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Vetoed bill deregulates E-cigarettes while barring sales to minors

JEFFERSON CITY - Restricting e-cigarette sales to minors while exempting the product from tobacco regulation is at the heart of the debate over the vetoed e-cigarette bill.

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Abortion veto to be debated

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House speaker expressed confidence the state legislature will override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill that would make it more difficult to get an abortion is a likely outcome.

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A month after Ferguson, Missouri will discuss gun rights

JEFFERSON CITY - A month after the police shooting in Ferguson, gun rights and firearms safety will be among the vetoed bills that come before the Missouri legislature's Wednesday veto session.
The measure would make several modifications to Missouri gun laws.

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Special interest tax breaks are a hot topic of debate as veto session looms

JEFFERSON CITY -Hundreds of millions of dollars in tax cuts for business along with resulting cuts in education appropriations will be at stake when Missouri lawmakers return for the annual veto session Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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St. Charles deputy sheriff conviction called into question weeks after Ferguson

JEFFERSON CITY - The attorney for a St. Charles County law enforcement officer convicted for excessive force in a drug case told the Missouri Supreme Court his client's position as a law enforcement officer made his case special.

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