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Pit bulls would be considered equal to toy poodles under a measure before Missouri lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY - The battle for dog equality has reached the Missouri Senate, where a bill aimed at outlawing breed-specific ordinances was heard before the Senate General Laws committee.  

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Another session, another measure taken to tax cell phone's for 911 calls

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House voted to be the last state to tax cell phone's for 911 calls, under a measure proposed Tuesday, March 11.

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Still chance to join One Run For Boston

    The One Run For Boston cross-country relay, which last year raised $91,000 for the One Fund Boston to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, is gearing up for a re-run from Los Angeles to Boston starting March 16. The record-breaking non-stop running relay is expected to reach the area on April 2 and there are plenty of opportunities for local runners and supporters to get involved.

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The general election campaign would be even longer under a bill presented to a Senate committee Monday

JEFFERSON CITY -  Missouri's campaign season would be extended by two months under a measure presented to a Senate committee.

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Lawmakers are back to discussing Medicaid reform

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's Medicaid health care program for the lower income would undergo major changes under a measure heard by a House committee Monday, May 10.

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