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Aimee Wehmeier and Mark Ohremberg applaud comments by Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday in the Capitol Rotunda, as he spoke at the Disability Rights Legislative Day. Wehmeier is executive director of Paraquad in St. Louis and brought her service dog, a standard poodle named Wyatt. Ohremberg is from Services for Independent Living in Columbia.

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Nixon headlines Disability Rights Legislative Day

Speaks of great strides for fuller lives

Gov. Jay Nixon, Attorney General Chris Koster and disability rights advocates spoke Tuesday about the importance of expanding Medicaid in Missouri, access for the disabled, and advocacy for disability rights.


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