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Feds attempt to delay ‘Remain in Mexico’ Case blocked

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Monday that the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the Department of Justice’s request to stay Missouri’s lawsuit over the cancellation of the “Remain in Mexico” policy pending administrative review. “Earlier this year, my Office sued the Biden Administration and won at the district court, …

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DNR releases ‘Follow the Water Story Map’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Follow the Water Story Map, recently released by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Missouri Geological Survey, highlights the importance of Ozark springs in Missouri’s heritage through interactive maps, narrative text and other multimedia content. Most of Missouri’s 4,500 documented springs are found in the Ozarks due the region’s unique geologic …

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Disney Princess – The Concert postponed to Dec. 10, 2022

ST. LOUIS – Out of the best interests for the health and safety of ticket buyers and their families, DISNEY PRINCESS – THE CONCERT shows scheduled to take place between November 1 and December 12, 2021 are being rescheduled to 2022. The previously announced December 11, 2021 date at the Fabulous Fox Theatre has been …

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Capitol Dome to be lighted purple for Alzheimer’s Awareness

JEFFERSON CITY – Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome to be lighted purple tonight in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Day. “The State Capitol dome will be lit purple to show our support for the many Missourians impacted by Alzheimer’s disease,” Governor Parson said. “Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating illness that affects many of our …

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River Region SEMO District Fair Winners

CAPE GIRARDEAU – River Region residents who won awards at the SEMO District Fair are: Open Class Beef Charolais Champion heifer calf: Jeff Mueller, Altenburg, Missouri Intermediate champion heifer: Jeff Mueller, Altenburg, Missouri Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Jeff Mueller, Altenburg, Missouri Reserve grand champion heifer: Jeff Mueller, Altenburg, Missouri Intermediate champion bull: Jeff Mueller, Altenburg, …

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Pelosi’s hostage negotiation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier this summer, President Biden walked out of the White House touting the success of negotiating a “bipartisan” infrastructure deal amongst a handful of U.S. Senators. Mere hours later, Nancy Pelosi muzzled their celebration. Instead, Speaker Pelosi made clear that she viewed the infrastructure bill as nothing more than a political tool …

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Capitol Dome lighted red in honor of fallen firefighters

JEFFERSON CITY – Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome lighted red beginning at sunset on Saturday, October 2, 2021, until sunrise on Sunday, October 3, 2021, in honor of fallen firefighters. The lighting coincides with the annual memorial weekend of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters tribute. The …

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Schmitt seeks to block St. Louis County’s mask mandate

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – On Thursday, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a motion to renew and enforce the preliminary injunction in his lawsuit against St. Louis County following County Executive Page’s attempt to illegally impose a second mask mandate. The motion was filed in the existing case against St. Louis County, and asks …

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Gov declares October ‘Show Me Excellence’ Month

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On September 29, Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation declaring October as Show Me Excellence Month in the State of Missouri.  The Governor was joined by Operational Excellence Leaders from all state agencies for a presentation in his office.  “Our Cabinet is committed to making real change in state government,” said Governor Mike Parson. “As a state …

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