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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:15 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their...
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Michael Calhoun
January 30, 2019 - 5:06 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- The man who would be 'Metro Mayor' is being criticized for skipping one of the most public parts of his current job. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has missed nine council meetings in a row, which has council members vowing action. "I think he needs to show up,"...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington.
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January 25, 2019 - 2:16 pm
Trump announced the agreement to break the 35-day impasse as intensifying delays at the nation's airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts to resolve the standoff.
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St Louis, Missouri Skyline along the Mississippi River
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January 25, 2019 - 10:15 am
Better Together is expected to unveil its plan Monday, which will keep municipalities in St. Louis County, but gone would be individual police departments, municipal courts and city councils.
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January 25, 2019 - 7:37 am
The error meant employers didn't take enough money out of worker paychecks throughout the year, so employees will have to foot a larger share of their tax bill when they file their taxes this year.
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Missouri Governor Mike Parson
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January 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
This is Parson's first time outlining a proposed budget and delivering a State of the State address to Missouri's Republican-led Legislature.
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Mike Parson, left, celebrates his election as Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, on November 8, 2016, at the Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, Mo.
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January 16, 2019 - 9:26 am
The 3 p.m. speech is the first time in 14 years the governor's annual speech isn't in the prime-time TV slot.
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Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker speaks during a round table discussion with high school students at a creative workspace for women on October 1, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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January 14, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Democrats have nearly unprecedented power at the Statehouse after four years of divided government only worsened the economic woes of a state billions of dollars in debt.
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Michael Calhoun
January 14, 2019 - 5:06 am
BALLWIN (KMOX) -- Is this West County town making a point about local control by throwing shade at the way others plow snow? Talk is heating up about a potential city-county merger. Leaks about the group Better Together's plan indicate it may aim for local municipal governments, like Ballwin, to...
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January 10, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Councilman Mark Harder told KMOX's Mark Reardon he thinks most people in the region don't want a merger -- though there are some efficiencies to be found.
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