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Kansas, Missouri reps to discuss bi-state gun legislation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pitching similar legislation to restrict firearms for persons with domestic violence or stalking restraining orders or convictions.

Greene County budget brings raise for county employees

Greene County budget brings pay raises for county employees

Greene County employees will get 3% raise effective Feb. 1.

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McCaskill calls to stop Pentagon budget cuts

MCMcCaskill questions military leaders at Senate hearing on impacts of sequestration on armed forces, acquisition reform.

Senate votes to continue 'private option,' form task force

Federal funds to purchase private insurance for low-income residents.

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State auditor will visit Springfield as he kicks off run for governor

Tom Schweich is making his long-expected announcement on Wednesday afternoon in St. Louis.   He'll be in Springfield early Thursday evening.

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Arkansas panel rejects removal of Robert E. Lee Day from Martin Luther King holiday

Arkansas is one of three states that jointly celebrate the two men on the third Monday in January.

Arkansas panel rejects removing Lee from King holiday

Panel nixes proposal creating Southern Heritage Day in November. 

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Missouri House will halt committee meetings at country club

House Speaker John Diehl said Wednesday that, effective immediately, all House committee meetings will be held at the Capitol.

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