July 11, 2017 - 11:36 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The federal government has given Missouri more time to comply with stricter identification requirements for airports and military bases. U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill on Tuesday praised the extension granted for the federal Real ID Act. Compliance with the...
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July 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri couple has been charged after the man admitted he uses a stun gun to discipline his wife's three toddlers. According to a probable cause statement, 21-year-old Shelby Crabtree of Springfield told a baby sitter she didn't report 22-year-old Gale Epple's actions to...
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Bill Grady
July 06, 2017 - 7:17 am
Gov. Eric Greitens signed Missouri Senate Bill 16 saying it can save the state's taxpayers money. In less than two months, there will be no more provision to charge sales taxes on delivery charges. Lee's Summit Republican Will Kraus was point person on the bill. Last summer the Missouri Department...
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June 26, 2017 - 2:02 pm
Washington, DC - The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. The justices on Monday ruled 7-2 in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri. The church sought a...
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June 13, 2017 - 7:32 am
A Missouri lawmaker says he posted a Facebook video of himself decapitating and butchering a chicken on his farm Monday to show he was working before being called back for a legislative session on abortion. Republican state Rep. Mike Moon, an abortion opponent, makes a jab at Republican Gov. Eric...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:37 am
Some Missouri legislators are upset they have to go back to Jefferson City Monday for a second special session. Gov. Eric Greitens called the special session to address a St. Louis ordinance which he believes allows employers to discriminate against pro life advocates. "We had in St. Louis some...
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June 08, 2017 - 3:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (AP) - Republican Gov. Eric Greitens said Wednesday he is calling Missouri lawmakers back to the Capitol to work on abortion policies, including looking at a St. Louis ordinance that bans discrimination based on abortions and pregnancies. The abortion opponent said he also wants...
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Marc LaVoie
June 05, 2017 - 4:42 am
A Missouri advocacy group is enthusiastic about the possibility of a ballot initiative this fall that would prohibit the state from adding tolls to existing roadways, but the bill is running into some roadblocks in Jefferson City. A Better Road Forward was created to lobby against tolling fees in...
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May 24, 2017 - 12:05 pm
Healthcare insurance provider Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (BlueKC) announced today it was dropping all Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual plans in 2018. This affects approximately 67,000 customers in its 32-county service area in Missouri and Kansas. According to the company, it...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 16, 2017 - 9:08 am
Kansas City police officer Kelly Sapp is walking to Jefferson City for a chance to talk directly with Gov. Eric Greitens about the problem of violence in the inner city. Sapp volunteers by reading to children at a school in Kansas City. That is where he met six-year-old Nasir Conley, who recently...
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