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Associated Press
May 04, 2020 - 9:46 am
Businesses began reopening Monday in Missouri on the same day the state reports its largest jump in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Russell Bucklew. Bucklew is scheduled to die by injection Oct. 1, 2019 for killing a southeast Missouri man during a violent crime rampage in 1996. Bucklew suffers from a rare medical condition that causes blood-filled tumors in his head, neck and throat, and he had a tracheostomy tube inserted in 2018. His attorneys say he faces the risk of a "grotesque execution process." Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, who is considering clemency in the execution for tomorrow. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP File)
Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 5:09 am
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — Word from the Governor's office is that Russell Bucklew's clemency has been denied. Bucklew, 51, is scheduled to be put to death Tuesday evening for killing a man during a 1996 crime spree. The U.S. Supreme Court in April gave the go-ahead for Bucklew to be executed, so court...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 11:27 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Mike Parson says he will not call a special legislative session to address gun violence in St. Louis and Kansas City. St. Louis lawmakers on Saturday asked Parson to call the emergency session after three children were killed during a violent weekend . Parson said in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway listens to attendees during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Galloway has taken a first, official step toward running for governor in next year's election. Galloway has updated her campaign committee paperwork with the Missouri Ethics Commission to show that she is seeking the governor's office instead of auditor. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
August 12, 2019 - 6:07 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launched her Democratic campaign for governor Monday by highlighting her efforts to uncover government waste and criticizing a new state law banning most abortions at the eighth week of pregnancy. That is why I am announcing my candidacy...
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June 18, 2019 - 2:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — A St. Louis judge says Missouri's Republican-led Legislature cannot cut off funding to abortion providers and their affiliates. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge David Dowd on Friday ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood. The organization sued in February against efforts...
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May 17, 2019 - 1:45 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers' final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure.. If enacted,...
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March 05, 2019 - 1:29 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A member of the Missouri Senate's Conservative Caucus is breaking from Republican Gov. Mike Parson and pitching a new plan to pay for road and bridge repairs. At issue is Parson's proposal to borrow $350 million to pay to fix 250 bridges across the state , which received...
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February 22, 2019 - 9:10 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says state lawmakers are "grandstanding" by holding numerous hearings to discuss a tax refund problem caused by a mistake on state tax withholding tables. Parson on Wednesday defended Revenue Director Joel Walters handling of the problem, which...
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Prescription pain RX medication pills spilled out of an amber pharmacy medicine bottle on a pharmacy counter
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Tom Franklin
December 11, 2018 - 10:53 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Missouri is now the 46th state where you can safely drop off unwanted medications at a drug store year-round. Governor Mike Parson joined Walgreens in announcing safe medication disposal kiosks throughout Missouri. The intent is to keep unwanted medications from being...
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December 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
​​ JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yet another Missouri lawmaker has resigned just ahead of a new constitutional amendment limiting his ability to become a lobbyist. Democratic Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis resigned at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. That was one minute before a voter-approved amendment took effect...
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