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Poplar Bluff nail manufacturer highlighted by McCaskill at hearing on drastic impacts of tariffs on Missouri’s economy

June 20, 2018

WASHINGTON — At a Senate Finance Hearing today with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill highlighted the drastic impact steel and aluminum tariffs are having on Missouri small businesses, including Mid Continent Nail Corporation in Poplar Bluff, which has seen severe losses that have led to layoffs and fear of closure. “It appears […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds Missouri farmers and pesticide applicators of Dicamba cutoff dates

June 20, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds all farmers and pesticide applicators across Missouri that, according to Missouri’s 24c label, all applications of ENGENIA, FEXAPAN and XTENDIMAX for the 2018 growing season must come to a halt when any of the following apply:   Soybeans reach the first reproductive growth stage (R1 – […]

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Ste. Genevieve woman wins $93,000 playing Show Me Cash

June 20, 2018

Mary Martini of Ste. Genevieve was feeling “good, but nervous” when she claimed a $93,000 Show Me Cash jackpot on June 7. Martini purchased her Show Me Cash ticket at The Point, 799 Ste. Genevieve Drive, in Ste. Genevieve. Her ticket matched all five numbers drawn in the June 5 drawing. The numbers were: 2, […]

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What to know ahead of Confide hearing on complying answers from governor’s office

June 19, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two St. Louis attorneys are working to get answers that Attorney General Josh Hawley couldn’t into the use of a message-destroying app by former Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff. In Cole County Court on Tuesday, counsel for the Office of the Governor and Ben Sansone — who filed the open […]

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Missouri Grocers Association to induct two into Hall of Fame

June 14, 2018

The Missouri Grocers Association will induct the late Dennis Gott of Town and Country Grocers and Ed Mullins of Prairie Farms Dairy into the MGA Hall of Fame at the President’s Gala and Awards Ceremony during the annual MGA Showcase at Tan Tar A Resort on Friday, July 20th. Mullins has been in the food […]

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Gov. Parson wraps up statewide listening tour with stop in St. Louis

June 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Republican Gov. Mike Parson traveled to St. Louis Wednesday to conclude his listening tour across the Show-Me State. Parson, speaking with city and county officials, local leaders and area business owners at the Cortex Innovation Hub in St. Louis’ startup district, said the tour gave him a chance to hear directly from […]

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Sikeston native and America’s Got Talent winner Neal Boyd passes away

June 13, 2018

The Sikeston native who won America’s Got Talent in 2008 has passed away. Neil Boyd died at the age of 42 at his mother’s house Sunday night in Sikeston. According to a coroner’s report, Boyd died of heart and kidney failure, along with liver disease. Boyd auditioned for the third season of America’s Got Talent […]

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Letter to the Editor from Senator Doug Libla

June 11, 2018

By Sen. Doug Libla On Thursday, June 7th, a meeting was held in Jefferson City between State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Carter County officials: Presiding Commissioner Donald Black, Sheriff Rick Stephens and County Clerk Leona Stephens. Also in attendance and joining in on the discussion were Rep. Steve […]

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RELEASE: Auditor Galloway completes audit of Reynolds County government

June 7, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly scheduled audit of the government of Reynolds County, located in southeast Missouri. The audit, which received an overall rating of good, found several repeat findings from previous audits.   “Audit recommendations serve to safeguard against the potential misuse or mismanagement of taxpayer funds, […]

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Alferman leaving House to join Governor Parson’s team

June 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, is leaving his seat in the Missouri House of Representatives. The Republican on Monday morning resigned from his seat to immediately begin working for the new governor, Mike Parson. Alferman will serve as legislative director for Parson, where his role will be to help build, promote, and […]

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