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Thousands to join approved city fee class action

A federal judge partially granted a plaintiff motion for class certification on Nov. 18, saying that a Maplewood, Missouri practice of detaining people for failing to pay municipal bonds and fines allegedly violates their constitutional rights. 

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Despite analysis, Parson adamant mask mandates don’t work

A health department analysis shows Missouri cities that require masks to combat the coronavirus pandemic this year saw fewer infections, but Republican Gov. Mike Parson insisted Thursday that mandates don't work.

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Watchdog files 2nd complaint against Senate hopeful Greitens

A federal elections watchdog group on Wednesday filed another complaint against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, alleging that money from his old gubernatorial campaign was illegally spent on kickstarting his campaign to run for retiring U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt's seat.

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Court says retired officer’s benefits reduced too much

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

An appeals court affirmed a ruling for a retired Kansas City police officer whose disability payments cut into her retirement benefits, agreeing that the police department’s retirement system shouldn’t have included an award of attorney’s fee and costs in the amount of the offset.

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