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AmerenUE nuclear plant bill sparks rallies by rival groups

Both supporters and opponents of AmerenUE building a second nuclear power plant in Missouri showed up in Jefferson City to voice their opinions Wednesday.

Missouri House votes to ease small business regulations

A House bill would allow businesses to keep a larger percentage of sales taxes they collect during the next three years and would permanently exempt some employers from having to pay workers the minimum wage.

Saint Louis Art Museum faces economic challenges

Like other U.S. art museums, the St. Louis center has cuts staffing, however, officials say they plan to break ground on an expansion project that has been delayed since 2008.

Seven Missouri counties try out ankle bracelets for alcohol-related offenders

Seven Missouri counties, including Boone, are participating in a pilot project to monitor alcohol-related offenders through ankle braclets that detect alcohol consumption through sweat. Missouri would be the second state to adopt the program if the trial proves successful.

Sedalia teen charged with making terrorist threat at school

Perry L. Crabb, 17, was charged as an adult with making a terrorist threat after allegedly saying he was going to bring a gun to his Sedalia high school and kill others and then himself. If convicted, Crabb could face up to four years in prison.

Raytown police to discuss quadruple slaying

A news conference will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday about the deaths of Andre Jones Sr., his girlfriend Precious Triplett and her nephews Amir Clemons and Gerard Clemons.

Biden to make three stops on Missouri visit

The vice president will speak about the military, alternative energy and affordable higher education.

Missouri House advances proposal to replace income tax with higher sales tax

The Missouri House gave preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment to replace the state's income tax with a higher sales tax. The proposal would increase the current sales tax to 5.11 percent and would expand the kinds of goods and services that are taxed.

Missouri senators propose to spend $943M from stimulus

The federal stimulus money would be put into next year's budget for services including schools, sex crime detectives and passenger trains.

Strawberries are easy to grow in container pots

Specialized strawberry container pots have side pockets that allow the harvest of several strawberry plants. The containers can also be used to display herbs or other colorful flowers.

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