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Projects added to Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has revised its list of projects that would be funded by a proposed sales tax on the August ballot. Here is a look at a few of the projects that were added to the list:

Top projects for Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has released cost estimates for more than 800 projects that would be funded by a sales tax on the August ballot.

Mo. Senate passes tax incentives for Boeing

Missouri senators have passed legislation offering up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades for Boeing to assemble a commercial airplane in St. Louis.

Ferguson freed; AG won't retry for editor's death

A Missouri man whose conviction for the killing of a newspaper sports editor was overturned was freed from custody Tuesday after the state attorney general said he would not hold a new trial.

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Gunman kills TSA agent at LAX, injures 2 others (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and paramedics have surrounded a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.

Hagler replaced as Mo. agriculture director

Harry Bozoian to serve as acting director

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Nixon halts execution

Cites propofol concerns

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday halted what was to have been the first U.S. execution to use the popular anesthetic propofol, following threats from the European Union to limit the drug’s export if it were used for that purpose.

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Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a shooting at the United States Capitol is related to a vehicle that tried to ram a security barricade at the White House.

Mo. House speaker plans agriculture tour

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is planning a statewide tour that will focus on agricultural issues.

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Veto Session Roundup: Lawmakers fail to override gun rights bill veto; sponsor withdraws sex offender registry bill

Twenty-nine bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon still have a chance of becoming law in Missouri.

Without Nixon signature, Mo. abortion law passes

Without his signature, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has allowed legislation that will require doctors to be in the room for the initial dose of a drug used in medication abortions.

Man pleads guilty in mid-MO double fatal car crash

A St. Louis man whose vehicle hit and killed two men along Interstate 70 near Columbia has pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter.

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Obama says ’America’s possibilities are limitless’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.

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Snow falls in Southeast; 1 death linked to storm

A winter storm made its way across the Southeast on Thursday, dumping snow in states recovering from days of rain, playing a role in at least one fatality, and leaving thousands without power.

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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

Mo. lawmakers open 2013 with plans for tax cuts

The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era pledging to cut taxes for residents and revamp the state’s business incentives to boost the economy.

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Man kills mother, then 26 at Conn. grade school

A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left 28 people dead.

High court upholds key part of Obama health law

The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

Ameren files plan to resolve shoreline issue

Ameren Missouri has filed a shoreline management plan that the utility says will ensure that most of the 1,600 homes along the Lake of the Ozarks shoreline are not threatened with removal.

Pujols to the Angels

Pujols to the Angles

Mo. lottery director targeted by apparent scam

The organizers of an apparent lottery scam committed a major blunder.

Mo. hunter gets shot of white deer

A Missouri hunter recently found an albino deer while hunting near Lake of the Ozarks.

Tilley launches Mo. lieutenant governor’s bid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley formally launched a campaign for lieutenant governor Thursday while reporting a hefty campaign account containing more than $1 million.

MU medical school hit with new sanctions

The largest physician residency program at the University of Missouri has been put on probation by a national accreditation group. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Thursday that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education put the university’s internal medicine department on one year of probation.

13 meth labs found at Missouri home

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Three people in southeast Missouri face charges after 13 methamphetamine labs were discovered at their home.

Missouri's cold medicine database to go online

Consumers wanting to buy certain cold and allergy medicines in Missouri soon will be checked in a statewide database intended to catch people involved in making the illegal drug methamphetamine.