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New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. " Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

New 'Blue Lives Matter' Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential setback in ...

- TPM News - US

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in quadruple homicide.

Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four members of his family.

- FOX News - US

Insurer Pulls out of Obamacare in Missouri, Stranding 19,000 People.

President Obama repeatedly said, "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it" when trying to shove Obamacare down the collective throats of American taxpayers. In case you don't remember, here's a helpful montage of thirty six times he did so:

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Missouri headed toward more pre-K funding.

- Education Week - US

The trailer for Jason Bateman's gripping new Netflix show is here.

Netflix; YouTubeJason Bateman is back on Netflix, but not with "Arrested Development." He's costarring in a dark new drama show with Laura Linney called "Ozark" and it just released its first trailer. Bateman, who's also an executive producer, stars as Marty, a financial planner, and Linney plays his wife, Wendy. They ...

- Business Insider - US

Jason Bateman Is on the Run in the Mysterious Trailer for Netflix’s New Drama Ozark.

Bateman takes his family to a resort community in the Missouri Ozarks

- TIME Magazine - US

Couple charged after toddler dies from trauma from 'wrestling moves,' police say.

A Missouri couple was arrested in the death of a 2-year-old after the boyfriend of the mother's child performed wrestling moves' on her, police said.

- FOX News - US

Brickbat: Hold On.

When Kansas City, Missouri, comic book store owner James Cavanaugh was knocked down by a shoplifter, friends called 911. And they say they were placed on hold for 17 minutes. Cavanaugh died. A police department spokesman says they are looking into the matter.

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These Missouri Students Were Suspended for Defending Their Teachers' Union.

Sophie Hurwitz The students' suspensions became a bargaining chip that forced teachers to forgo contract negotiations. But the students want to keep fighting. The post These Missouri Students Were Suspended for Defending Their Teachers' Union appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Insurer's Obamacare exit could strand thousands.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is exiting Obamacare in 2018, possibly leaving nearly 19,000 Missouri residents without coverage option next year.

- CNNMoney - US

'Purrmaids' combine everything great about the internet into one cute necklace

Cats, mermaids, and unicorns are the kings and queens of the internet. Who would have guessed that if you combine them all together, they would make for an adorable pendant? Etsy shop Girl and Her Cat specializes in creating custom "purrmaid" pendants for those who love cats in all their forms, including unicorn and ...

- Mashable! - US

Seven charged with conspiring to steal U.S. trade secrets for China firm

WASHINGTON - Seven people were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a Houston-based business on behalf of a company in China that makes syntactic foam for military and civilian uses, the Justice Department said in a statement. Those arrested and charged include four U.S. citizens: Shan Shi, 52, ...

- Sify - IN

Authorities: Girl, 2, dead after man used 'wrestling moves'

ST. LOUIS " Authorities say a 2-year-old Missouri girl died after her mom's boyfriend injured the toddler using "wrestling moves."Authorities say one of the moves 24-year-old Richard Gamache Jr. of House Springs allegedly used...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The future of Obamacare suffers another huge blow as the worst-case scenario looms in one state

Larry Downing/ReutersBlue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City announced Wednesday that the company is pulling out of the Affordable Care Act's exchanges in the states of Missouri and Kansas, dealing a huge blow to that market and sending a worrying signal about the future of the law. The insurer, also known as Blue KC, cited ...

- Business Insider - US

University of Missouri set to introduce new chancellor

A top New York state university administrator hired to oversee the University of Missouri in Columbia faces weighty challenges that include addressing the campus' lingering racial discord that is partly blamed for slumping enrollment.

- FOX News - US

MSNBC Panel Lose It Over Budget Cuts; Compare To Terrorism

In the midst of a terror attack and President Trump’s travels abroad, the fun-filled cast of MSNBC’s Morning Joe still found the time to bash the President’s new budget on Tuesday. Meeting with Senator McCaskill of Missouri they discussed at length the horror that would ensue were the budget to be brought ...

- NewsBusters - US

Suspect in San Francisco Ferry Building attempted kidnapping reportedly ID'd

A 34-year-old woman with no known address was arrested Tuesday after an attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy visiting San Francisco with his family from Missouri, authorities said.

- FOX News - US

Authorities: Girl, 2, dead after man used 'wrestling moves'

Authorities say a 2-year-old Missouri girl died after her mom's boyfriend injured the toddler using "wrestling moves."

- FOX News - US

SUNY provost set to be new University of Missouri chancellor

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Cultural backgrounds of media organizations affect international news coverage

For most major events around the world, public access is only available through the media. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Journalism examined the photographic news coverage of a visit Pope Francis made to Cuba to determine how major media outlets from different countries covered the ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Kansas City church greeter shot in head while welcoming parishioners, police say

Greeter Montell Bruce was hurt in the Sunday shooting at the House of Refuge Family Worship church in south Kansas City, Missouri.

- FOX News - US

Think You're a Happy Drunk? Not So Fast

Think you're a happy drunk, a real life of the party? Well, allow science to be your buzzkill. A study out of the University of Missouri published in Clinical Psychological Science finds there's a big difference in the personality you think you take on when you're drinking and the one...

- Newser - US

More older people in America are embracing a new relationship style called 'living apart together'

jennie-o/FlickrSince 1990, the divorce rate among adults 50 years and older has doubled. This trend, along with longer life expectancy, has resulted in many adults forming new partnerships later in life. A new phenomenon called Living Apart Together' — an intimate relationship without a shared residence — is gaining ...

- Business Insider - US

In 1946, Winston Churchill gave a speech at a tiny Missouri college that changed the way everyone thought about Russia

Associated PressOn March 5, 1946, Winston Churchill stepped up to the podium at a tiny college in rural Fulton, Missouri. Flanked by US President Harry Truman, the former British prime minister proceeded to point out the cold war brewing between America and Soviet Russia. This speech, titled "The Sinews of Peace," ended up ...

- Business Insider - US

Despite High Profile Spills, Oil Pipelines Are Still Safer Than Other Options

Last month, on April 4, the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline had its first leak before it was even fully operational. The small leak spilled about 84 gallons of shale oil at a pump station in Spink County, South Dakota. The incident occurred just 100 miles south of Standing Rock, the now world-famous site of ...

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Boeing sets out upgrade ambitions for Super Hornet, Growler platforms

The US Navy may roll-out future upgrades for the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet beyond the Block 3 enhancement currently earmarked, as it looks to maintain the combat aircraft in service for decades to come. Speaking at the company's St Louis facility in Missouri, Larry Burt, director of

- Jane’s - US

Pre-K funding could expand under Missouri budget proposal

- Education Week - US

Missouri Legislature passes bill for adult high schools

- Education Week - US

In St. Louis, finding a path to success for an American Middleweight in the global economy

Earlier this year, Atomation, a small company in Israel's Silicon Wadi' high-tech entrepreneurial community, planted roots in St. Louis, Missouri. Compared to default tech hubs like the Bay Area or Boston, St. Louis may not have been an obvious U.S. headquarters choice for a start-up that shares real estate with Google in a ...

- Brookings - US