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Five education nominees criticized for lacking independence from Gov. Eric Greitens appear unlikely to clear Senate confirmation and could be barred for life from serving on the Missouri State Board of Education. Poplar Bluff insurance agent Eddy Justice is the only one of Greitens' nominees to clear ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A woman who had an extramarital affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens must turn over her cellphone for a forensic investigation following a decision by the Missouri Supreme Court. The high court's decision follows the woman's request Friday to block an order by a ...

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A legal battle over newly-enacted regulations in Missouri for medication-induced abortions is continuing in federal court. ... The law has effectively left Kansas City and St. Louis as the only two Missouri cities where the procedure is legally available, while blocking medication abortions at clinics in ...
Clean Missouri will help restore the balance of power between small towns and the state ... Like many small towns, we value our rural beauty. ... Unfortunately, municipalities like ours are told by the state legislature that we cannot control where utility towers go in our own town or how many electric wires ...
HBOT America will host a grand opening June 2 at 4407 Sienna Parkway, Ste. 200, Missouri City. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the breathing in of higher amounts of oxygen in a pressurized chamber that decreases inflammation, increases blood flow, enhances mental clarity and accelerates the ...

WASHINGTON - Several Texas residents have been caught up in an alleged espionage scheme, including residents of Missouri City and the greater Houston area. Two businessmen, including one who is a Chinese national, have been indicted on charges alleging that they conspired to commit ...
Eric Greitens summoned Missouri legislators to Jefferson City for a special session with the sole purpose of considering new regulations on abortion clinics. Out of that session came ... A woman currently can obtain an abortion in three cities in Missouri -- Kansas City, St. Louis and Columbia. ...
In Kansas City, Missouri, there have been 40 homicides so far this year. The most recent was earlier this week when a 23-year-old utility worker was shot and killed while at a construction site at 9th and Brooklyn. Johnathan Porter's death puts Kansas City, Missouri on pace to have its deadliest year ...
More cases of measles in students were reported in Missouri this week and health officials in three other states warned their residents that a traveler from Missouri may also have exposed them to the virus. Bill Snook, a spokesman with the Kansas City Health Department, said there are now 10 cases ... school
A felony invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will go on despite his attorneys' attempt to have it thrown out, a St. Louis judge ruled Thursday. Judge Rex Burlison said in court that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner had committed "sanctionable" rules violations by failing to turn ... school
Missouri maintains its ignominious distinction of having the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country — and Kansas is now in the top 10 — according to a study of federal data released Wednesday. The report by the nonprofit Violence Policy Center looked at 2015 data, the most recent available, ... school
KANSAS CITY • The sheriff in Kansas City's Jackson County is resigning after recently released court documents described him having a sexual and ... taxpayer-funded trips and approved so many raises for her that she became the highest-paid civilian sheriff's office employee, The Kansas City Star reports. school
In what sounds like an "Oceans Eleven" caper, someone has stolen two 19th-century, gem-encrusted tiaras from the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis. The crowns were from the city's storied and controversial Veiled Prophet Ball. The last time anything was stolen from the museum was 17 years ago. school
A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, she ... The Kansas City Star reported that she also faces two first-degree assault charges and felony drug counts. school
The Kansas City Health Department says two new confirmed cases of the measles have been reported in Kansas City, Missouri. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Kansas City to four. Advertisement. The Liberty School District and Clay County Health Center sent notice to parents at a Liberty ... school
Officials with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County presented a proposal to Missouri City City Council during Monday's special meeting regarding the implementation of a community connector bus service that would stop at various locations throughout the city. Council approved the proposal ... school

This year, Owen's remarks will focus on the many great community and global partnerships that are shaping the City's future and has resulted in Missouri City's status as one of the nation's premier places to live, work and play. Situated next to the recently opened Houston Community College Center for ... school
This year, Mayor Owen's remarks will focus on the many great community and global partnerships that are shaping the City's future and has resulted in Missouri City's status as one of the nation's premier places to live, work and play. Situated next to the recently opened Houston Community College Center ... school
Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen joined U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, in a Senate Commerce Committee hearing last week entitled: “Are We Ready for the Next Hurricane Season? Status of Preparation and Response Capabilities for 2018.” At the hearing ... school
A former Missouri school librarian was charged this week with felony stealing after reports say he allegedly stole more than $10,000 from a school's Parent Teacher Association. Brian M. Smith, 39, worked at Parkway Elementary School in St. Joseph. KQ2 reported Smith also used to serve as treasurer of ... school
The Houston Fire Department is responding to a crash involving a Fort Bend ISD school bus, a spokeswoman said. The accident was reported on Blueridge Road, near Missouri City, spokeswoman Sheldra Brigham said. Eight students were one the bus, according to Fort Bend ISD spokeswoman Amanda ... school
... was served with property liens to pay the judgment the day before Pickert was killed. ___. Information from: The Kansas City Star, Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Missouri ... school
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faced mounting calls to resign Thursday following allegations of unwanted sexual aggression toward a woman, but his defense attorneys argued that a criminal indictment against him should be dismissed because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct. school
MISSOURI CITY, Texas - A local mom, with baby number two on the way, is competing in a triathlon this weekend. Alexia McClerkin is 7 months pregnant and works as a chiropractor, but her mission is to motivate other moms to stay healthy. “I'm happily married to my husband. It'll be 6 years this year. school
Seven people were hurt after a school bus was involved in a wreck with another vehicle Thursday in Missouri City. Author: KHOU. Published: 1:38 ... MISSOURI CITY, Texas – Seven people were injured after an SUV crashed into a Fort Bend ISD school bus Thursday afternoon. Police said the SUV crossed ... school
Kansas City officials are worried about a proposed bill that would cap how much sales tax local governments could collect. Twenty-five percent of ... A few conservative legislators in Jefferson City want to limit how much cities and counties can raise with locally imposed sales taxes. Under a bill (HB 2168), ... school
Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual misconduct allegations, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be taking a cue from President Donald Trump as he fights for his political survival amid a #MeToo movement that has felled dozens of other prominent politicians and public figures. Referencing ... school
Josh Hawley, Missouri's attorney general, took the stage in this historic Mississippi River town one evening last week, the picture of what the .... 38, betting that their prize recruit could appeal to both rural voters still pleased with Mr. Trump and voters in the suburbs of Kansas City and St. Louis, where the ... school
Much of Kansas City's economic development over the past few decades is thanks, in part, to tax breaks given to developers by the city. The shops at Zona Rosa and Briarcliff in the Northland, the Power and Light District and Crossroads Arts District downtown, and the massive Cerner development in south ... school
Jay Nixon speaks during a news conference at the conclusion of the legislative session at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. ... (AP) — Missouri's former governor, now arguing as a private attorney, urged the state's highest court on Tuesday to overturn a decision blocking a proposed 780-mile power line that ... school
It's election day in Missouri, but it's OK if you didn't know that. Compared to previous elections, this one is fairly low-key. In Kansas City, voters will decide whether to renew a 1 percent sales tax for infrastructure maintenance, in addition to several school board races. And residents of several towns near the ... school
Prosecutors in southern Missouri are seeking the death penalty for a teen accused of stabbing a transgender teenager to death last September and burning her body. Andrew Vrba was charged with first-degree murder, abandonment of a corpse and armed criminal action following the death of 17-year-old ... school
Hawley was out of town on vacation when Trump railed against McCaskill during his first Missouri appearance last summer. At the time, Hawley's political mentor, former Sen. Jack Danforth, was calling on Republicans to disavow Trump. During a subsequent Trump visit in March, Hawley and Trump ... school
The City of Cape Girardeau may install traffic signals at Veterans Memorial Drive and U.S. 61 in conjunction with the state's plan to redesign the nearby center junction interchange and replace the Interstate 55 bridges, officials said Monday. Missouri Department of Transportation project engineer Jason ... school
People in rural Cass County have been finding dead animals inside mailboxes in the last few days, and the post office is asking residents to contact the sheriff's office with information leading to a possible culprit. On Friday, a mail carrier reported finding an opossum inside a mailbox on South Bennett Road, ... school
"Businesses throughout Missouri pay millions into the unemployment system, which is why it is so disconcerting to find that there are funds being managed without proper oversight or accountability," Galloway said in a statement. "Even simple checks and balances have not been implemented, leaving the ... school
Missouri voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide several important issues – and in Kansas City, they'll be using brand new voting machines for the first time. ... Belton and Blue Springs residents will decide whether to allow their cities to start charging sales tax on online purchases. Smithville and ... school
Missouri City City Council authorized the creation of Reinvestment Zone 19 for the purpose of recruiting a new business prospect. Reinvestment Zone 19 encompasses 6.06 acres of land located within the Park 8Ninety commercial center north of Buffalo Run Park and west of Beltway 8 and allows the city to ... school
A Missouri couple decided to turn their entire yard into a flower garden. It turns out, that was against a city ordinance, which says half of residents' yards must be grass turf. But the wife is allergic to grass. Now a federal judge has ruled: tough. school
FarmHouse International Fraternity leaders announced Tuesday that it will close its chapter at University of Missouri, according to a news release. The closing comes after a university and fraternity investigation found that the fraternity had violated hazing and alcohol policies. “Our top priority is to foster a ... school
03/14/18 03:42 KIRCHER RD, GARDEN CITY. On March 14 at approximately 0336 hours, a deputy was dispatched to Missouri 7 and Missouri T for a report of horses in the highway. Upon arrival, it was determined three vehicles had struck the horse. There were no injuries as a result of this accident. school
... Store is coming to Belton. While the city has already confirmed a location at 6751 E. 163rd St., Cracker Barrel has now confirmed the location and said it will open this fall. ... The chain was founded in 1969, and its first Missouri location opened in mid-1991 in St. Louis. It hasn't opened a restaurant in the ... school
A Missouri man is under guard at Liberty Hospital after a high-speed chase and shootout Monday with a highway patrol trooper. The incident ... The Harrison County Sheriff's Department broadcast a description of the suspects' vehicle, which was headed south on Interstate 35 toward Kansas City. An officer ... school
The Supreme Court, through a last minute 5-4 vote, halted the planned execution of Russell Bucklew in Missouri on Tuesday. ... Cheryl Pilate, a Kansas City attorney who has represented Bucklew, said justices would not have an opportunity to consider his arguments before his death warrant expires. school
The Houston-Galveston Area Council announces that Councilman Floyd Emery of the City of Missouri City has been elected board chair for 2018. He has served on the H-GAC Board of Directors representing Missouri City since 2014. Also elected as 2018 H-GAC officers are Brazoria County Commissioner ... school
Missouri City City Council members convened Monday to authorize a new mission statement and fees for its Animal Services Division. ... These new rates are the result of benchmarking and consulting with animal services from neighboring municipalities and are compatible with the services offered by staff, ... school
A 19-year-old driver was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday evening after her vehicle rolled over and caught fire in Missouri City, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. The driver was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann after the crash in the Sienna Plantation subdivision. It was unclear if the ... school
A man with a pretty big sweet tooth is wanted by Missouri City police. (KTRK). KTRK. By Steve Campion. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 08:34PM. MISSOURI CITY, Texas (KTRK) --. A man with a pretty big sweet tooth is wanted by Missouri City police. A clerk told ABC13 he made sure to grab a Twix candy bar before pulling ... school
With a state the size of Missouri, there is simply no justification for having 13 public (supported by state tax) four-year colleges and universities — the four campuses in the UM System: The University of Missouri in Columbia, The University of Missouri-St. Louis, The University of Missouri-Kansas City and ... school


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