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Gov. Nixon to call special session to fund Ferguson response

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to ongoing protests in Ferguson.

Police search for man in Columbia bank robbery

Columbia police are searching for a man who robbed an area bank. Officers are investigating.

No. 19 Missouri continues bid for SEC East title

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The situation is clear-cut for No. 19 Missouri.

Chiefs fall to previously winless Raiders 24-20

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kansas City overcame a flat start that put them in a 14-point hole to take the lead midway through the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders.

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.

Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer

The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official said Thursday.

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Schweich weighing running for Missouri governor

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich confirmed Thursday that he is considering a bid for governor in 2016 and touted an encouraging letter from supporters as “a powerful incentive to go forward” with a campaign.

Court invalidates St. Louis County foreclosure law

Missouri’s top court has invalidated a St. Louis County ordinance that required lenders to try to mediate disputes with homeowners before foreclosing on their properties.

Missouri urged to not appeal gay marriage ruling, legality of gay marriage in Missouri in judicial limbo

With the legality of gay marriage in Missouri in judicial limbo, more than 3,000 residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturned its ban on same-sex unions.

2 Kansas City men charged in drive-by shooting of 6-year-old girl

The Kansas City Star reports Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced charges Wednesday afternoon against 19-year-old Howard Chase and 21-year-old Leandre Smith.

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