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Man stopped in Springfield with 115 pounds of marijuana, troopers sayOpen in a New Window

CLOSE What you should know about medical marijuana in Missouri: How to get a card, what are the qualifiers and more. Megan Bridgeman, Wochit CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Troopers say a Connecticut...

 

'Well-regulated' is key to Second Amendment debateOpen in a New Window

...dues of every NRA member were directed into that fund? What if every owner of guns had an annual property tax assessed on every gun owned legally (much like vehicles are taxed in Missouri) to be directed...

 

Rasheen Aldridge nominated by Central Committee to replace Bruce Franks in the State HouseOpen in a New Window

...endorsement. Person previously served on the Riverview Gardens School Board and lost a bid for Ferguson City Council earlier this year. According to St. Louis Public Radio, he works for Ameren on diversity and...

 

Last-minute marijuana applicants face daunting taskOpen in a New Window

...Reporter, St. Louis Business Journal Aug 19, 2019, 5:30am CDT Frantic entrepreneurs seeking Missouri medical marijuana business licenses are up against a filing deadline of 4:30 p.m. Monday — and a mountain...

 

NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric GarnerOpen in a New Window

...decisions," O'Neill said, "especially when they lead to the death of another human being." Asked whether Mayor Bill de Blasio forced his hand, O'Neill said the dismissal was his choice. "This is the decision that...

 

Legislators need to review collective bargaining practicesOpen in a New Window

...Missouri officials are planning to reengage the issue of government union reform, particularly open collective bargaining. Currently, the vast majority of the contract negotiations between public officials...

 

Newsmakers: Aug. 19-25, 2019Open in a New Window

...show, previously worked as a copywriter and associate creative director at The Alchemedia Project. Municipal The Springfield Finance Department was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in...

 

Parks department opens train-themed playgroundOpen in a New Window

...to the statement. The department was able to replace the playground through funds from the parks sales tax, first passed in 2012. Garfield park was the first to receive new equipment in 2015. Playgrounds...

 

Gardner’s lawyers seek public hearing on special prosecutor’s potential conflictsOpen in a New Window

...cases are the pending threat investigation and lawsuits Gardner’s office filed alleging nepotism and Sunshine Law violations by Gerard “Jerry” Carmody, the special prosecutor who led the perjury probe into ex-FBI...

 

Decision near on officer involved in 2014 Eric Garner deathOpen in a New Window

...insisted the officer used a reasonable amount of force and didn't mean to hurt Garner. New York City's mayor has declined to say whether he believes Garner should lose his job but has been promising "justice"...

 

Third complaint filed against Councilwoman Jan FiskOpen in a New Window

Posted 8/19/19 It alleges unpaid property taxes and a nuisance violation on property she owns This item is available in full to subscribers. Please log in to continue Need a web account? Current...

 

Manufacturer enters SWMO with hiring plansOpen in a New Window

...Jersey, is planning to hire 39 employees for a new Ozark plant. Sarah Buxton, project coordinator with economic development organization Show Me Christian County, said Alpine moved into an existing facility at...

 

VOTE: Captain Springfield 4, the first roundOpen in a New Window

...of Southwest Missouri. He's also been very involved in community groups, serving on the Springfield Mayor's Commission for Human Rights and recently being named to the city's advisory board for comprehensive...

 

Police investigate two overnight crimes in Jefferson CityOpen in a New Window

...I-70 MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning... More >>...

 

First of two trials for Columbia man begins MondayOpen in a New Window

...I-70 MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning... More >>...

 

Group hopes to change perception of medical marijuanaOpen in a New Window

A group of St. Joseph residents are hoping to change the perception of medical marijuana. The Northwest Missouri chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) held its first...

 

16-year-old is latest young shooting victim in St. LouisOpen in a New Window

...I-70 MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning... More >>...

 

Medical marijuana companies in Missouri have one last day to applyOpen in a New Window

...Kaberline – Editor, Kansas City Business Journal 56 minutes ago Companies applying to enter the medical marijuana business in Missouri have until the end of Monday to apply. The Missouri Department of...

 

Livestock association, international union may swap KC-KCK hometownsOpen in a New Window

...offices. Union officials could not be reached for comment about plans to move. Katherine Carttar, economic development director for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., said she had...

 

A New Affordable Housing Complex Will Help Families Escaping Domestic Violence In Kansas CityOpen in a New Window

...Addressing Kansas City’s shortage of affordable housing options was a main tenet of Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas’ campaign. On Monday, Lucas is set to announce a new affordable housing project geared...

 

Your View: Letters to the editorOpen in a New Window

...benefits to gain job skills at career, technical and trade schools. Avion Bryant Joplin Open the collective bargaining process Although the 2020 legislative session is still a few months away, I hope Missouri...

 

EDITORIAL: Does Nicole Galloway have a chance at being governor?Open in a New Window

Nicole Galloway made her gubernatorial bid official last week. In a two-minute video, the state auditor cast herself as a corruption-fighter who has uncovered $350 million in government waste. She said...

 

KCPD will hand out Ring doorbells to fight crime. Will it help or hurt neighborhoods?Open in a New Window

...residents’ front doors across the city, Greer said such a move would likely require public meetings, city council oversight and public debates about privacy and civil liberties. But Amazon has found the “perfect...

 

Walking around Walmart with a rifle is legal — and shows insanity of Missouri gun lawsOpen in a New Window

...had been 90 homicides in Kansas City so far this year, and more than 300 people shot. Maybe our new mayor, Quinton Lucas, is as some have said setting himself up to fail by announcing the goal of getting...

 

Tecumseh curves improvement subject of MoDOT meetingOpen in a New Window

...can’t agree on a price during mediation, the case goes to a judge who presides over the process of “eminent domain.” The judge appoints three commissioners who must own land and reside in the county where...

 

Centertown explores options for storm sirenOpen in a New Window

...diving into this like the bigger cities do, so we’re trying to get what we can,” Brown said. In other business, the board approved the 2019 property tax rate of 7.5 percent at a special meeting Aug. 13.

 

Waynesville man struck by boat propeller on Lake of the OzarksOpen in a New Window

...I-70 MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning... More >>...

 

Police: Men with guns in Missouri Walmart broke no lawsOpen in a New Window

...I-70 MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning... More >>...

 

Group hopes to change perception of medical marijuanaOpen in a New Window

A group of St. Joseph residents hopes to change the perception of medical marijuana. The Northwest Missouri chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) held its first...

 

Purple Heart DayOpen in a New Window

...on Aug. 6. KEITH HANSEN/Headliner News Citizens of Nixa observed Purple Heart Day on Aug. 7. Mayor Brian Steele issued a proclamation making Wednesday Purple Heart Day in honor of the oldest military...

 

'Moms' rally at Arch pushes for gun reform in wake of shootingsOpen in a New Window

...said. “I know a lot of them are grieving, but we just have to be heard.” Legislation St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson spoke in favor of a federal bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-University...

 

5 good reads: KC's global goal, Baum's changes and other comings and goingsOpen in a New Window

...new future awaits — George K. Baum formed the company that still holds his name in 1928 selling municipal bonds out of the back of his car. With that history, it was surprising to hear that his grandson,...

 

MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70Open in a New Window

...18, 2019 in News By: Amber Raub, KOMU Reporter COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning Sunday. The...

 

Skidmore hires new city clerkOpen in a New Window

...Killingsworth, new city clerk Meagan Morrow, Mayor Tracy Shewey, retiring city clerk Laura Stark and alderman Tim Slagle about the importance of the census in receiving federal funding in small towns. The...

 

CALIFORNIA WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL: Six strong-willed women band together, raise funds for victimsOpen in a New Window

...Business Council contribution, which went to provide supplies for volunteers in the cleanup effort, transportation for tornado victims to access resources, and other charitable gifts and efforts to fill gaps in...

 

City counselor enjoys ‘fruits of the work’Open in a New Window

...oftentimes, the answer is ‘No, we can’t do that’ for whatever reason. The important thing in practicing municipal law is to not end the conversation at no.” A Kansas City native, he received a bachelor’s degree...

 

Laura Kelly: Reaching across the aisle to end the Kansas-Missouri border warOpen in a New Window

...creating new jobs. In the past decade, folks in Kansas and Missouri had to watch and wonder why economic development forces in each state spent huge sums — together, some $330 million — to pull businesses...

 

Missouri lawmakers take cover after shooting of 8-year-old in KC: ‘Gun laws don’t work’Open in a New Window

...stringent gun regulations, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has proposed making it a misdemeanor municipal offense for a minor to possess a gun or for anyone to transfer one to a minor without parental consent....

 

Missouri Democrats Rally Behind Galloway’s Gubernatorial Bid At Truman Day DinnerOpen in a New Window

State Auditor Nicole Galloway speaks at the Truman Dinner on August 17, 2019. Jason Rosenbaum I St. Louis Public Radio State Auditor Nicole Galloway is promising to take the fight to Gov. Mike Parson...

 

Rude Awakenings: I'm not your partner, buddyOpen in a New Window

...media partners.” Another recent one from the city was headlined “Media partners invited to interview city manager finalists.” It’s difficult to find a place to start to explain why I hate this phrase. First...

 

RILEY FAMILY: Despite its own losses, family driven by desire to take care of communityOpen in a New Window

...tirelessly to clean, repair and relocate; Gov. Mike Parson, Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe and Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin, who have helped them work with government agencies during the repair process; Anna...

 

Official says no prosecutions for women seeking abortionsOpen in a New Window

...Public Defender’s Office took, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. In a June memo to the state auditor obtained by the newspaper, the office comptroller, Kathleen Lear, wrote public defenders expect to...

 

Redemption Inside the Walls concert honors 'Heroes of the Storm'Open in a New Window

...Individuals can donate to the Hargrove family by visiting gofundme.com/leah039s-story Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin, who also received a wooden "heroes of the storm" plaque, declared Saturday as "Newsboys...

 

PSU team studying status of aquatic life in area streamsOpen in a New Window

... authorities between 1979 and 1994, seven of them in Turkey Creek and five in Center Creek. The conservation study reported that industrial spills and municipal discharges were the most common causes.

 

Advocates seek Medicaid expansion through Missouri's initiative petition processOpen in a New Window

...decisions by voters last year to approve an increase to the state's minimum wage and to authorize medical marijuana, both of which came from initiative petitions. "The initiative petition process, I'm afraid,...

 

'Moms' rally at Arch pushes for gun reform in wake of shootingsOpen in a New Window

...said. "I know a lot of them are grieving, but we just have to be heard." Legislation St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson spoke in favor of a federal bill sponsored by U.S. Rep William Lacy Clay, D-University...

 

Bill Caldwell: Purcell founded as a railroad townOpen in a New Window

...toning up his nerve tissue by good, honest work. One day, he was put at work mowing weeds from the right of way. Today, he was driving a mule team hauling stone. Dr. Toomay says his object in thus spending...

 

State license offices make tooth removal seem like funOpen in a New Window

...safety and emissions tests often are required, as is showing proof of insurance and a paid personal property tax receipt as well as paying registration and processing fees. Photo by Cristina M. Fletes, cfletes@post-dispatch.com....

 

State extends deadline for medical marijuana facility applicationsOpen in a New Window

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services expanded the acceptance window for medical marijuana facility applications by two days. The application window, which opened Aug. 3, is now open until...

 

At issue: Missouri budget appears more stable after several precarious years of deep cutsOpen in a New Window

...taxes, which indicates that more people are working. There is concern, however, because the state’s sales tax income has been on a roller coaster in recent months. September saw a drop. Looking ahead to...

 

Commissioners hold two sessions, minutes reportOpen in a New Window

...properties where owners owe county taxes. •Sent correspondence to the Missouri Department of Transportation related to requesting credit on a bridge project. •Discussed an upcoming Sunshine Law training...

 

Official says no prosecutions for women seeking abortionsOpen in a New Window

...Public Defender's Office took, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported . In a June memo to the state auditor obtained by the newspaper, the office comptroller, Kathleen Lear, wrote that public defenders expect...

 

Falkner pushes for online sales taxOpen in a New Window

...Falkner, now a Republican state representative, said lawmakers need to create a framework to collect sales taxes online, a place where more and more people seem to be shopping. "I think there is a feeling...

 

Fighting the problem at the local levelOpen in a New Window

...trained in investigating these cases, and other smaller departments are encouraged to get help from a state agency called STAT that can train officers on how to investigate child sex crimes or come in and do...

 

Members shouldn't vape or order 'anything ending in -ccino,' Mormon church saysOpen in a New Window

...marijuana seems to underscore the faith's desire to carve out a space to allow some members to use medical marijuana, while reiterating that recreational use is prohibited. The faith worked with Utah state...

 

Nuclear energy is green solution for MissouriOpen in a New Window

...confound matters, the GND calls for the elimination of fossil fuels for both power production and transportation in order to combat climate change. Ironically, nuclear power plants produce no greenhouse gases...

 

How Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander's PTSD Became A Family AffairOpen in a New Window

Jason Kander's withdrawl from Kansas City mayoral race last year caught many by surprise. Ten months later, "I'm doing fantastic," he says. "I'm doing the best I've done in about 12 years." Luke X. Martin...

 

Nevada company wins Missouri contract to score pot business applicationsOpen in a New Window

Subscribe for $3 for three months A sample application to become a legal medical marijuana patient in Missouri sits on a desk on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at a Green Health Docs clinic in Creve Coeur....

 

Ash Grove Board of Aldermen talks highway signage for Main Street bizOpen in a New Window

...into,” said Alderman Jerry Kane. “I don’t disagree with that… Thanks, Marc. I do like that idea,” said Mayor Les Gardner. Although no timetable was given, different types of signs were discussed during the...

 

Desloge passes marijuana ordinanceOpen in a New Window

...have been passing ordinances to regulate the way citizens sell, purchase, and consume the product. City Administrator Dan Bryan said a few companies and individuals have already approached city officials...

 

Bolivar 'ayes' likely sewer rate hikesOpen in a New Window

...time, things usually don’t get better, they get worse. So we need to take care of those things.” City Administrator Tracy Slagle said while city staff feels the timeline presented is reasonable, the proposal...

 

Readers comment on City Council, other issuesOpen in a New Window

Saturday Aug 17, 2019 at 12:51 AM Why couldn’t City Council member at least apologize? Casey Phillips, Independence To the editor: Recently I spoke before the Independence City Council in response...

 

Nevada Bike MysteryOpen in a New Window

...rewritten or redistributed without prior permission. Regional Headlines State extends deadline for medical marijuana applications Missing Kansas sheriff's deputy believed to be in Turkey Hy-Vee warns...

 

Deadline extended to Monday for pot business applicants; 236 have applied so farOpen in a New Window

...the Department of Health and Senior Services, the state agency tasked with regulating the state's medical marijuana industry. Officials decided to extend the deadline to Monday because applicants said...

 

UPDATED: Officers involved in confrontation with unarmed man identifiedOpen in a New Window

...over the past five years. The city attorney responded to the request Friday by providing Ingle's municipal court history dating back as far as 2006, but not any incident reports. The log provided shows...

 

Jason And Diana Kander On Facing PTSDOpen in a New Window

...from post-traumatic stress disorder and seek treatment for it. The former Kansas City, Missouri, mayoral candidate and his wife Diana recalled the years leading up to the diagnosis and how that time affected...

 

Parson's interest in special session opens door for criticismOpen in a New Window

...time when Parson is trying to fend off a challenge for the top spot in state government from state Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat. Parson spokeswoman Kelli Jones said Friday that a final decision on...

 

Public defenders say Missouri women could be charged with felonies for having abortionsOpen in a New Window

...Lear, the public defenders office comptroller, wrote in a memo sent June 13 to the office of state Auditor Nicole Galloway. "If so, this would result in the prosecution of an unknown but significant number...

 

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