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Judge to rule against Ameren in power line case
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:25:28 -0700

A judge said Monday that he will rule against a subsidiary of Ameren Corp. in a legal fight over whether it needs state regulators' permission to build a high-voltage power line across northern Missouri. ...

Jefferson County official says she meant 'no ill intent' to Obama in Facebook post
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0700

Debbie Dunnegan, recorder of deeds, wrote she didn't understand why no action is being taken against 'domestic enemy'

Judge says he plans to rule against Ameren in legal fight over northern Missouri power lines
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:05:02 -0700

A judge said Monday that he will rule against a subsidiary of Ameren Corp. in a legal fight over whether it needs state regulators' permission to build a high-voltage power line across northern Missouri.

Missouri lawmaker pleads guilty to drunken driving
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:34:00 -0700

Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2014 6:59 pm | Updated: 10:01 pm, Thu Oct 9, 2014. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri lawmaker said he pleaded guilty Thursday to two drunken driving charges and was sentenced to probation for incidents that he acknowledged showed "bad judgment."

Official calls for coup of Obama
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:56:21 -0700

A county official in Missouri is scaling back her latest suggestion that American troops should overthrow President Barack Obama.

Candidates with experience leading Jefferson County seek executive post
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Four County Council seats also up for grabs; voters to decide whether to sell Arnold sewer system

Official who called for armed overthrow of government says she has ‘no ill intent’
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:11:38 -0700

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. — A county official in Missouri is scaling back her latest suggestion that American troops should overthrow President Barack Obama. Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds Debbie Dunnegan called President Barack Obama “our domestic enemy” and suggested the U.S. Constitution would give the U.S. military the authority to oust the president in a […]

Missouri county official’s posting on Obama questioned
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:39:34 -0700

  HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) _ The recorder of deeds in Jefferson County, Missouri, says she used a poor choice of words in a personal Facebook posting that some interpreted as an attack on President Barack Obama. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Debbie Dunnegan posted to her friends who have served or are serving in […]

Health departments seek release of $3.3 million
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:39:01 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After not receiving $3.3 million for public health projects promised in the state budget, county health departments across Missouri are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to release the funds.

Missouri lawmakers may defend gay marriage ban
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:52:13 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says lawmakers may take matters into their own hands in an attempt to defend the state's ban on same-sex marriage.