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Missouri taxi companies say proposals too easy on Uber, Lyft

Uber and Lyft say they welcome the regulations on app-based car services that have been introduced in the Missouri General Assembly.

Missouri Senate debates repealing death penalty

The Republican-led Missouri Senate for the first time in years debated a bill to repeal the state's death penalty, though the measure is unlikely to advance.

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Black student protest interrupts University of Missouri curators' meeting

Two dozen protesters twice interrupted a meeting of the University of Missouri system's governing board to demand improvements in diversity.  

Meramec flooding

Public warned to stay out of Meramec River due to sewage

Signs have been placed along the river from Fenton to the Mississippi River, warning people to avoid contact with the water.

Illinois man drowns when boat sinks at Lake of the Ozarks

The man's body was near where a boat sank Friday morning in Lake of the Ozarks.

Majestic Hotel Fire

Air monitors placed at Majestic Hotel site

The oldest building of the hotel complex burned down in February 2014 and was razed for public safety, but debris remained at the site.

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It's a boy! Anheuser-Busch welcomes newborn Clydesdale

A mid-Missouri ranch that serves as a breeding facility for Budweiser Clydesdale horses has welcomed its first foal of the year.

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Lawmakers want funding plan for Arkansas volunteer fire departments

The plan would use extra state funds to volunteer fire departments that suffer funding shortages, impacting the purchase and repair of equipment.

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