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MO Auditor Race Heats Up at Maryland Heights Candidate Forum

MO Auditor Race Heats Up at Maryland Heights Candidate Forum

Maryland Heights, MO (KTRS) – The race for Missouri Auditor is heating up, as the candidates participated in a debate-style forum hosted by the Missouri Press Association on Friday. Democratic incumbent Nicole Galloway wasted no time going after Republican challenger Saundra McDowell, stating, “She’s so financially compromised, she might be willing to accept dark money…

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Missouri Lawmakers Pass High School Computer Science Bill

Missouri Lawmakers Pass High School Computer Science Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri high school students could apply a computer science credit toward math, science or practical art credits needed for graduation under a bill passed by state lawmakers. Senators voted 28-1 Friday to give the measure final approval. It now heads to Gov. Mike Parson. The measure would also create an…

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Judge Removes Redistricting Measure from MO Nov. Ballot

Judge Removes Redistricting Measure from MO Nov. Ballot

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) A Missouri circuit judge has ruled that a proposed redistricting measure should be removed from the November ballot. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on Friday ruled that the ballot initiative unconstitutionally addresses multiple topics. He directed the secretary of state to remove the measure from the Nov. 6 ballot. At issue is…

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Missouri Senate Votes To Expand Treatment Court

Missouri Senate Votes To Expand Treatment Court

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have passed a bill to expand treatment courts. Senators voted 29-0 in favor of the bill during a special session Friday. The bill now heads to Gov. Mike Parson. Lawmakers passed a wide-ranging bill with a similar provision during their annual legislative session that ended in May. But…

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Fatal Three Wheeler Accident

Fatal Three Wheeler Accident

(KTRS) A Jefferson County Missouri man is killed after he runs his Honda three wheeler off the road and into a tree. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 44 year-old Jason T. Thorne, of Imperial, was in the 39 hundred block of West Waller Wednesday morning when he left the roadway and crashed. Thorne was pronounced…

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