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HB 1 will take effect 90 days after Governor Parson signs the legislation into law

Today, the Missouri Senate unanimously passed HB 1, which will allow the sales proceeds of more than one vehicle to be used as a credit against the sales tax owed on the purchase of a new vehicle. The Missouri General Assembly met this week after Governor Mike Parson’s call for a special session to address the…read more »

Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri health officials have confirmed two state residents are suffering from lung illnesses related to vaping, and seven other possible cases are being investigated. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the numbers Thursday but provided no other information. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Children’s Hospital confirmed…read more »

Medical Marijuana Growing and Selling Locations Tentatively Released

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) released medical marijuana license applicant information. On August 19, 2019 the department had received 2,163 total applications. The locations have yet to be finalized but they are the locations applicants applied to have their facility. Officials say, o expect application approvals or denials by the end…read more »

SIU Carbondale Searching for New Chancellor

Officials at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have started searching once again for a new chancellor. In addition university officials are also searching for a system president. University officials say that a new president should be in place in time to interview candidates and recommended the appointment of a new chancellor. They say, the goal was…read more »

Cape Girardeau Businessman Facing Several Sex Crimes

A Cape Girardeau business owner faces many charges in connection to sex crimes against a juvenile. The businessman was identified as Ronald Braden. The charges he faces include rape, child molestation and more out of Bollinger County. The charges were filed in July. On July 18, 2019 officials were informed that a female juvenile known to…read more »

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Argentina moves to World Cup final, tops France 80-66

BEIJING (AP) — Luis Scola was asked what Sunday will mean to him, and he didn’t hesitate with the answer. “Everything,” he said. The veteran Argentinian forward didn’t need to give more of an explanation. The World Cup is one win away, and Scola made sure his team would have a chance to hoist the…read more »

Spain beats Australia 95-88 in 2OT to reach World Cup final

BEIJING (AP) — No one on Spain’s basketball team is looking past Sunday’s World Cup final. Certainly not Marc Gasol, who scored 33 points to lead the Spanish over Australia 95-88 in double overtime on Friday in the semifinals. Ricky Rubio scored 19 points and Sergio Llull added 17. Spain will next face Argentina, which…read more »

NFL At 100: League is all in on the action of sports betting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Roxy Roxborough set the lines for the big Las Vegas sports books in the ’80s and ’90s, he was also working behind the scenes to help the head of the NFL’s security team keep a close eye on point spreads that moved suddenly for suspicious reasons. He remembers a few,…read more »

Europe holds the lead, US has the momentum in Solheim Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The Europeans have the lead. The Americans have the momentum. An opening day of swinging fortunes in the Solheim Cup reached a crescendo in a tension-filled last hour at Gleneagles, with the final two matches of the fourballs going to the 18th hole and the U.S. team staring at a three-point…read more »

Cardinals Beat Rockies 10-3

DENVER(AP) – Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong opened the game with successive home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals connected five times in all to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday. Marcell Ozuna, Rangel Ravelo and Harrison Bader also homered for St. Louis, which holds a four-game lead over Chicago and Milwaukee atop the…read more »

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