted on the referendum were against the measure, which would have in part barred unions from charging...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
August 06, 2018 - 6:39 am
Three months ahead of the November 6 general election, Missouri Department of Transportation administrators are hoping for a green light on Proposition D, which would enable the first increase in the state's fuel tax since 1992. If the measure passes, the fuel tax would increase by 10 cents a...
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Marc LaVoie
August 06, 2018 - 5:00 am
Both sides in the Right to Work debate have less than a day to make their cases to Missouri voters, who will decide Tuesday whether to allow the law to take effect. The law, which was passed and signed by then-Gov. Eric Greitens in 2017, would forbit unions from extracting fees from workers without...
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Marc LaVoie
August 03, 2018 - 5:19 am
The KMBZ City Spotlight on Belton & Raymore, Missouri includes the Sloan Tribby cabin. The cabin was dismantled in the summer of 2015 piece by piece, with each piece labeled and stored for reconstruction in Belton's Memorial Park. For years, the 1840s cabin was hidden inside a more modern home...
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Justin Sullivan / Getty Staff
KMBZ News Staff
August 02, 2018 - 3:57 pm
Kansas City, MO - It's not just for school children and not just for Missouri residents ( hint, hint Kansas). The 2018 Back to School sales tax holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 3 and runs through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 5. Some counties and cities in Missouri are opting out of...
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AP News Staff
August 01, 2018 - 12:07 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Independent candidate Craig O'Dear's campaign says it has submitted more than enough signatures to get on the November ballot in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Missouri. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican, is trying to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen...
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Marc LaVoie
July 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
Clayton, Missouri Police issued an apology after its officers falsely accused ten Washington University students, all black, of not paying for their meals at an IHOP restaurant last month. Chief Kevin Murphy said he does not believe it was a case of racial profiling, but he said officials are still...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Recycling can be an intimidating task, especially when it is tempting to simply throw used items in the trash bin. Knowing what can be recycled, and what can't, is a great way to start. Paper & Cardboard Flyers, magazines, junkmail, paper, and cardboard. Avoid waxy paper (milk or juice cartons...
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KMBC / AP Photo/David Lieb
KMBZ News Staff
June 18, 2018 - 2:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position. Missouri's constitution isn't clear on whether a governor has...
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Dan Weinbaum
June 06, 2018 - 6:36 am
Kansas City, MO - Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says the state's Department of Social Services is not doing enough to prevent fraud and abuse in the SNAP program, which provides food assistance for the needy. At a news conference, Galloway said her office took lists of deaths and people behind...
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