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Study reveals murder rate increase since 2007 repeal of permit-to-purchase
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JEFFERSON CITY - A Johns Hopkins University study found that the murder rate in Missouri increased after the repeal of permit-to-purchase in 2007.
Gov. Nixon signs legislation to help deployed members of the military seek elected office
• Military members filing for office will be able to designate a proxy for the drawing establishing the order of candidate names on the ballot
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon was joined today by Secretary of State Jason Kander, Sen. Will Kraus, Sen. Wayne Wallingford and Rep. Tony Dugger for the signing of House Bill 1125, which helps members of the military file for elected office.
Missouri teacher organization does not want guns in teacher's hands
JEFFERSON CITY - One of the state's biggest teacher organizations told lawmakers they don't want teachers carrying firearms in the classroom.
Failing school districts targeted in Education Department's preventive measure
JEFFERSON CITY - The Department of Education unveiled a proposal that takes a more aggressive approach to avoiding the loss of accreditation for school districts across the state.
Ryan Ferguson's father urges change in eyewitness procedures
JEFFERSON CITY - The father of a man exonerated for murder waited at the Capitol for a senate committee hearing that never happened.