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October 2007 Stories
Radio Story - Scott Eckersley's attorney denies any political motivations behind Eckersley's pursuit of a legal case against the governor's office
Radio Story - Democratic Party spokesman Jack Cardetti says after firing laywer Scott Eckersley, Governor Blunt's office has participated in some of the nastiest character attacks he has ever seen in Missouri politics.
Radio Story - The governor's office is using Missouri legal exemptions to withhold personnel files from the governor's former attorney, but a national freedom of information expert says that at least one of these exceptions doesn't hold water.
Radio Story - Since Scott Eckersley's firing on what he claims were political grounds, the Blunt administration has attacked Eckersley's character, including claims that he visited pornographic websites on his state computer.
Newspaper Story - Attacks grow against the governor for releasing confidential information about a fired employee
Radio Story - After the recovery of Shawn Hornbeck and Ben Ownby in Kirkwood last winter, the demand for child identification kits has soared.
Radio Story - It's nearly November but in some areas of Missouri the leaves are just being to change. Carly Robertson has more on this delay in color.
Radio Story - One of the leading Republican lawyers in the state is considering joining the legal team of a laywer fired by Governor Blunt.
Radio Story - The President of Missouri's National Emergency Number Association says voters' rejection of tax increases is keeping nine-one-one centers from locating cell phone callers.
Radio Story - Without media fanfare, Governor Matt Blunt sets a task force to work on researching how abortions affect women after the procedure. Members of the task force, though, include primarily anti-abortion leaders in the state.
Radio Story - The American Bar Association released a statement today calling for a nationwide moratorium on executions until inadequencies are addressed
Newspaper Story - Missouri Bar Association will not take a stance on capital punishment despite the American Bar Association's move to put a stop tp all executions.
News summary for the week of October 22, 2007
Radio Story - Despite a Jefferson City High School cross country athlete getting a staph infection, the school continues its current policy of educating students about prevention.
Radio Story - Governor Blunt announced expansion for the Missouri Automated Notification System, or MOVANS. The database allows victims of violent crimes to obtain information about the release status of their attacker. But the original database is still not statewide.
Radio Story - Doyle Childers says Missouri has no right to the Booneville Katy Trail bridge.
Newspaper Story - Adult abuse victims will have an expanded notification system under a new program announced Wednesday.
Radio Story - The Presidential candidacy is official underway in Missouri as presidential hopefuls were allowed to register with the state. Carly Robertson was at the filing site and has more.
Radio Story - The Federal Highway Administration made electronic billboards legal, but Missouri's tough billboard regulations probably won't utilize the advertising technology.
Radio Story - Former DUI convicted state representative expects bipartisan support for Chuck Graham.
Newspaper Story - One of the new programs for the state's newest healthcare system includes the Chronic Care Improvement Program, which provides health care coaches to work with patients to create a plan of attack for dealing with illnesses, the program includes 53,000 Missourians with various chronic illnesses.
Radio Story - Maida Coleman will not look to remove Chuck Graham from any committees at this point.
Newspaper Story - University of Missouri System adopts code of conduct agreement
Newspaper Story - Missouri senator was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after car crash
News summary for the week of October 15, 2007
Radio Story - In an event reminiscent of the Lincoln bedroom style campaign events of 1997, Governor Blunt is accused of using the Governor's mansion as a fundraising hub.
Newspaper Story - Cole County Judge Richard Callahan decided in favor of the State in the last stage of the school funding lawsuit which has gone on since 2004.
Radio Story - A new strain of staph infection is causing a growing number of deaths in the U.S, and doctors are having trouble recognizing it.
Radio Story - Staph infections kill more people every year than AIDS in the United States, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, raising concerns in the medical community.
Radio Story - A coalition of Missouri school districts lose in their lawsuit against the state over funding.
Newspaper Story - Increasingly deadly infection reaches schools and communities everywhere.
Radio Story - Missouri is leading the way in the decrease of prison population thanks to a recommended sentencing system. Carly Robertson has more from the state Capitol.
News summary for the week of October 8, 2007
Radio Story - Despite rising prices, the director of Missouri's Beef Council says ethanol is a good thing for his business
Radio Story - According to the National Safety Council, agriculture tops the list of most dangerous industries in Missouri.
Radio Story - State ethanol supporters are acknowledging that state cars utilizing E85 may have have trouble filling their tanks.
Radio Story - It could be months before child-kidnapper Michael Devlin finds his permanent cell in Missouri's prison system.
Radio Story - Committee hears testimony about regulating high school sports agency
Radio Story - A Public Service Commissioner under investigatonis getting some support from a former public service employee.
Newspaper Story - A state committee wants to regulate the Missouri state activities association
Newspaper Story - A PSC Commissioner is asked to recuse himself from a rate case on charges of improper communications
News summary for the week of October 1, 2007
Newspaper Story - The number of politicians using YouTube to campaign seems to be increasing
Radio Story - Missouri counties say they are ready fight back against a bill which diminishes county authorities.
Radio Story - The Missouri Ethics Commission puts off a decision of whether candidates will have to refund excess campaign contributions.
Newspaper Story - An increase in duck population allows for more liberal hunting season
Radio Story - Gundaker Commercial Group says that Attorney General Jay Nixon has his facts wrong. Nixon accused Gundaker of hiring undocumented workers for its O'Fallon Lakes apartment project.
Radio Story - Chief Clerk Adam Crumbliss in undertaking an ivestigation into alleged confidentiality breech.
Radio Story - Six students were injured today in a Jefferson County bus accident.
Radio Story - The Missouri Public Service Commission has imposed tougher tree-trimming requirements on utilities.
Radio Story - Montgomery City features a correctional center where teens in the dual jurisdiction program can finish part of their court sentence.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers have made it easier for a given population to incorporate their own village.
Newspaper Story - The University of Missouri system has not been contacted about signing a state sponsored student loan code of conduct regarding their preferred lender list,
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