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UPDATE: Missouri Senate backs bill aimed at injured workers

The two-part legislation is intended to reverse some of the consequences stemming from a 2005 state law that overhauled Missouri's workers' compensation system.

$5,000 reward offered in large explosives theft near Troy

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that two cases of explosives were taken Monday night from a business near Troy.

Officials could intervene quicker in Missouri districts

Missouri districts that lose state accreditation currently have two years before state education officials can step in.

Alex Smith is already becoming leader of Chiefs

Newly acquired quarterback Alex Smith has had success over the past two seasons and is a part of the formula that the Chiefs hope turn things around.

Missouri ethics panel fines ex-Sen. Wright-Jones $270K

A decision by the panel found that former Democratic Sen. Robin Wright-Jones used campaign money for personal expenses such as food and clothing, as well as other reimbursements and reporting infractions.

St. Louis doctor with cerebral palsy offers hope

Jan Brunstrom-Hernandez, who founded the Cerebral Palsy Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital 15 years ago, has cerebral palsy, giving her a special empathy for the people she treats.

House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program

The cuts are part of massive legislation that costs almost $100 billion annually and would set policy for farm subsidies, rural programs and the food aid.

Alcohol legislation stalls in Missouri Senate

The liquor industry dispute began after a 2011 federal court ruling.

Missouri bill makes older foster kids get college visit

The legislation requires foster children ages 15 through 18 to visit to a Missouri community, technical or four-year college.

Missouri bill tightens criteria for election recounts

The legislation would require a margin of less than one-half of a percent to request a recount.

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