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Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released the audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court, which serves portions of Clay and Jackson counties.  The report, which received an overall rating of fair, includes recommendations in several areas to improve oversight and record keeping. “Lack of appropriate oversight heightens the risk of errors … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court

Mortgage Payments Require Largest Share of Income Since 2009

SEATTLE/ June 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The combination of rising rates and strong home value appreciation led to one of the largest recorded quarterly increases in the mortgage burden for homebuyers since the Great Recession.  In the first quarter of 2018, the share of median income needed for monthly mortgage payments on the median U.S. home increased to … Continue reading Mortgage Payments Require Largest Share of Income Since 2009

St Louis News: Secretary of State Ashcroft, with Secretaries of State Nationwide, Announces National Election Security Summit in St. Louis

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Yesterday, Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that St. Louis will host the National Election Security Summit on Sept. 10-11, 2018, with administrative support provided by the National Association of Secretaries of State.  The partnership includes a bipartisan group of Secretaries of State from across the country, and will be … Continue reading St Louis News: Secretary of State Ashcroft, with Secretaries of State Nationwide, Announces National Election Security Summit in St. Louis

Missouri Lottery News: Kansas City Man, Billy Eades Wins $50K at QT

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Billy Eades buys six Powerball tickets each week – three for Wednesday night’s drawing and three for the Saturday night drawing.  On June 2, the $12-a-week practice led the retiree to a $50,000 payout when he matched four out of five white-ball numbers and the Powerball number drawn.  Eades purchased the winning … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Kansas City Man, Billy Eades Wins $50K at QT

MISSOURI | FISH KILL AT SCHELL LAKE INVOLVES MOSTLY INVASIVE CARP SPECIES

Schell City, Mo. – Shallow water conditions at a lake being drained for major renovations prompted a fish kill at Schell Lake on June 18, Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) fisheries biologists say.  But almost all of the several thousand fish affected are non-native, invasive common carp or grass carp, fish that will not be … Continue reading MISSOURI | FISH KILL AT SCHELL LAKE INVOLVES MOSTLY INVASIVE CARP SPECIES

Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s audit of Kinloch Fire Protection District finds $98,000 in inappropriate, unsupported spending

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has found more than $98,000 in missing funds and unsupported expenditures during her audit of the Kinloch Fire Protection District, located in St. Louis County.  The audit was initiated after the district failed to comply with a state law that sets requirements for when fire protection … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s audit of Kinloch Fire Protection District finds $98,000 in inappropriate, unsupported spending

St Louis Local News: Regional Opioid Overdose Death Rates Continue to Soar According to the NCADA

ST LOUIS, MO – For the fourth year in a row, the St. Louis region has set a new record for opioid overdose deaths.  Though the numbers are not yet final, preliminary data indicate that the region experienced at least a 5% increase in fatal opioid overdoses last year.  At least 756 lives were lost … Continue reading St Louis Local News: Regional Opioid Overdose Death Rates Continue to Soar According to the NCADA

Missouri News: Demante Syms, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for his Role in Three Homicides and Witness Tampering

ST LOUIS, MO – Demante Syms, 26, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to life imprisonment plus one year for his participation in the killing of three individuals in furtherance of drug trafficking and his tampering with a witness.  Syms was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Ross. According to court documents, … Continue reading Missouri News: Demante Syms, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for his Role in Three Homicides and Witness Tampering