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Martin Duggan dies; Globe-Democrat editor, 'Donnybrook' host

Martin Duggan, longtime editorial page editor of the old St. Louis Globe-Democrat and host for 23 years of the local TV public affairs show "Donnybrook," has died.

Scottrade Center reviewing policies after woman's death

Officials at Scottrade Center in St. Louis are reviewing policies after the death of a woman at a concert.

Missouri man accused of illegally practicing law

A southeast Missouri man faces federal fraud charges linked to what prosecutors say was his practicing of law even though he wasn't a licensed attorney.

Autopsy indicates man found in river may have been from KC

An autopsy indicates the body found in the Missouri River in Jefferson City, Tuesday afternoon, was that of a black man from the Kansas City area.

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Missouri House intern policy under review following scandal

A group has been formed to review the Missouri House's intern policy after the former speaker admitted to exchanging sexually suggestive texts with an intern.

Missouri governor delays state energy plan deadline

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has pushed back the deadline to craft a comprehensive statewide energy plan by a few months, easing the concerns of one Republican lawmaker who said the Legislature needed to have more input.

Court denies early release in 2 cases

Chronic offenders must stay behind bars

People determined to be “chronic offenders” under Missouri law must spend at least two years in prison before they can be released on parole, a unanimous Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Otto to run for US Congress

Democratic state House Rep. Bill Otto announced Tuesday he’s running to represent Missouri's 2nd Congressional District in suburban St. Louis, a seat held by Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner since 2013.

Webster University students in London in financial limbo

Several Webster University students studying abroad in London unexpectedly lost their federal financial aid this past school year due to the school’s violation of Department of Education regulations.

$2M upaid bills for sweetener plant leave sour taste

Contractors get hearing on leins against Mamtek

Construction contractors who haven’t been paid for work on a failed artificial sweetener plant in Moberly will be in court this week to try to enforce liens on almost $2 million in unpaid bills.

Man charged with homicide in central Missouri man's death

A 27-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of a central Missouri man.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

Missouri Senate hires attorney for 'harassment complaint'

The Missouri Senate has hired a lawyer in response to a "workplace harassment complaint."

Lawmakers fail to ramp up ethics laws for state officials

Like most years, Missouri state lawmakers in the 2015 legislative session introduced a number of bills aimed at clamping down on ethics laws considered some of the loosest in the nation.

Family will ask feds to investigate fatal police shooting

The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Springfield police officer plans to ask the federal government to investigate the case.

Steady rain swelling Missouri, Kansas streams, rivers

Heavy storms across Missouri and Kansas have been pushing streams and rivers out of their banks, and forecasters say more rain is likely this week.

Interns program to be studied for possible improvements

They’ve come to Missouri's Capitol for years. But events of the past couple weeks have put the legislative interns program in a spotlight few wanted to see or experience.

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Joseph Simmons — State Employee of the Month

In the face of a dangerous situation, Security Officer Joseph Simmons performed his duties exemplarily.

Deadline is near for USDA certification form

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is reminding farmers and ranchers seeking federal crop insurance they must have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form, commonly called form AD-1026, on file with their local USDA service center by June 1.

Hospice training offered in prison

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections, has launched a comprehensive hospice training that will positively impact those approaching end of life in the prison population.

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