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Nixon names Wilson to Supreme Court

Jefferson City native will succeed William Ray Price Jr., who retired Aug. 1

Paul Wilson, former Cole County circuit judge and a former assistant attorney general, will be the next judge on Missouri's Supreme Court. Gov. Jay Nixon announced the appointment this afternoon.

LU names presidential finalists

Mid-Missourians will get a chance next week to meet the three finalists for Lincoln University’s vacant president’s job. The three finalists were identified Friday as: Bernard Franklin, an NCAA officer in Indianapolis; Rosalind Fuse-Hall, a director of Title III programs; and Kevin Rome, a vice chancellor at North Carolina Central University.

Green rejects Ferguson appeal

Ferguson is serving 40 years for killing Kent Heitholt in Columbia, 11 years ago tonight.

Farm Bureau fundraiser continuing without speaker

Hurricane disrupts dinner speaker's travel plans.

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Paul Wilson among 3 nominated for high court vacancy

Former Cole County Circuit Judge Paul Wilson is one of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court.

Kroger recalls spinach sold at Gerbes over Listeria risk

Kroger is recalling spinach sold at grocery stores in 15 states due to possible Listeria contamination. The recall includes Gerbes stores in Mid-Missouri.

Lawmakers override Nixon's 'religious freedom' veto

Votes are second successful override in the last two years.

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Green changes health care exchange title on Nov. 6 ballot

Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green agreed with the challengers Tuesday, accepting one of their alternative proposals as the ballot language voters will see Nov. 6 on a measure about “health care exchanges.”

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Hamacher named Interim LU president

Offord to be Interim Provost

Supreme Court OKs ballot issues

The Missouri Supreme Court cleared the way Tuesday for voters to potentially get a say on initiatives to raise tobacco taxes, increase the minimum wage and limit interest rates on payday loans.

Nixon vetoes 'religious freedom' and sales tax on out-of-state-vehicle purchase laws

Those were two of the 10 bills Nixon vetoed, along with 12 bills that he signed.

Mo. Supreme Court upholds 2010 earnings tax law changes

An initiative petition that won overwhelming voters’ approval two years ago was constitutional, Missouri’s Supreme Court ruled today.

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Ray Price to leave state Supreme Court

To resign effective Aug. 1

Auto Warranty Firm Settles Charges With Missouri

As soon as you buy a used car, your mailbox quickly fills with urgent messages from companies that want to sell you an extended service contract, often called extended warranties.

Conference Committee recommends House pay raise plan

A final committee vote still must be taken.