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Missouri's only abortion clinic continues fight over license

Jun. 25, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's only abortion clinic has taken a legal fight over its license to a state administrative panel. The St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate on Monday filed a complaint against the health department with Missouri's Administrative Hearing Commission. The panel handles...

Top aide to Stenger to plead guilty in corruption case

May. 30, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The chief of staff for St. Louis County's former executive is expected to plead guilty to federal charges related to the pay-to-play scheme that has already ensnared his ex-boss and one other person, prosecutors said Thursday. The U.S. attorney's office in St. Louis said Bill Miller, who...

Missouri lawmakers act to loosen helmets, safety inspections

May. 17, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers voted Friday to relax a pair of roadway safety protections — repealing a helmet requirement for adult motorcyclists and abolishing inspections for about a million middle-aged vehicles. Critics warned that the legislation could lead to more deaths and...

Missouri could face fees, limited returns on state park sale

May. 5, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House's plan to sell a new state park could cost the state thousands of dollars in appraisal, auction and legal fees, according to state budget officials. The Committee on Legislative Research Oversight Division also found that the potential proceeds from selling...