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With sons Will, second from left, and Jeremiah beside him, Gov. Jay Nixon takes his oath of office, as administered by Judge Rex M. Burlison, right, during Monday’s inauguration ceremony on the steps of the Missouri Capitol.

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‘We must build the future’

In a world where politics often seem marked by bad blood between the major parties and their members, Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday afternoon, things really aren’t as divisive today as Missouri experienced during the Civil War.

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