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Governor Greitens Appoints Member to the State Board of Education

21 Nov






Governor Greitens Appoints Member to the State Board of Education Jennifer Edwards was appointed to the State Board of Education  Edwards, of Springfield, is the President and Co-Founder of Decoding Dyslexia Missouri. She is a founding board member of the Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning. Edwards earned her bachelor’s degree in international business management from Missouri State University. […]

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Gov. Greitens & Atty. Gen. Hawley Turn Backs on Vulnerable – Cancelling Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

17 Nov






Gov. Greitens & Atty. Gen. Hawley Turn Backs on Vulnerable – Cancelling Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Gov. Eric Greitens and Attorney General Josh Hawley partnered with four members of the Missouri Housing Development Commission to callously eliminate state tax credits for low-income housing in 2018. With a last-minute, unannounced appointment of a new commissioner by Gov. Greitens, the credits were […]

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City​ ​and​ ​Partners​ ​Recognized​ ​for​ ​Collaboration​ ​to​ ​Reduce​ ​Building​ ​Energy​ ​Use

17 Nov






City​ ​and​ ​Partners​ ​Recognized​ ​for​ ​Collaboration​ ​to​ ​Reduce​ ​Building​ ​Energy​ ​Use  ST.​ ​LOUIS,​ ​MO​​ ​–​ ​Mayor​ ​Lyda​ ​Krewson​ ​accepted​ ​the​ ​2017​ ​Outstanding​ ​Local​ ​Government​ ​Achievement (OLGA)​ ​Award​ ​for​ ​Exemplary​ ​Public/Private​ ​or​ ​Public/Non-Profit​ ​Collaboration​ ​from​ ​the​ ​East-West Gateway​ ​Council​ ​of​ ​Governments​ ​on​ ​Friday,​ ​November​ ​17.​ ​The​ ​award​ ​ceremony​ ​will​ ​take​ ​place​ ​at​ ​a luncheon​ ​during​ ​EWG’s​ […]

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Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Missouri’s Most Vulnerable Children

17 Nov






Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Missouri’s Most Vulnerable Children Governor Greitens has appointed 27 individuals to serve on boards that work to protect children across the state, including the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Boards, Children’s Trust Fund Board, and Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board.         In January 2017, all […]

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Holiday Season Increases Home Fire Risks: Don’t Be A Turkey, Be Carefully!

16 Nov






Holiday Season Increases Home Fire Risks: Don’t Be A Turkey, Be Carefully!     JEFFERSON CITY – State Fire Marshal Tim Bean is reminding Missourians that Thanksgiving not only kicks off the holiday season, it raises the potential for dangerous residential fires – caused by everything from increased indoor cooking and turkey fryers to Christmas trees, decorations and festive […]

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Blunt, Klobuchar Commend November as National Adoption Month

14 Nov






Blunt, Klobuchar Commend November as National Adoption Month WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (MO.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA), today commended Senate passage of their resolution marking November as National Adoption Month and November 18 as National Adoption Day. As co-chairs of the bipartisan CCA, Blunt and Klobuchar work to […]

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Sweetie Pie’s Hamburger Heaven – Smokin’ & Tasty

12 Nov






Sweetie Pie’s Hamburger Heaven – Smokin’ & Tasty Hottie LA comedic actress Kim Whitley and actor Wendell James blew into town for their own gig, but they had to stop by the other day to see for themselves, Robbie Montgomery’ latest restaurant venture, “Sweetie Pie’s Hamburger Heaven,” on the old DeValiviere strip in Central Westend […]

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COGIC Confab Tackles Police Shooting in St. Louis; Is It Enough?

12 Nov






COGIC Confab Tackles Police Shooting in St. Louis; Is It Enough? By Kevin Thomas   The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) 110th Annual International Holy Convocation was held in St. Louis City. It has already garnered attention from the local establishment, as well as the number of parishioners, who trekked to St. Louis from across […]

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City of St. Louis Settles in Employment Discrimination Case

9 Nov






City of St. Louis Settles in Employment Discrimination Case ST. LOUIS — The City of St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency (CREA) recently negotiated a monetary settlement for more than a thousand dollars with an employer after investigating claims of Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation by that employer, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act […]

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Missouri Winter Weather Awareness Day on Nov. 15 is reminder to be prepared for snow, ice and plunging temperatures

7 Nov






Missouri Winter Weather Awareness Day on Nov. 15 is reminder to be prepared for snow, ice and plunging temperatures JEFFERSON CITY – This past January, Missourians were reminded of the hazards that cab come with a Show-Me State winter and the importance of being prepared and monitoring the weather forecast. Beginning Jan. 12, 2017, much […]

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