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St. Louis: Riots Erupt After Police Officer’s Acquittal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/16/2017 at 5:00pm
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I have to admit that I am weary of and even becoming a tiny bit bored by this sort of thing, but . . . here we go.  Again.  A white police officer shoots and kills a black suspect in the line of duty, is duly acquitted in a court of...

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Trump Travels to Missouri to Push Congress on Tax Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/31/2017 at 1:00pm
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As Congress is scheduled to return from recess next week, President Donald Trump traveled to Missouri on Wednesday to encourage Congress to tackle tax reform and actually get the job done…unlike the ordeal with Obamacare. From Yahoo! News:

“I don’t want to be disappointed by Congress, do you understand me,” Trump said,...

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Mizzou Hosting Support Group to Help People Survive ‘Predominantly White’ School

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/28/2017 at 1:30pm
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The University of Missouri’s College of Education has promoted a support group for students, faculty, and staff to help them survive at the “predominately white institution.

The flyer states that the group has previously “focused on racial identity develop, mindfulness, colorism, self-love, and experiences of holding two or three marginalized identities.”

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Missouri Governor Grants Stay of Execution Due to New DNA Evidence

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 7:05pm 8/22/2017 at 7:05pm
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Only hours before the execution, Missouri Governor Eric Greitans granted a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams due to new DNA evidence that may exonerate him. From CNN:

“A sentence of death is the ultimate, permanent punishment,” Greitens said in a statement. “To carry out the death penalty, the people of Missouri...

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Missouri Governor Calls for Removal of State Senator Who Called for Trump Assassination

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/19/2017 at 3:30pm
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A Missouri state senator posted on Facebook that she hopes President Trump is assassinated.  Her comment, since deleted, acknowledged that such a statement is likely to earn her scrutiny from the Secret Service.  And it has.

Not only is state senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-MO) facing a Secret Service probe, but she is...

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Missouri Lutheran School in Suit Against State

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:17pm 6/26/2017 at 12:17pm
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Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Missouri Lutheran School who’d sued the state over the state’s decision to withhold grant money.

PBS summarized:

The case grows out of a lawsuit filed by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, after it lost out on a grant for its playground in 2012...

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Arrest Made in Some Bomb Threats Against Jewish Targets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:41am 3/3/2017 at 10:41am
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Authorities have arrested Juan Thompson, 31, in St. Louis, MO, for threatening Jewish community centers as revenge against a former lover. From ABC:

The suspect, 31-year-old Juan Thompson, is accused of what federal prosecutors called a “campaign to harass and intimidate.” He’s charged in New York with cyberstalking a woman by communicating...

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Over 100 Jewish headstones in Missouri cemetery vandalized

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00am 2/21/2017 at 10:00am
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Vandals have inflected serious damage on dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, MO.

…The damage is at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery at Olive and Hanley. Police said the damage took place over the weekend.

Some family members drove to the cemetery Monday evening to see if their loved one’s...

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At some point do down-ballot Republicans argue “Vote for me as check on President Hillary”?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00pm 10/22/2016 at 8:00pm
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While the polls mostly look grim for Trump as of today, two weeks can be a lifetime in politics.

At some point do down-ballot Republicans all but concede that Hillary will win, and argue that a vote for the Republican House or Senate candidate is needed as a check and balance on...

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Missouri Senate Race Tightens Up Between Blunt, Kander

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/1/2016 at 4:30pm

I discussed yesterday how GOP Super PACs have poured more money into saving its senate seats even though it appears the party will maintain its majority. Yet the GOP may lose a seat in Missouri as Democrat Jason Kander moves up in the polls and displays fresh confidence against incumbent ...

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Missouri Legislature Overrides Veto, Restores Second Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/17/2016 at 4:30pm
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Missouri lawmakers have overridden a veto to allow concealed carry (Missouri already had open carry) and to grant more legal rights for self-defense.

KSDK reports:

Missouri lawmakers have overridden a veto of a wide-ranging guns bill that will let more people carry concealed weapons and give them greater legal rights to defend themselves.

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