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Courts in St. Louis County starting consolidation

Six municipal courts in north St. Louis County have started the process of consolidation as part of a reform effort. The municipalities consolidating into Normandy are Greendale, Bellerive Acres, Glen Echo Park, Pasadena Park, Cool Valley and Uplands Park. Chief ...

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Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs

The University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year. The university action followed the ...

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Discrimination against Nixon delayed as more cases surface

A lawsuit accusing Gov. Jay Nixon of age and gender discrimination has been delayed as more cases surface. Jury selection was scheduled to begin Friday in the lawsuit of fired Missouri Department of Labor employee Gracia Backer, The Kansas City ...

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Criminal code to be tougher on child abuse

Several changes in the Missouri Criminal Code, which go into effect in January, will make the state’s laws tougher on child abusers. “And I think appropriately so,” said Jason Lamb, co-chair of The Missouri Bar’s Criminal Code revision committee. “Children ...

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Withholding witness whereabouts

While a state appellate court recently stayed an order requiring the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office to provide witness information, such as addresses, to the defense, the complex fight is far from settled.

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Nine St. Louis County municipal courts to consolidate

Nine St. Louis County municipalities will consolidate their municipal courts, Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge announced Thursday at her address at The Missouri Bar’s annual meeting in Lake Ozark. Breckenridge said the state would also assist in the ...

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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that voters will get to decide whether to raise cigarette taxes to benefit early childhood programs. The state’s high court said the measure will stay on the Nov. 8 ballot, despite concerns ...

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Juror’s weather research not enough for new trial

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case is not owed a new trial even after a juror admitted to conducting independent research. In a 4-3 decision, the court’s majority acknowledged that the juror’s misconduct ...

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Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger

Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers. Monsanto, the American seed and weed-killer, and ...

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