Missouri

2014 Election Results

Nov 4, 2014

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.

Right to Farm Pits Farmer against Farmer

Jul 30, 2014
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The agriculture industry is a cornerstone of the Midwest economy. In some states, it may even become a right.

What does the Right to Farm mean in Missouri?

Jun 6, 2014
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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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More than 8 million people nationally signed up for health insurance during the first open enrollment period.

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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.

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.

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.

Fox Valley Lake on List of Impaired Waters

Nov 22, 2013
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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.

C-SC President to Retire in 2014

Nov 16, 2013

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

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

Henry Sweets says Samuel Clemens officially became Mark Twain on either Feb. 2 or Feb. 3 of 1863.  That’s the first time an article by Clemens was published with the famous pen name.

Sweets, who is the curator for the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, MO, says pinpointing the exact day has grown more difficult over the years.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he wants to make it easier for the youngest students in his state to get off to a good start in their educational carrers.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says teachers in his state should be able to focus on teaching.

Election Results 2012

Nov 6, 2012

Winners and referendum decisions in each race are signified by bold face type.

West Central Illinois Election Results:

2012 has been a pretty good year for transportation improvements in northeast Missouri.  A special panel is working to make sure that can continue.

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