Nixon appoints John Watson as state auditor following Schweich's death

Governor Nixon has appointed John Watson, his senior advisor, as Missouri State Auditor following the Thursday death of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

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Nixon appoints John Watson as state auditor following Schweich's death

Governor Nixon has appointed John Watson, his senior advisor, as Missouri State Auditor following the Thursday death of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

Group says propositions would help aging infrastructure in Columbia

A local group is throwing their support behind proposition one and two in Columbia.

Missouri auditor's office open for business following death

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri auditor's office is carrying on its business after the death of Auditor Tom Schweich.

Missouri governor drops Cuba trip following auditor's death

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is canceling a trip to Cuba following the death of state Auditor Tom Schweich.

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Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich set for Tuesday

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A memorial service for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) is scheduled for Tuesday in his hometown of Clayton.

Law enforcement in Texas County investigating multiple homicides

An apparent murder-suicide situation in southern Missouri has left a number of people dead.

Fire destroys residential building in Sunrise Beach

A large fire gutted a residential building at the Lake of the Ozarks Thursday night.

MODOT lowers speed limit on stretch of I-70

States seek alternatives for highway, bridge funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City stands as a prime example of the challenges facing the nation's roads.

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Missouri engagement office unfunded in proposed 2016 budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon may not get funding this year for one of the flagship pieces of his response to unrest in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August.

City staff in Columbia to seek delay on plastic bag ban vote

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia city staff plans to ask council members to delay voting on a partial ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.

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House rejects temporary DHS funding bill

A Washington fight over immigration is poised to cut off funding for the Department of Homeland Security and leave border agents, TSA screeners and tens of thousands of other federal workers charged with keeping the homeland safe working without pay ...

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