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A month after Ferguson, Missouri will discuss gun rights

JEFFERSON CITY - A month after the police shooting in Ferguson, gun rights and firearms safety will be among the vetoed bills that come before the Missouri legislature's Wednesday veto session.
The measure would make several modifications to Missouri gun laws.

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Special interest tax breaks are a hot topic of debate as veto session looms

JEFFERSON CITY -Hundreds of millions of dollars in tax cuts for business along with resulting cuts in education appropriations will be at stake when Missouri lawmakers return for the annual veto session Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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St. Charles deputy sheriff conviction called into question weeks after Ferguson

JEFFERSON CITY - The attorney for a St. Charles County law enforcement officer convicted for excessive force in a drug case told the Missouri Supreme Court his client's position as a law enforcement officer made his case special.

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Meramec Regional Job Fair being held September 10 at Knights Hall in Cuba

    The 2014 Meramec Regional Job Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall Exit 210 Hwy UU in Cuba.  

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Gov. Nixon announces new resources for Ferguson-area businesses to aid with recovery, growth

• Small Business Relief Program will provide support to impacted businesses in the Ferguson area
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today joined area business and community leaders to announce the State of Missouri’s commitment of up to $250,000 in small business lending resources from the State Small Business Loan Program to support efforts of the Small Business Relief Program. The Governor has designated Treasurer Zweifel to oversee Missouri’s commitment to the program, which will aid businesses in Ferguson and the surrounding area.

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