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Missouri Political News: Senator Sandy Crawford Chosen As Missouri Senate Majority Caucus Whip

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri State Senator Sandy Crawford, R-Buffalo, has been selected by her peers to serve as caucus whip during the 100th General Assembly. “This is an extremely high honor,” Sen. Crawford said.  “To be chosen as majority whip, only a year into my time as a Missouri senator, is a task I … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Senator Sandy Crawford Chosen As Missouri Senate Majority Caucus Whip

Missouri News: Governor Michael L. Parson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Today, Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson announced nine appointments to various boards and commissions. Sherman “Bill” Birkes, of Joplin, was appointed to the Missouri Ethics Commission. Birkes is a retired banker and financial analyst with over 30 years of experience.  He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserves … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Michael L. Parson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Texas couple helps finance redistricting ballot measures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A growing movement to curb partisan gerrymandering will be put to the test Tuesday by several state ballot measures that are intended to overhaul the way congressional and state legislative districts are drawn. While they differ in how to do that, the proposals in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and Utah all have … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Texas couple helps finance redistricting ballot measures

Missouri Gaming Association’s Project 21 Scholarship applications now available to high school seniors

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Gaming Association, the statewide professional association of the Missouri casino industry, is inviting high school seniors to enter the 23rd annual Project 21 scholarship competition.  This year, one $2,500 first prize scholarship and three $1,500 second prize scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for submitting Project 21 scholarship entries … Continue reading Missouri Gaming Association’s Project 21 Scholarship applications now available to high school seniors

Missouri News: Columbia Man, Deangelo Wayne Joe, Jr., Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearms

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Columbia, Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to illegally possessing firearms and ammunition that had been stolen in a recent burglary. Deangelo Wayne Joe, Jr., 24, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. Columbia police … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Man, Deangelo Wayne Joe, Jr., Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearms

Missouri Lottery News: Columbia man, James Robinson, wins $100,000 top prize

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – James Robinson took a personal day from work the day after he won a $100,000 top Scratchers prize at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2513 North Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. “A friend bought four tickets and didn’t win anything,” explained the Columbia resident.  “I put a $20 in and the third … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Columbia man, James Robinson, wins $100,000 top prize

Missouri News: Oklahoma man, Darrell Eugene Black, pleads guilty to armed robbery of Columbia Hotel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to the armed robbery of a hotel in Columbia, Missouri on May 31, 2017. Darrell Eugene Black, 25, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to one count of robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime … Continue reading Missouri News: Oklahoma man, Darrell Eugene Black, pleads guilty to armed robbery of Columbia Hotel

Missouri News: New York man, Brandon David Cuddihe, tricked children into sending him nude photos

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Binghamton, New York, man who posed online as a teenage girl pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to attempting to produce child pornography by tricking children – including three victims in Sedalia, Missouri – into sending him nude images of themselves. Brandon David Cuddihe, 31, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate … Continue reading Missouri News: New York man, Brandon David Cuddihe, tricked children into sending him nude photos