JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri residents have until tomorrow to register to vote if they want to cast ballots in next month’s presidential primary. People who aren’t registering in person, need to make sure their registration card is postmarked by tomorrow.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The ACLU of Eastern Missouri is challenging the language of a proposed ballot measure that would end state control of the St. Louis Police Department. The group says the language is inadequate because it fails to mention that the measure could exempt St. Louis police from certain open records requirements.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s impending move to the Southeastern Conference has some Columbia business leaders looking to enliven the game-day experience for visiting football fans. Former state economic development director Greg Steinhoff and two other prominent Columbia business leaders want to create a “Tiger Town” fan zone to boost downtown businesses.
LABADIE, Mo. (AP) — William Shemin defied German machine-gun fire to sprint across a World War One battlefield at least three times as he pulled wounded comrades to safety. But the veteran never earned the nation’s Medal of Honor and many suspected it was because he was Jewish. Now, nearly four decades after his death, Shemin may finally get that medal, thanks to the efforts of his daughter, an 82-year-old from Labadie, Missouri.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Five suburban Kansas City districts that sued the city’s public schools over a transfer policy are asking for a delay of a hearing planned for this week. Unaccredited districts are required by state law to pay to send students to accredited districts. The suburban districts insist they won’t accept students unless their policies governing transfers are followed.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Governor Jay Nixon is proposing a development plan that calls for boosting exports to spur job creation. The proposal includes setting up an online information center for Missouri businesses seeking to expand exports. It also suggests opening export offices in Asia and South America.
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has entered not guilty pleas on behalf of a northwest Missouri man who’s charged in a hatchet attack that killed a woman and a razor attack that wounded another. Quintin O’Dell is jailed in Platte County on a $750,000 cash-only bond. He is requesting a public defender.