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State and Regional News

Watch for buses, students are school begin 2014-15 session this week

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that schools throughout the state are starting their 2014-2015 school year. Young people will be walking, biking, and driving to school. It is critical for drivers to be alert, especially near school zones, playgrounds, and bicycle paths.

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Nearly 500 MOGUARD Soldiers train on Fort Leonard Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Nearly 500 Missouri Army National Guard military police Soldiers are conducting their annual training on Fort Leonard Wood.

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Voter turnout for primary was nearly 25 percent

Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced the unofficial voter turnout in yesterday’s primary election was 24.58 percent. Approximately 998,495 of Missouri’s 4,061,820 registered voters turned out to vote on constitutional amendments and nominate party candidates.

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State treasurer invites Missourians to search for their unclaimed property at the Missouri State Fair

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (is asking Missourians attending the State Fair to check his Unclaimed Property list for their name. The Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property team will be available to help Missourians search for and claim their property. Treasurer Zweifel holds more than $822 million in Unclaimed Property for more than 4.8 million owners. He is also asking fairgoers to help him return the military medals he protects as Unclaimed Property.

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State treasurer announces new social media campaign to enhance financial literacy among Missourian

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has announced a new push by his office to promote financial literacy among Missourians young and old through social media. As the state’s chief financial officer and a strong consumer advocate for Missourians, Treasurer Zweifel will share tips and online resources to help individuals and families with important money management topics like teaching kids about money, saving for college, exploring homeownership and investing for retirement.

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