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Fire department sales tax will be on April ballot (11/25/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner voters will be asked to approve a sales tax to fund the city's fire department. The Miner Board of Alderman approved in a split vote during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday putting a 10-year quarter-cent sales tax on the April 7 ballot to fund fire protection and emergency management services...
Sikeston representative pushes Missouri prescription pill tracking (11/25/14)
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) --A Missouri lawmaker is continuing to push for a prescription medication database despite several previous failed attempts. State Rep. Holly Rehder said Monday that she will refile the same legislation that died in the Senate last session. The Sikeston Republican says next year might be different because of heightened awareness of prescription pill abuse...
10 Things to Know for Today (11/25/14)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CHAOS FILLS FERGUSON STREETS Looting and arson spread in the Missouri town after a grand jury declines to indict a white policeman for killing unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown...
With no indictment, chaos fills Ferguson streets (11/25/14)
FERGUSON (AP) -- Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown _ a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot...
Drug investigation leads to arrest of Sikeston area man (11/25/14)
BENTON - An investigation which began in October ended Monday with the arrest of a Sikeston man on multiple drug charges. Matthew Dwight Simms, 25, was charged Monday with the felony of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. ...
Two suspects nabbed for recent downtown robbery (11/25/14)
DEXTER -- A quick response from both law enforcement and the local community helped lead Dexter Police to the arrest and subsequent charging of two individuals -- David Troy Dagley, of Malden; and Daniel Richard, of Bernie -- with second-degree burglary...
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