A Republican congressman says it's "absolutely repugnant" that the GOP-led Senate has failed to vote to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law and he is singling out "some female senators from the Northeast.".
Jackson County Executive Frank White’s chief of staff asked the county prosecutor to consider removing Sheriff Mike Sharp from office after Sharp told his deputies to limit how often they respond to alleged assault cases within the county jail.
It’s been six weeks since Gov. Eric Greitens called state lawmakers back into session to enact new regulations on abortion. The Missouri Senate will return to the Capitol on Monday to debate a wide-ranging bill.
Associated Press footage shows heavy machinery and workers heading to the entrance to a major Jerusalem holy site as a compromise to defuse the crisis over security measures there appears to be forming.
Gary Sallee, 65, a resident of Oak Grove, has a good quality of life, dabbles in wood burning artwork and finds contentment as a gardener. An automobile accident 30 years ago left Sallee a quadriplegic. Now, Sallee argues that taxpayers are better off helping to provide him in-home care — a publicly funded service at risk of deep cutbacks in Missouri — instead of paying much more for Sallee to live 24/7 in a nursing home.
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