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Chinese man sentenced for stealing Monsanto trade secret

A Chinese national who pleaded guilty earlier this year to stealing a trade secret from agribusiness giant Monsanto while he worked in Missouri has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

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Judge dismisses charges for duck boat tragedy

A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against three men prosecuted after a tourist boat sank and killed 17 people during a 2018 Missouri storm.

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Missouri House fine-tunes state budget

Missouri's GOP-led House on Tuesday fine-tuned a spending plan for the state's upcoming budget year, including billions of dollars in federal pandemic aid.

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Greitens has become ‘erratic, unhinged,’ ex-wife alleges

The ex-wife of Eric Greitens said in a sworn statement that the former Missouri governor and current U.S. Senate candidate has become erratic and unhinged since she accused him of abuse in an earlier court filing.

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Promo text service is not an autodialer, says 8th Circuit

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a district court ruling that a promotional text messaging system is not a banned autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Missouri regulates boarding schools after abuse allegations

Dozens of people say they were abused at either Circle of Hope or Agape Boarding School — allegations that helped prompt a new Missouri law aimed at reining in religious boarding schools that for decades went without any oversight by the state.

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Supreme Court weighs man’s innocence claim

Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering which path, if any, that a man who claims he was wrongly convicted of a 2003 murder can take to demonstrate his innocence.

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