Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is making adjustments to the state budget to address shortfalls.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is making adjustments to the state budget to address shortfalls. Jeff Roberson Associated Press file photo
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is making adjustments to the state budget to address shortfalls. Jeff Roberson Associated Press file photo

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