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November 2009 Stories
Newspaper Story - In 2009 cattle rustling has become a problem in Missouri prompting the state government to respond.
News summary for the week of November 23, 2009
News summary for the week of November 16, 2009
Radio Story - The Federal Government awarded Missouri $1.2 million to prepare for green jobs; which the Department of Economic Development says is indicative of Missouri's economy beginning to recover.
Radio Story - The Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS) voted to discontinue paying employee bonuses in certain circumstances.
Radio Story - St. Louis air quality did not meet EPA requirements in 2008
Newspaper Story - Cole County grand jury indicts Alyssa Bustamante for the murder of Elizabeth Olten
Radio Story - A fifteen year old Cole County girl plead not guilty to killing a nine-year-old girl.
Newspaper Story - Former State Rep. Judy Baker, D-Columbia, has been selected to be regional director of Health and Human Services.
Radio Story - Nixon once again caps tuition.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon proposed a tuition freeze that would accompany higher education funding cuts
Radio Story - The Governor announced his plans to continue a tuition freeze in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - One Missouri legislator says that private prisons may be a good thing for the state to help keep prisoners safe and communities afloat.
Radio Story - The state's unemployment rate dipped in October as 4,000 more Missourians found work.
Newspaper Story - In one of his first public appearances since being suspended, Natural Resources Director Mark Templeton testified before the Joint Committee on Missouri's Energy Future.
Radio Story - A judge has denied Missouri's state auditor the right to audit the state's retirement system for local government workers.
News summary for the week of November 9, 2009
Radio Story - The recent ethical issues within the Missouri House of Representatives has sparked opinions from members of the Missouri House of Representatives.
Newspaper Story - Missouri will be getting a new commissioner for higher education
Radio Story - Person called Sonitrol, who then called police.
Radio Story - Police searched all ten floors of the Governor Office Building, no hostage found.
Newspaper Story - Timeline of events as the Jefferson City hostage situation unfolded
Newspaper Story - Reports of a hostage situation in state government offices closed portions of downtown Jefferson City on Tuesday.
Newspaper Story - To some workers in Jefferson City, reports of a hostage situation were not a big deal.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Revenue Department director is in no rush to get driving license fees from youngsters.
Newspaper Story - The health care bill, which was approved with a 220-215 vote, had Missouri representatives split on partisan lines except for Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., who voted against the bill.
News summary for the week of November 2, 2009
Newspaper Story - Links to the week-long series on the history and causes of Ecoli pollution in Missouri
Radio Story - The Natural Resources Department could learn valuable lessons from other Missouri lakes in keeping the Lake of the Ozarks clean
Newspaper Story - Solving problems with septic systems at the Lake of the Ozarks will not be simple.
Radio Story - This fiscal year has seen nearly an 11 percent drop in general revenue.
Radio Story - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources points to animals as the cause of E. coli contamination but septic tanks are also a culprit.
Radio Story - Jefferson City residents have mixed reviews of the city's new trash program.
Radio Story - The number of people diagnosed with the flu this year is significantly higher than previous years.
Newspaper Story - A tangled web of bureaucracy keeps septic tanks flowing into the Lake of the Ozarks.
Newspaper Story - State revenue collection has declined by almost 11 percent compared to last year
Newspaper Story - A St. Louis City and County smoking ban leads to questions of constitutionality and expanding the ban
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon made opening remarks at a conference aimed at strengthen DWI laws
Newspaper Story - Many of Missouri's legislators have expressed concerns about expanding Medicaid in the given budget environment.
Newspaper Story - A combination of factors allows sewage to continue flowing from septic tanks into the Lake of the Ozarks.
Newspaper Story - Missouri will begin requiring yoga studios to pay a state sales tax on fitness facilities.
Radio Story - State agencies not talking to each other leads to harmful substances staying in the Lake of the Ozarks
Radio Story - The Lake of the Ozarks' development boom led to warning signs of possible water quality issues.
Newspaper Story - Septic systems are failing at the Lake of the Ozarks, where sewage is draining into the water.
Radio Story - How E. coli really affects you if you come in contact with it
Newspaper Story - AmerenUE warns of $200 household annual utility rate increases under proposed cap-and-trade legislation.
Radio Story - A Group of Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers have turned over nearly 500 illegal immigrants to the federal government since 2007.
News summary for the week of October 26, 2009
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