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Twenty counties declared disaster areas
Twenty north Missouri counties hit by big storms September 9th and 10th have bee declared federal major disaster areas. The declaration will help counties recover from high straight-line winds and more than nine inches of rain that led to closing of seventy roads including Interstate 29 and Highway 36. The declaration will allow counties to […]
Blues playing without Backes, Oshie and others find way to cool off Ducks. Allen earns the shutout in net
Alexander Steen scored a goal in the first period and Jake Allen stopped all 24 shots for his second NHL shutout in the Blues’ 2-0 win against the first place Anaheim Ducks at Scottrade Center on Thursday night. The Blues found a way to grind out a win without a few top contributors.  David Backes, T.J. […]
Missouri House finds no way to challenge same-sex marriage ruling
State lawmakers have found that there is nothing they can do to fight to uphold Missouri’s prohibition of same-sex marriage, but the Speaker of the House tells Missourinet the issue might not be settled. Attorney General Chris Koster announced October 6 he would not challenge the ruling of a Kansas City judge that would mean […]
Drafting begins on state energy plan (AUDIO)
A series of public meetings that could shape the state’s long-term energy plan has wrapped up with a lot of talk about alternatives. The fifty-member state steering committee that has been assembled to recommend a comprehensive plan for the state’s energy future has held seven meetings and now starts putting together a report that’s to […]
Missouri’s Washington U tries to help patients cope with tinnitus
Washington University researchers might have found a way to help people who are bothered by hearing a constant noise deal with it. It’s called tinnitus; a condition in which patients hear a so-called phantom noise, often described as a buzzing, humming or tapping. About 80 percent of patients are able to essentially ignore it, but […]