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November 4, 2014
12:12 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

2014 Election Results

The Tri States Public Radio Newsroom will be covering and updating all local election results on-air this evening until around midnight. You can also follow our coverage online here.

In addition to our local coverage, NPR News will be live blogging all the national election results on their Tumblr, which you can follow below.

Missouri Ballot Measure
5:45 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Right to Farm Pits Farmer against Farmer

Farmer Jeff Jones and his daughters feed grain to their foraging cattle once a day in Callaway County, Mo. They’re concerned about the health and environmental effects a potential hog farm next door might have.
Credit Kris Husted/Harvest Public Media

The agriculture industry is a cornerstone of the Midwest economy. In some states, it may even become a right.

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Ballot Initiative in August
12:11 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

What does the Right to Farm mean in Missouri?

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Members of Congress are throwing their support behind a proposed “right to farm” amendment in Missouri’s constitution. But critics are pointing to the measure’s ambiguous language as problematic.

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Affrodable Care Act Enrollment
8:44 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Illinois, Missouri Exceed Health Insurance Signup Expectations; Iowa Falls Short

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More than 8 million people nationally signed up for health insurance during the first open enrollment period.

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Real Estate Market
2:02 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Small Gains for Illinois' Housing Market

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Home prices increased 12.2% across the nation in February compared to a year ago. That's according to real estate aggregator CoreLogic.

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NPR Story
1:27 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Illinois Expanded Its Medicaid Program. Missouri Didn’t. How Are Those Choices Working Out?

In his hospital room at Touchette Regional Hospital in Centerville, patient Steven Glispie finishes signing the paperwork to enroll in Medicaid.

Originally published on Thu March 27, 2014 10:51 pm

For years in most states, Medicaid eligibility had been limited to disabled adults, seniors needing long-term care and very low-income parents with their children.

Then along came the Affordable Care Act. It was designed to grow health insurance coverage across the board. One of its tenets was to expand Medicaid coverage beyond the extremely poor and disabled to include all adults earning up to 138 percent of federal poverty levels.

But in 2012, the Supreme Court gave states the chance to opt out Medicaid expansion.

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Health Insurance Marketplace
2:08 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Open Enrollment Deadline Looms

Courtesy of: Eagle View Community Health System

Everyone must have health coverage whether it’s a private plan, through work or a government subsidy by March 31. Those who don’t will face a tax penalty next year.

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In Clark County MO
9:55 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Fox Valley Lake on List of Impaired Waters

Fox Valley Lake will be on Missouri's List of impaired waters for two additional pollutants starting in January.
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A couple more pollutants have been found in a lake in Northeast Missouri  that was already on the state’s list of impaired waters.

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1st Alumnus to Lead College
2:55 pm
Sat November 16, 2013

C-SC President to Retire in 2014

C-SC President Dick Valentine

Culver-Stockton College President Dick Valentine says he will retire, effective June 30, 2014.

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Clark / Lewis Counties
1:00 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Election Results - Missouri

Unofficial results for the April 2, 2013 election in Clark and Lewis Counties in northeast Missouri.

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