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LSEM honors 12 for service to the region

State Sens. Jamilah Nasheed, left, and S. Kiki Curls accept the Rory Ellinger Legislative Award from Legal Services of Eastern Missouri in recognition
of their work to assist disadvantaged urban
communities. Photo by Chuck Ramsay, courtesy of Legal Services
of Eastern Missouri

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri honored 12 attorneys, lawmakers and community leaders and organizations for their work to benefit the region at its 2019 For The Common Good Awards Aug. 16 at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. The annual awards recognize ...

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Freedom of tweets: Court rules Missouri lawmaker can’t block Columbia attorney on Twitter

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A federal judge ruled Aug. 16 that a Missouri state representative violated the First Amendment by blocking a Columbia attorney on Twitter. U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes issued a permanent injunction barring state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, from ...

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