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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Services announced for Tom Schweich

(AP) – A memorial service for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is scheduled for Tuesday in his hometown of Clayton. Schweich fatally shot himself Thursday in what police …

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Governor cancels trip to Cuba

(AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is canceling a trip to Cuba following the death of state Auditor Tom Schweich. Nixon on Friday announced First Lady Georganne …

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Thank You Big Government

Why is it I always feel a little less free when big government bureaucrats say they are going to protect me, or something I have, do or want, by regulating me or it?  I caught that the drum beat for an open internet was a ruse perpetrated by an agency made up of government appointees […]

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State Auditor Schweich dead at 54

(Missourinet) – Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich has died from a gunshot wound. His spokesman sent out a statement about 1:30 p.m. Thursday: “It is with great sadness …

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Snow expected in Mid-Mo

How much snow will we get this weekend? ABC 17 Stormtrack Meteorologist Brittany Beggs says it’s looking like about two inches for most of us, starting Saturday …

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Missouri conservation funding spared

(Missourinet) Legislation that would have eliminated hunting, fishing, and trapping permit fees for Missouri residents has been changed. The Department of Conservation said the original bill filed …

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Blunt will push Keystone veto override

Senator Roy Blunt joins the fight against President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline funding bill. The Missouri Republican says environmental concerns are overblown because …

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JC Conference center hopes linger

The latest Jefferson City conference center proposals were turned away, but the issue is not finished. At least one major player is still interested. “As long as …

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Gimmie Gimmie

Periodically I find myself absolutely incensed that a portion of the money I labor for is summarily taken by the government and redistributed by some faceless bureaucrat to people they believe are entitled to a share of my earnings.   Furthermore, I take offense that while it’s my “patriotic duty” to tithe to the government for the […]

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