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Jefferson City Police release Jackson suicide note

Jefferson City Police held a second news conference to release more details into the apparent suicide of Spence Jackson, the late media director for former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who killed himself last month.

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Missouri House panel sends medical marijuana bill forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican support for a medical marijuana law is moving a proposal forward to the full Missouri House.

MoDOT presents road maintenance plan for smaller budget in 2017

Work to close I-70 ramps in Columbia

Road work will close an Interstate 70 ramp in Columbia Tuesday night.

Missouri court rules against man claiming anxiety hurt trial

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled against a man who appealed his death sentence for killing an elderly couple while burglarizing their home.

Missouri prescription drug database earns initial approval

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have given initial approval to a proposed prescription drug database, despite concerns that it could jeopardize personal information.

Hermann sues power commissions over coal plant costs

HERMANN, Mo. (AP) — The city of Hermann is suing state utility groups over the costs of electricity from a southern Illinois coal plant.

Missouri House panel OKs added funds for Medicaid drug costs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Despite concerns from Republican lawmakers about Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's withholding money from programs this year, most of his 2015 supplemental budget request is moving forward.

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Missouri lawmakers pass bill to boost agriculture industry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill aimed at bolstering Missouri's agricultural industry is headed to the governor.

Camden Co. man arrested after running from police, having drugs

A Camden Co. man was arrested Friday after running from police and having marijuana.

Two plead guilty to selling synthetic pot in Boone Co.

Two people pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to selling thousands of pounds of synthetic marijuana.


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Arkansas about to adopt religious freedom law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson now has to decide if he wants Mike Pence's headache.

The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved a religious freedom measure that mirrors the one Pence signed into law in Indiana -- sparking outrage from businesses, sports org...

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