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Senators follow party lines — with one exception — in Clean Missouri vote

BY ASHLYN O’HARA
Clean Missouri just got one step closer to reappearing on November’s ballot.
The Missouri Senate voted 22-9 in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 38, sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, on Monday, which would change amendments that were made to the Missouri Constitution in fall of 2018.

Senate bill would require DNA testing for all felony arrests

By JORDAN MEIER
Katie Sepich was raped, strangled and set on fire outside her New Mexico home in 2003. After DNA was found under her fingernails, her family hoped that police would be able to catch the murderer. The DNA, however, was not in the federal DNA database, so there was no evidence to tie someone to the crime.

Missouri S&T to host Graduate Student Recruitment Day 

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its first Graduate Student Recruitment Day on Saturday, March 7. The informational event is open to college graduates, graduating college seniors and undergraduates interested in attending graduate school.

City hears citizen’s concerns

The St. James City Council met on Monday, February 10 but did not have enough members for a quorum and could not vote on any matters on the agenda. They did, however, hear concerns expressed by two citizens, and received reports from department heads.