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Public Safety department wants to discipline sheriff's license

Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon has 30 days to answer the Missouri's Public Safety department's complaint that Dixon's peace officer's certification should be disciplined.

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Blunt: Senate failing on highway funding bill

Missouri transportation officials, and their counterparts in other states, are waiting for Congress to pass a new national highway funding bill.

Supreme Court passes on ruling about candidate’s qualifications

A state representative candidate’s name will remain on the Aug. 5 Democratic primary ballot in St. Louis, even though Secretary of State Jason Kander tried to remove it.

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Faith has created travel, social activist paths for local minister

This coming Friday, the Rev. David (Dave) Henry and three members of Jefferson City’s First Presbyterian Church will leave Missouri for another mission trip to the Amazon rain forest in Peru.

Money changing hands for November state Senate races

Two Mid-Missouri state Senate seats are up for election this year.

3rd District GOP candidates offer differing views of job

Mid-Missouri Republicans can nominate one of three candidates to serve in Congress from the 3rd Congressional District for the next two years — incumbent Blaine Luetkemeyer of St. Elizabeth and two challengers, Leonard Steinman of Jefferson City and John Morris of St. Peters.

3rd Congressional District Democrats see issues differently

Jefferson City Democrat Velma Steinman said she wants to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives “because I feel that our nation’s and state’s veterans need a strong voice in Washington, D.C. — Washington is broke and needs to be fixed.

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Amendment 5

Voters on Aug. 5 will see ‘right to bear’ amendment language lawmakers approved in May

Missouri voters will get a chance Aug. 5 to decide if the state Constitution’s “right to bear arms” language in the Missouri Bill of Rights needs to be changed.

Judge acquits New Bloomfield woman of trespassing at Columbia clinic

Kathy Forck was not guilty of trespassing on Planned Parenthood’s Columbia clinic property, Boone County Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler ruled Thursday.

LU buys new truck with grant money

Using money from a U.S. Agriculture Department Rural Business Enterprise grant, Lincoln University recently bought a refrigerated truck and turned over that vehicle this week to the Sikeston-based Missouri Agricultural Products Cooperative (MAPC).

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