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History & Biography, Law  

The History of Labor Day

Labor Day signals the end of summer and offers a long weekend to spend with family and friends; but how many of us know the origins of this day, or even pause to consider what it signifies?  More...
Law  

3/4 Cent Sales Tax on the November 3 Ballot

On November 3, Springfield voters will be asked to approve  a 3/4 cent sales tax to fund the Police-Fire Pension System.  More...
Health & Wellness, Law  

Health Care Reform

Making sense of the complexities of health care reform can be frustrating.  Here, we've tried to break it down to the basics for you.
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Government, Law  

The United States Supreme Court

An overview of the United States Supreme Court, including history, authority, and the nomination process.  More...
Law  

Puppy Mills

Missouri is currently the puppy mill capital of the the U.S.  What does that mean for the people and pets of Missouri?  More...
Government, Law  

Tracking Missouri's Share of the Economic Stimulus Funds

$3.82 billion is a lot of money.  Find out why we received it and where it's all going, down to the last cent.  More...
Health & Wellness, Law  

Teen Dating Violence

A new report released in March gives Missouri, along with ten other states, a failing grade in providing legal resources to protect teens from dating violence.  More...
Health & Wellness, Law, Science  

Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

Designed to protect children from exposure to lead and phthalates, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) has met with some debate.  More...
Law, Education  

Local students prepare for MAP testing

Area students will be taking the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test between March 30th and April 27th.  Every year, it seems the test leaves many students and parents scratching their heads and pondering the value of the time spent both preparing and taking the lengthy tests. 
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Law  

April 7, 2009 Election

The upcoming election will include races for city council, school board, and fire protection board in many Greene County communities.

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Law  

The Nonpartisan Court Plan for Greene County

The Nonpartisan Court Plan, a proposal to change the way Greene County Judges are selected, is likely to appear on the November Ballot.
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