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May 03, 2018 - 9:33 pm
In a historic move, Missouri lawmakers announced Thursday that they are calling themselves into a special session later this month to consider impeaching Gov. Eric Greitens following allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources for his political campaign. Republican House and...
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April 03, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Missouri's former governor is urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision blocking a 780-mile power line that would carry wind energy across the Midwest. Former Gov. Jay Nixon led arguments Tuesday before the high court on behalf Clean Line Energy Partners. The Houston-based company wants...
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March 29, 2018 - 6:13 pm
The Missouri Senate has approved a measure to make it easier for state agencies to share information about potential child abuse. The measure, passed Thursday in a 31-0 vote, was partially in response to the death of Adrian Jones, a Kansas boy killed by his father and stepmother in 2015 and whose...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:57 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — The Catholic dioceses in Jefferson City, Missouri has a Kansas priest as their new Bishop. The Wichita Eagle reports that Pope Francis named the Rev. W. Shawn McKnight to lead the diocese in central Missouri. Rev. McKnight will succeed Bishop John Gaydos, who has served for...
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October 13, 2017 - 10:27 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man has been convicted of manslaughter in the drunk-driving crash that killed a western Missouri county commissioner. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Friday announced the conviction of Wesley Michael Hays, 30, of Pleasanton, Kansas. He was also convicted...
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May 28, 2017 - 7:20 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of about 80 inmates serving life sentences in Missouri for crimes they committed as minors. The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis alleges in the suit filed the case this month in the U.S. District Court's western...
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