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Radio Story - Rep. Jeff Roorda trying to keep families out of shopping malls on Thanksgiving
Radio Story - Bosnian refugees have rejuvenated South St. Louis
Radio Story - Missouri Chamber of Commerce pushes back on minimum wage increase
Radio Story - Water lines have been shut off while workers repair a mainline break
Radio Story - The state Board of Education president questions granting provisional accreditation to St. Louis city schools.
Newspaper Story - Trailer rent for Joplin tornado victims could be too high for low-income families when FEMA starts charging rent
Radio Story - The Missouri State Education Board says Normandy Schools have two years to improve before a state takeover.
Radio Story - High ranking Republicans join in calls for Saint Louis local control.
Radio Story - The fifth in a five-part series on the debate over residential care for persons with developmental disabilities.
Radio Story - Habilitation centers vs. community living: the fourth in a five-part series on developmental disabilities.
Radio Story - Habilitation centers alternatives: the third in a five-part series on developmental disabilities.
Radio Story - Moving the disabled: the second in a five-part series on developmental disabilities.
Radio Story - The first of a five part series on habilitation centers vs. community facilities for the developmentally disabled.
Radio Story - A bill calls for a smooth transition plan to transfer people with disabilities to communities died.
Newspaper Story - Interview with representative Mike Talboy about the Hispanic-Latino communities in Missouri
Radio Story - Several bondsmen testified in favor of unrelated component of Sam Pratt's Law.
Newspaper Story - News summary for May 8
Radio Story - A bill that would protect the rights of alternative to abortion agencies was perfected in the House.
Radio Story - A new bill would allow people to anonymously report acts of bullying in schools.
Radio Story - A Missouri lawmaker takes a public stance against a bill that would limit sexuality discussions in school.
Newspaper Story - Missouri Replubican representative speaks out against bill banning discussion of sexual orientation in schools
Radio Story - Missouri House debated an anti-bullying bill and voted down an amendment.
Radio Story - Local students gather at the Capitol for Sketch Day.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate decided not to cut healthcare benefits for the blind and visually impaired.
Radio Story - Senate committee hears emotional testimony on CPR bill.
Radio Story - House passed a bill that would allow biological parents to have contact with their children after adoption.
Radio Story - Families at the Capitol remembered loved ones who died while on the job.
Radio Story - Republicans block Senate vote on teacher tenure...by talking about cranberry bread
Radio Story - Both House and Senate approve measures to tighten laws on unlicensed childcare providers
Radio Story - Senate passes bill changing laws and penalties for unlicensed child care facilities
Newspaper Story - House and Senate perfect and debate similar bills to crack down on unlicensed child care providers.
Radio Story - Representative adds an amendment to a bill to up the prices of malpractice insurance.
Radio Story - Missourians to End Poverty rally to advocate for the poor.
Radio Story - Missouri veterans are waiting on a dedicated source of funding.
Radio Story - A bill would slowly wean single parents off of child care instead of immediately cutting it after they make over.
Newspaper Story - Rally on Capitol steps spotlights child abuse awareness
Radio Story - Discussion over Missouri charter schools creates firestorm of debate.
Radio Story - Rally on Capitol steps spotlights child abuse awareness.
Newspaper Story - Mother's could put children up for adoption without the consent of an absent father
Radio Story - As Jerry Sandusky appears in court, the Missouri House passes stricter mandatory reporting laws.
Radio Story - Houses passes bill that would allow students to attend school in different districts.
Radio Story - Bill that would require parental consent for tanning debated in House.
Radio Story - The Senate narrowly rejects a St. Louis County senator's proposal to repeal teacher tenure.
Radio Story - The Senate's only licensed physician continues to block a prescription drug monitoring plan.
Newspaper Story - Crackdown on unlicensed child care providers evokes emotional testimony at hearing
Radio Story - The mother of a dead child testified in favor of a bill that cracks down on unlicensed day care providers.
Newspaper Story - House committee adopts change to law making the act of shaking a baby child abuse.
Radio Story - After last year's fallout at Penn state, Missouri's House looks to tighten mandatory reporting laws.
Newspaper Story - One Missouri legislator suggests making CPR training a high school graduation requirement.
Radio Story - The house officially declared their opposition to a federal health mandate, but not without debate.
Newspaper Story - Medicade 'spend down' is under investigation for fraud
Radio Story - Missouri joins other states in the proposal of Caylee's Law.
Newspaper Story - Representatives propose law that would require the guardian to report the death or disappearance of a child
Newspaper Story - Missouri Senators expressed concern about the consequences of expanding who is required to report child abuse.
Radio Story - After the Jerry Sandusky hearings, Missouri Senators debate to revamp child abuse reporting laws.
Radio Story - Representatives passed through to the full chamber a bill to allow ads on the sides of school buses.
Radio Story - The House passes a bill requiring driving tests to be taken in English.
Newspaper Story - The bills would ban children 15 and younger from tanning and require parental consent for teens younger than 17.
Radio Story - Students delivered 6,000 letters to lawmakers in protest of Gov. Nixon's proposed higher education budget cuts.
Radio Story - Legislators heard the dangers of children using tanning devices and restrictions needed for facilities.
Radio Story - Senate Committee heard testimony on a bill to further regulate child care centers.
Newspaper Story - Planned Parenthood rallied in support of Obama's Affordable Care Act at the Missouri Capitol
Radio Story - Planned Parenthood Rallies Behind Affordable Care Act
Radio Story - Fourth grade students testified to make jumping jacks the official state exercise.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House is considering legislation that would require schools to investigate bullying.
Newspaper Story - A bill in the Missouri House could crack down on unlicensed child care providers.
Radio Story - The House Children and Families Committee heard heated debate over federal funds for abortions.
Radio Story - The Missouri House is considering new legislation which would require stricter anti-bullying policies in schools.
Radio Story - Tina Meier testifies in front of the House Children and Families Committee in support of an anti-bullying bill.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers propose a bill that would close foster parent's personal information to the general public.
Radio Story - A House Committee discussed a bill that would crack down on unlicensed child care providers.
Radio Story - More than 90 soldiers returned Fort Leonard Wood from Afghanistan after 12-month deployment.
Newspaper Story - Missouri House committee discussed a bill that would allow advertisements on school buses
Radio Story - The house passed through a bill providing children easier access to their mothers in prison.
Newspaper Story - The bill would integrate residents with intellectual disabilities into community life
Newspaper Story - Bill proposed to facilitate transportation between children and their incarcerated mothers.
Radio Story - Legislation that would enable children to visit their incarcerated mothers
Radio Story - Adoptees lobby for more access to medical history
Newspaper Story - Bill would allow adoptees to obtain real birth certificate, biological parents' medical history
Newspaper Story - Testimony regarding charter expansion bill gets tense.
Radio Story - The House higher education committee considered a plan to streamline courses at all public universities.
Radio Story - Government money may go to private schools
Newspaper Story - Missouri senate resolution wants to repeal amendment banning state funding for religious institutions
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