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EPA says underground landfill fire not moving

he Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t believe an underground fire smoldering at the Bridgeton Landfill in Missouri is moving toward an adjacent landfill that contains radioactive waste, according to an official’s letter.

‘Black Friday’ declared state holiday

State employees traditionally have had the day after Thanksgiving off — but not always, especially not in recent years.

Missing man found dead in Three Creeks Conservation Area

Victim told authorities he'd fallen from bluff in Three Creeks Conservation Area between Ashland and Columbia

Riddle, Schieffer discuss state issues at candidate forum

Missouri’s Senate District 10 race has pitted two veteran House legislators — Jeanie Riddle and Ed Schieffer — against one another.

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Fulton State Hospital draft designs unveiled

Design team draws inspiration from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, will meet with employees

Project managers of the new $2.11 million Fulton State Hospital updated the Missouri Mental Health Commission on Thursday during its regular meeting with details of the new mental health facility.

Missouri judge sides with married same-sex couples

A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.

Ameren Missouri announces 20-Year Plan for cleaner energy

Ameren Missouri filed today with the Missouri Public Service Commission its 20-year plan that supports cleaner energy in the state of Missouri, including major expansions of solar and wind power.

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Ameren still interested in nuclear

Past the razor wire and security checkpoints that guard Missouri’s first and only nuclear power plant, there’s an empty gravel lot where a second reactor was to have been built.

Governor signs Missouri building bond measure

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation authorizing additional bonding for state buildings. But Nixon's budget director says there are no plans to actually issue those bonds.

Koster announces support for ‘Right to Farm’ amendment

Nixon says he’s leaning against the amendment

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Wednesday he supports the “Right to Farm” amendment that voters will decide on next month.

Projects added to Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has revised its list of projects that would be funded by a proposed sales tax on the August ballot. Here is a look at a few of the projects that were added to the list:

Top projects for Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has released cost estimates for more than 800 projects that would be funded by a sales tax on the August ballot.

ACLU challenges Missouri lawmakers’ version of early voting

The American Civil Liberties Union this week challenged Missouri lawmakers’ proposed constitutional amendment allowing early voting in the state.

Missouri Congress members back farming amendment

Several Missourians in the U.S. House are backing a proposed amendment to the state Constitution on farming.

Finger pointing continues over state budget

For most of the last two weeks, Missouri House and Senate leaders have not commented on Gov. Jay Nixon’s allegations that lawmakers passed eight bills in the final eight hours of this year’s legislative session that “blew up” a hole in the state operating budget that lawmakers passed just over three weeks ago.

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