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Security guard shoots man at Ferguson apartment complex.

FERGUSON, Mo. — Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are investigating after a private security guard shot an armed man at the same apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in August 2014.

- Billings Gazette - US

Security guard shoots man at Ferguson apartment complex.

FERGUSON, Mo. " Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are investigating after a private security guard shot an armed man at the same apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in August 2014.The St. Louis...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Oil Placed in Dakota Access Pipeline Under Lake Oahe.

The lake, which flows into the Missouri River, serves as the primary water source for numerous indigenous tribes, including the Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux. Related Entries March 28, 2017 Democratic Senators Ask Jeff Sessions to Explain Preet Bharara Firing March 28, 2017 Despite Growing Opposition, ...

- Truthdig - US

Boy, 15, jailed 25 years for shooting sister.

A southwestern Missouri teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting his 12-year-old sister when he was 13.Tristan Potts, now 15, was sentenced Monday in Joplin for second-degree murder, armed criminal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dakota Access Pipeline Loaded And Ready For Business.

The Dakota Access pipeline is ready to start shipping crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken play south to Illinois, project operator Energy Transfer Partners said in a regulatory filing yesterday. The company said that it had put crude in a reservoir under the Missouri River, and that full-scale flow will begin soon. The ...

- OilPrice.com - US

U.S. senator launches probe into five top opioid drugmakers.

- U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country's deadly opioid crisis. The Missouri senator's investigation comes amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, with 91 Americans ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Oil Placed in Dakota Access Pipeline Under Lake Oahe.

The lake, which flows into the Missouri River, serves as the primary water source for numerous indigenous tribes, including the Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux. Related Entries March 28, 2017 Reminder to Trump: The Purpose of Government Is to Achieve the Common Good, Not to Show a Profit March 28, 2017 The ...

- Truthdig - US

Union-averse Republican-led Missouri House repeals public construction wage law.

The Missouri House took a key first step Tuesday toward repealing the state's “prevailing wage” requirement for public construction projects, the latest in a series of moves by Republican-controlled states to limit union powers. The legislation, which won initial House approval by a 93-60 vote, would undo a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Missouri House votes to repeal public construction wage law.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. " The Missouri House took a key first step Tuesday toward repealing the state's "prevailing wage" requirement for public construction projects, the latest in a series of moves by Republican-controlled states...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

A lone senator just declared war on America's biggest opioid makers.

A leading Senate Democrat wants to know whether opioid makers have something to hide. On Tuesday, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill demanded a wide range of documents from five leading opioid manufacturers in an attempt to determine whether the pharmaceuticals companies knowingly hooked Americans on powerful painkillers in ...

- VICE News - US

Missouri governor says Trump might intervene on Real ID Act.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Tuesday that President Donald Trump may be considering whether to halt or delay a federal identification requirement that could soon prevent residents from Missouri and some other states from using their driver's licenses to board airplanes.

- FOX News - US

Oil Placed in Dakota Access Pipeline Under Lake Oahe

The lake, which flows into the Missouri River, serves as the primary water source for numerous indigenous tribes, including the Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux. Related Entries March 28, 2017 U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes in Iraq Among Deadliest in Region Since 2003 March 28, 2017 Don't Tread On Us

- Truthdig - US

Fighting world hunger: Robotics aid in the study of corn and drought tolerance

Developing drought tolerant corn that makes efficient use of available water will be vital to sustain the estimated 9 billion global population by 2050. In March 2014, the National Science Foundation awarded the University of Missouri a $20 million grant as part of a multi-institutional consortium to study how corn ...

- PhysOrg - NL

New research disproves common assumption on cranial joints of alligators, birds, dinosaurs

Paleontologists have long assumed that the shape of joints in the skulls of dinosaurs, and their closest modern relatives alligators and birds, reveals how much movement are allowed in their skulls. Researchers from the University of Missouri School Of Medicine recently discovered that although alligators, birds and ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Missouri teen gets 25 years for sister's shooting death

A southwestern Missouri teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting his 12-year-old sister.

- FOX News - US

Company: Oil in Pipeline Under Missouri River Reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into service.   Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement Monday in a brief court filing with the U.S. District Court for the District of ...

- Voice of America - US

Company: Oil in Dakota Pipeline Under Missouri River Reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service.Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court...

- Newsmax - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into service.

- Billings Gazette - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the line into service.Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's...

- Townhall.com - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil placed in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Missouri program brings national memorials to homebound veterans

The program was inspired by Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit group that flies veterans to Washington, D.C., to see war memorials. Brock said that Honor Flight is a great program, but it overlooks those veterans who cannot fly to the nation's capital. So, the local Sons of the American Legion created a program to bring ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service.

- Billings Gazette - US

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service.Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir: company

Despite the announcement, the battle isn't over.

- Times-Picayune - US

Trump is greenlighting the harassment of transgender kids

I think it's entirely his fault. Every single bit of it.'Eli poses for a photograph at the beach in Dania Beach, Fla., June 11, 2015. CREDIT: AP Photo/Lynne SladkyIn the weeks since President Donald Trump's administration revoked federal guidance aimed at protecting transgender students, school has been a nightmare for ...

- ThinkProgress - US

The Beat Generation, Hippies, and Hunter S. Thompson: From Progressive to Regressive

 by Christopher Kiely/Posted at;areomagazine.com/ - Igrew up Left. My father was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War. He and my pregnant mother fled St. Louis Missouri in 1969 in their VW bus packed with their belongings and headed for the … Continue reading → The post The Beat Generation, Hippies, ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Voter suppression and anti-union laws work in tandem when the GOP takes over a state's government

Following the 2016 elections, Republicans gained complete control over the state governments of Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and New Hampshire. They have swiftly used their newfound power to attempt anti-union legislation in all four states, while Republicans have plotted a slew of new measures intended to make voting more ...

- Daily Kos - US

In 1939, evicted sharecroppers held a roadside protest that captivated the nation

Image: Library of CongressIn January 1939, motorists on highways in the “Bootheel” of southeastern Missouri began reporting a strange sight: thousands of sharecropper families were camped out on the roadside, their meager possessions piled around them, exposed to the wintry cold.The families, almost all ...

- Mashable! - US

Mom poisons son, 9, to get inheritance money

MISSOURI, USA — A Missouri mother has been convicted of repeatedly poisoning her son with prescription medications, risking his life in what authorities described as an effort to win attention and possibly inheritance payments.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Brutally beaten man arrives at ER with mouth glued shut: cops

Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

- FOX News - US

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

BISMARCK, N.D. — The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

- Yahoo! News - US

Missouri man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut, cops say

Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

- FOX News - US

Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

CLAYTON, Mo. " A Missouri mother has been convicted of repeatedly poisoning her son with prescription medications, risking his life in what authorities described as an effort to win attention and possibly inheritance payments.St....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

A Missouri mother has been convicted of repeatedly poisoning her son with prescription medications, risking his life in what authorities described as an effort to win attention and possibly inheritance payments.

- FOX News - US

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

BISMARCK, N.D. " The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

CLAYTON, Mo. — A suburban St. Louis mother has been convicted of poisoning her son with prescription medications and keeping him gravely ill...

- Townhall.com - US

Watch: Frances McDormand is Fed Up and Foul-Mouthed In Fantastic 'Three Billboards' Trailer

If you want to see Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand kick teens in the crotch and swear up a storm, thenThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missourilooks like the movie for you. The new movie from Oscar-winning writer/director Martin McDonagh dropped its first trailer, and it's the Red Band kind. Actually, it's hard to ...

- Movies.com - US

Kyiv Post’s Romanyshyn starts American journalism fellowship

She’s only been there a week, but Kyiv Post staff writer Yuliana Romanyshyn is already filling up notebooks with knowledge she’ll share with her Ukrainian colleagues when she returns to the newspaper in September. Romanyshyn arrived earlier this month in Columbia, Missouri, where she is immersing herself in a ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Government: Ferguson making 'meaningful progress' in reforms

ST. LOUIS — A Justice Department attorney says Ferguson, Missouri, is making "meaningful progress" in enacting policing and court reforms...

- Townhall.com - US

Animal behaviour: Kingsnakes go for the big squeeze

Kingsnakes have superior crushing power, allowing them to squeeze bigger snakes to death, even when these snakes are also constrictors.David Penning at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin and Brad Moon at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette studied 182 snakes from six species,

- Nature - UK

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

As lawmakers continue to meet in state capitols around the country, HRC is tracking more than115 anti-LGBTQ bills in 30 states.* The states are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Missouri teacher charged with sexual misconduct with 10 students

A suspended northwest Missouri teacher has been charged with sexual misconduct with 10 teenage students.

- FOX News - US

'Real ID' deadline looms: Proposed fix would leave Washington with 2-tiered license

Washington is among five states — Montana, Minnesota, Missouri and Maine are the others — out of compliance with the federal Real ID act, which establishes national standards for state-issued driver's licenses and personal identification cards.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Why is water sacred to Native Americans?

The Lakota phrase Mní wičhóni,' or Water is life,' has become a new national protest anthem. It was chanted by 5,000 marchers at the Native Nations March in Washington, D.C. on March 10, and during hundreds of protests across the United States in the last year. Mní wičhóni' became the anthem of the almost year-long ...

- The Conversation - UK

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies aged 90

Tributes pour in for the legendary guitarist and songwriter after he dies in Missouri aged 90.

- BBC - UK

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Tributes pour in as police confirm the singer died in his home state of Missouri, aged 90.

- BBC - UK

Missouri House passes charter expansion bill 2

- Education Week - US

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