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Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Kehoe, Miller push back against EPA water regulation proposals

Two Mid-Missouri lawmakers want the Legislature — not the federal government — to define who owns and controls water and the nearby land in the state.

Mo. lawmakers propose civics test as high school graduation requirement

If Missouri lawmakers approve, all Show-Me State students will have to pass a civics test in order to graduate from high school or get a GED, starting Jan. 1, 2016.

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

Business, farm groups question EPA rules

More than 24 representatives of Missouri business and agriculture groups met Thursday morning at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters, to discuss ways to get the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop trying to expand its authority over water resources.

Local lawyer faces censure

Disciplinary counsel wants Supreme Court to punish Trapp

Sam Trapp’s law license should be suspended indefinitely — at least for six months — for sloppy accounting practices and, at least in one case, misappropriating property of a client’s mother, Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel Sam Phillips told the Missouri Supreme Court last week.

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Leporin sentenced to 30 years for 2013 fatal accident

Leporin, then 28, had two previous DWIs at time of wrong-way, head-on collision on U.S. 54 at the Missouri 179 interchange, in wreck that killed Chelsea Fredrickson, 19, Camdenton.

JC Police search for missing man

Jefferson City police are trying to find a missing man. Christopher Cray, 23, has been missing 16 days.

ACLU, reporters sue Corrections over executions

Missouri's Sunshine Law requires the state Corrections department to release information about its executions, a new, nine-page lawsuit claims.

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