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April 19, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County NAACP President John Gaskin is being called on to resign, after announcing the organization's support for the Better Together merger plan, and admitting he is working for the group pushing the plan. In a statement, Dellwood Mayor Reggie Jones accuses Gaskin of...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is photographed Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. The report contained two volumes. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
April 19, 2019 - 5:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The redacted report presented on Thursday said that there was no collusion between the Donald Trump...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX/IIS) – Most people in Illinois could soon be able to get booze delivered with their groceries. Alcohol delivery is already available in some Illinois towns and cities, but it's an entirely local issue right now. State Senator Don Harmon's proposal would create statewide...
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April 16, 2019 - 3:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president isn't waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report — now expected Thursday — Donald Trump stepped up his attacks in an effort to undermine potential disclosures on Russia, his 2016 campaign and the...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
(KMOX) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 8, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, in Las Vegas. Sanders is heading back to the friendly turf of Wisconsin for a rally that kicks off a swing through states that are key to the Democratic "blue wall" strategy for 2020. Sanders' event Friday, April 12, in Madison will be followed by weekend stops in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 12, 2019 - 12:50 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to the friendly terrain of Wisconsin on Friday to kick off a swing through pivotal states that are part of the Democratic "blue wall" strategy for 2020. The independent senator from Vermont carried Wisconsin by 13 points in the Democratic...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says he thinks "spying did occur" against Donald Trump's presidential campaign. His comments before a Senate panel on Wednesday suggest the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled. Barr's remarks aligned him with the president at...
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April 10, 2019 - 5:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A member of the Satanic Temple in Missouri is challenging a state law that requires women seeking an abortion to wait three days, saying that it violates the member's religious freedom. The Satanic Temple doesn't believe in a literal Satan but sees the biblical Satan as a metaphor...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are considering enacting a ban on discrimination against unvaccinated children. The Missouri bill reviewed Monday in a House committee would prohibit discrimination in daycares, doctors' offices and public schools if children have legal exemptions to...
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