Missouri

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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People in traditional costumes drinking beer in a Bavarian beer garden
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January 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
Craft breweries who were planning to release a new beer and sell it nation wide will have to wait until after the government shutdown is over.
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6-year-old Braedence Jones found in attic in Missouri.
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January 09, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Braedence Jones, 6, was found Tuesday in an attic's crawl space, which was nailed shut.
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Dr. Ben Carson
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January 09, 2019 - 1:13 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown has scrambled plans for a Missouri prayer breakfast after Ben Carson had to cancel as the keynote speaker. A spokesman for the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development said Wednesday that the agency couldn't pay for the secretary's...
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Missouri State Capitol
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January 09, 2019 - 7:05 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri General Assembly was to begin its historic 100th edition on Wednesday with new faces in many places after scandals, resignations and term limits that forced out many of the officials who were guiding the state just one year ago. Republicans will continue to...
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Dogs walk around the filed prior to a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians
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January 08, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Illinois is at the top - first place for the 11th year in a row. Missouri is in the middle. Kentucky is last.
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Police motorcycle on display at a fundraising event.
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January 08, 2019 - 7:52 am
The eastern Missouri police chief has been put on paid leave while the investigation is ongoing.
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 The Missouri Capitol Building is bathed in red,white and blue lights as the inaguration party for new Governor Eric Greitens is about to begin in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 9, 2017.
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January 07, 2019 - 9:26 am
An Associated Press analysis found the new formula for drawing maps would likely increase Democrats' chances of winning elections.
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President Donald Trump joined by, from left, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise and Vice President Mike Pence
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January 07, 2019 - 8:22 am
There's a lesson from Missouri, I think, that those in Washington might want to consider about the benefits of compromise compaired to the potential costs of obstinacy.
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River in the woods
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January 06, 2019 - 12:00 am
By ISAAC SMITH , The Southern Illinoisan CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Nathan Duffield has found a lot of junk on the river: sunglasses that usually are too scratched to be used, fishing lures, pocket knives — mostly things that don't float when someone's boat flips. But about 20 years ago, he also found...
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