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Missouri Lawmaker Backpedals On Suggestion That 'Consensual Rapes' Exist
Rep. Barry Hovis claims to have misspoken during a debate over the state's restrictive new abortion bill.
Missouri House Passes Bill Banning Abortions After 8 Weeks
The bill will head to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson (R), who is expected to sign it.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At 8 Weeks
It needs another vote in the GOP-led House before it goes to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who has voiced support for it.
How 3 Other States Are Attacking Abortion Rights After Alabama's Ban
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Missouri, Louisiana and Michigan are hoping for the same success.
Wife Of Slain KKK Leader Admits To Killing Him And Dumping His Body
“I fired both shots that killed my husband,” Malissa Ancona said of the 2017 shooting of Frank Ancona in Missouri.
Midwest Floodwaters Threaten Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses
By David Pitt and Margery Beck, AP
The water rose so quickly that farmers in many areas had no time to get animals out.
More Evacuations In Midwest As Missouri River Floods Through Levees
The Missouri River has hit record-high levels in some areas, and at least two deaths are blamed on flooding.
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Missouri Man Charged With Setting Fire To Planned Parenthood Clinic
By Margaret Stafford, AP
Wesley Brian Kaster tried to burn down the reproductive health care center in Columbia last month, investigators said.
Dog Recovering After Being Bound With Tape, Thrown From Car Into Frigid Ditch
The dachshund has been reunited with his owner after the horrific ordeal.
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Judge Dismisses Lesbian Couple's Lawsuit Against Retirement Home That Rejected Them
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Bev Nance and Mary Walsh say they were turned away by Missouri's Friendship Village because of a cohabitation policy forbidding same-sex couples.
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Missouri Teen Left Blind After Mystery Illness Causes Her Eyes To Bleed
After losing her eyesight and nearly her life, Jordyn Walker lives with knowing the terrifying symptoms could return.
Missouri Judge Orders Poacher To Repeatedly Watch 'Bambi' In Jail
David Berry Jr. was sentenced for illegally killing hundreds of deer for their heads, and leaving the bodies to rot.
Hawley Defeats McCaskill
Republican Josh Hawley knocked off Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, denying her a third term and solidifying the Republican Party’s hold on Missouri.
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3 States Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Or Medical Use
The victories in Michigan, Missouri and Utah expand the significant gains in the movement to legalize marijuana.
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Josh Hawley Tops Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill In Missouri
McCaskill had relentlessly focused on health care, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the state’s Republican lean.
Missouri Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike
The state's wage floor is headed to $12 by 2023.
Voters In Missouri Wrongfully Hassled For Not Having Photo ID
“I would like to think it was just lack of training,” said one voter trying to cast a ballot in the midterm elections.
Voter Says Missouri Election Official Jokingly Asked If He Was 'Member Of The Caravan'
“I have an American passport. What does that have to do with the caravan?"
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Claire McCaskill Could Be Saved By The Minimum Wage
The embattled senator may get a boost from Missouri voters who turn out for a referendum to hike the minimum wage to $12.
Children Of Republican Missouri House Candidate Speak Out: 'He Must Be Stopped'
“My dad’s a fanatic," Steve West's son said. "His ideology is pure hatred. It’s totally insane.”
Missouri and Arkansas To Vote On Raising The Minimum Wage On Election Day
The two ballot initiatives would gradually hike the wage floor to $12 and $11, respectively.
Democrat Claire McCaskill Clings To Trump On Border Security In Bid To Save Her Seat
The Missouri senator went on Fox News to denounce “crazy Democrats” and say that she supports the president when it comes to the migrant caravan.
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Missouri GOP Sent False Information About Absentee Voting To 10,000 People
The party's executive director, Ray Bozarth, said a miscommunication is to blame.
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Missouri Judge Strikes Down Portion Of State's Voter ID Law
The statement that voters without the required photo ID had to swear to was misleading, Judge Richard Callahan ruled.
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Jason Kander Withdraws From Kansas City Mayor's Race, Citing Depression
The Army veteran said he had long ignored working on his mental health.
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Missouri Has Lost Track Of Nearly 1,300 Registered Sex Offenders: Audit
The number is largely made up of those convicted of serious crimes, including rape, sodomy and child molestation.
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