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1996 Crime Stories
Radio Story - FBI investigates charges of voter fraud in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Hunger strike starts in effort to free a woman prisoner who said the person she killed was a stalker.
Radio Story - On the day Elizabeth Dole arrived in Columbia, a fire bomb exploded outside the city's GOP headquarters.
Radio Story - Prison officials lauch shake-down at state pen.
Radio Story - DNR has donated its two only horses to improve the St Louis mounted police.
Radio Story - Olympic bombing makes police more vigilant at state fair.
Radio Story - Police say no copy-cat threats made against state fair after Olympic bombing.
Radio Story - Mo. Congressman warns of home-grown terrorists' international links.
The House passed the Safe Schools Bill to crack down on violent and disruptive students.
Senate Devotes Precious Time to Cockfighting
Senators defeat amendment to make raising gamecocks illegal
Senate debates killer roosters while other major issues sit on the sidelines.
Predatory sex offenders would face life-time state supervision under bill sent to the governor.
Legislature has passed a sexual offender bill to warn people when a child molester enters their community.
Senate adds teacher-assault crime to safe schools bill.
Non-married, same-sex pigs authorized to carry concealed weapons under legislative staffer's suggested bill.
The torture or mutilation of animals could lead to jail time under bill before governor.
Senate Education Committee approved a measure to let voters decide whether to split forfeitures between schools, police.
The death of an all-night convenience store clerk prompts legislation.
Juvenile crime crackdown is costing state money for new juvenile facilities.
Safe Schools bill sent to the Senate Floor (radio story).
Senate committee removes key part of governor's "Safe Schools" proposal.
Metal detectors and video cameras have helped one St. Louis school become safer.
Concealed weapons vote pushed in House despite NRA opposition.
U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay of execution of Doyle J. Williams.
Senator proposes industrial promotion of hemp.
NRA opposition kills effort to revive the concealed weapons bill.
Concealed weapons bill is defeated by the Senate.
Staples lets tempers cool down, waits to bring up concealed weapons bill.
The Senate narrowly rejects the concealed weapons bill- for now.
Senate votes to put concealed on the statewide ballot.
Concealed weapons sponsor admits he's illegally carried a concealed weapon.
Senate votes to put concealed weapons on statewide ballot.
House approves tougher penalties for sex offenders.
School uniforms proposed as approach to making schools safer.
The Senate GOP offers Dem. governor support on St. Louis Police Board.
A House committee hears bill to require inmates to garden.
A bill would increase benefits for saint Louis policemen and surviving widows and orphans.
House committee hears bill to decriminalize homosexual acts.
A bill approved by Senate would toughen restrictions on sex offenders.
Petition campaign launched against death penalty.
A look at the pros and cons of making vehicular manslaughter a Class B felony.
Radio Story - Morticians want their own guidelines to become state law.
State legislators are debating the best ways to make Missouri's schools safer.
The governor's "Safe Schools" plan passes House committee despite Republican opposition.
Legislators propose tougher penalties against uninsured drivers.
House approves minimum hospital stay for new mothers.
Governor's Safe Schools plan approved by committee.
Juvenile workers question value of governor's Safe Schools plan.
Governor's Safe Schools plan approved by committees.
Opposition testifies to chain-gang bill.
Law enforcement officials want a referendum for concealed weapons
Senate committee hears support for concealed weapons
Governor tops legislative recommendations with crackdown on crime.
Senate approves toughening penalities for speeding.
New House speaker cites school violence as a top priority.
Governor unveils package to crack down on sex crimes.
Senate Committee hears plea for stronger penalities with bill raising speed limits.
Preview of the major issues that have emerged for the 1996 legislative session.
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Governor's Safe Schools bill swamped with Senate Amendments.
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