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Old Jefferson City pub full of beer and history

A Jefferson City pub is more than just a place to get a drink – it has provided a sense of community throughout its history.

Missouri couple fondly recall 80 years of marriage

Russell and Leona Itschner recently celebrated the 80th aniversary of their March 8, 1930, wedding. The couple have been through a lot together but admit haven't had any serious trouble in their marriage.

Viewer discretion advised at new Kansas City exhibit exploring eugenics

A new exhibition opened at the National Archives focusing on the eugenics movement that held international support in the early 20th century. The exhibit includes material that may not be appropriate for younger visitors, such as photos, artifacts and film clips focusing on Nazi propoganda and the use of eugenics.

Lawmaker seeks to strengthen terrorism investment policies

Rep. Jason Smith and former state treasurer, Sarah Steelman, teamed up to support a legislation that would bar state pension systems from investing in companies that do business with countries, which might be sponsors of terrorism.

ANALYSIS: Obama achieves health law success that eluded past politicians

Obama didn't make it an all-or-nothing fight. Taking steps in health care reform is incredibly monumental.

Clark Lane Burger King robbed late Sunday night, police say

A robbery reported at the Burger King on Clark Lane is the latest in a series of robberies reported in the past three weeks, police said.

Grand opening for Cape Girardeau children's museum around the corner

With time running out, Discovery Playhouse, a children's museum in Cape Girardeau, is putting on the finishing touches. The museum plans to open March 31.

Letter to the editor: Skala helps preserve park's name

Letter to the editor discussing some of Karl Skala's qualities, such as his honesty, decency and hard work.

Missouri public education director travels to every county for Sunshine Law

Public Education Director Tom Durkin announced last March that his office would provide education on Missouri's Sunshine Law to public officials in every county.

Missouri Senate committee votes down state health reorganization

After a tie vote, a bill that would create a commission to recommend consolidating health plans across the state was killed Monday.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources posts lab results online

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources made laboratory test results from its air, water and solid waste management programs readily available on its Web site Monday.

KC osteopathic school sues former president

The school filed lawsuit against the former president accusing her of fraudulently receiving millions of dollars for personal trips and other lavish expenses that were unrelated to university business.

Blunt, Carnahan cite 'common sense' in health care bill

Both Republican and Democratic candidates for Senate have cited "common sense" in their description of the health care bill. Congress voted on Sunday night to send the legislation to the president.

Missouri Baptist students, parents protest scholarship cuts

Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing cuts scholarship programs but only for nonpublic colleges and universities.

Missouri Senate panel hearing bill on water testing

The legislation would move Missouri's water quality testing out of the Department of Natural Resources to the state health lab.

Humane Society rescues 55 dogs at Missouri property

Officials from the Humane Society of Missouri and the Stone County Sheriff's Department rescued 55 dogs, including 40 dachshunds, several Boston terriers and other dogs. They also found 12 dead adult dogs and newborn puppies discarded in a rubber contained behind the home.

Former U.S. Navy Seal officer to speak at Washington University

Eric Greitens is scheduled to lecture on the importance of public service.

In wake of scandal, SNAP leaders go to Europe

Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, who is Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests' outreach director, is among four SNAP leaders being sent to Europe in response to allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

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