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  • Is 'legitimate case of rape' any better than 'legitimate rape'?

    Former Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., continued his book/"remember me?" tour by admitting "legitimate rape" was the wrong term to use -- he should have said "legitimate case of rape."

  • Mo. AG suing 16 home remodeling companies

    Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster took legal action on Tuesday against 16 home remodeling companies for allegedly defrauding consumers who hired them for remodeling or repair projects. Koster filed lawsuits against 14 companies, entered...

  • Missouri governor signs patent troll bill into law

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Last week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law a bill aimed at combating so-called patent “trolls.” Nixon signed Senate Bill 706 in an effort to protect state businesses and residents from “being preyed upon” by trolls, he said....

  • Order issued against Mo. residential care facility over water shortage

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a $135,000 order on Wednesday against a Wildwood-based residential care facility that allegedly violated Missouri Drinking Water Law. Whispering Oaks Residential Care, a residential care facility for...

  • Missouri transportation projects approved for tax

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials pledged Wednesday to rebuild hundreds of bridges, pave thousands of miles of roads and improve dozens of airports and sidewalks around the state if voters approve a transportation sales tax next month. The state Highways and Transportation...

  • Missouri city opts not to pay for flood protection

    CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — For years, tiny Clarksville has paid for temporary sandbag walls to protect its quaint business district and historic waterfront homes from Mississippi River flooding. But unwilling to raid its coffers again despite rising water levels, the city has left it to...

  • Missouri governor vetoes, freezes $1b of spending

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed or froze more than $1.1 billion in spending Tuesday, citing concerns about declining revenues and the potential for new tax breaks to drain state dollars even further.



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