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Gov. Nixon launches Show-Me Heroes Chamber Challenge to help connect veterans with jobs in their communities

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In recognition of Veterans Day (Nov. 11) next week, Gov. Jay Nixon is issuing a challenge to local chambers of commerce to encourage their members to take the Show-Me Heroes pledge and actively recruit veterans and service members for available positions. The Show-Me Heroes Chamber Challenge will be administered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development.

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 Troop I to participate in "Get Your 'Clicks' On Rt. 66" enforcement operation

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding  officer, Troop I, announces Troop I officers will again team up with law enforcement agencies in other states in the “Get Your ‘Clicks’ On Route 66” seat belt crackdown on Friday, November 7, 2014.

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Gov. Jay Nixon said tactics, agenda won't change despite historic Democratic defeat

JEFFERSON CITY - One day after his party lost a number of legislative seats, Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said he will not change his tactics or agenda following his party's election day defeat.
Republicans now hold veto-proof majorities in both chambers, with the second largest number of seats held by a single party in the House since it was expanded to 163 members.

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Former House Democrat and current House Democratic leader spar over switching parties

JEFFERSON CITY - On Election Night, Rep. Linda Black of St. Francois County coasted to a reelection victory with no challenger facing her.
The next day, she announced she is switching her political allegiance to the Republican Party.
House Democratic Leader Jacob Hummel said the way Black switched parties was not right.

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Low-income Missourians to receive assistance staying warm this winter

• Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program now being accepted
 
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - As autumn leaves and temperatures drop around Missouri, the Missouri Department of Social Services is reminding Missourians in-need that the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can help them with their heating bills this fall and winter.

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Gov. Nixon names former Anheuser-Busch president Dave Peacock and attorney Bob Blitz to analyze options for keeping NFL in St. Louis

• Civic leaders will analyze and provide options that will protect taxpayers and ensure private investment
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today asked two prominent St. Louis civic leaders – former president of Anheuser-Busch David Peacock and Clayton attorney Robert Blitz – to conduct an analysis over the next 60 days of the current situation regarding the St. Louis Rams and provide a briefing to the Governor on options to ensure that St. Louis remains an NFL city for years to come.

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