POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2017) – Poplar Bluff Junior High School students had a chance to view the world from another lens last week."Autism Ambassador Opens Up To Students"
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2017) – Lake Road Elementary was selected as the Southeast Region’s success story in the “Positive Focus” quarterly newsletter, published by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in cooperation with the University of Missouri Center for SW-PBS."State spotlights Lake Road achievements"
WASHINGTON – During the Senate Republican Leadership stakeout today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) called on his Senate Democratic colleagues to confirm President Trump’s cabinet selections and allow the government to be put in place. On this day in 2009, the Senate had confirmed the majority of President Obama’s cabinet-level nominees, along with several other senior government officials. By comparison, Blunt noted that Senate Democrats have only allowed votes on five of President Trump’s nominees.…"Blunt Calls on Senate Democrats to Confirm Cabinet Nominees"
Tonight, the Governor’s Office released the following statement from Governor Eric Greitens regarding his decision on the petition for clemency from Mark Christeson:"Governor Greitens Denies Clemency To Murder and Rapist"
On Thursday, Governor Eric Greitens will announce his budget for Fiscal Year 2018 via a budget address at a public school in Nixa, MO."Governor’s Budget Address Set for Thursday at Public School"
Over 40 high paid lobbyists employed by Ameren, KCP&L and other electric providers have once again descended upon the capitol building. Their mission is to convince legislators to force the Public Service Commission (PSC) to change their rate making authority and oversight of these money hungry monopolies with passage of Senate Bill 190. Widely known as the “utility tax.”"MONOPOLY ELECTRIC UTILITIES ARE AT IT AGAIN…"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an “American carnage” of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry."Trump, now president, vows to put 'America First'"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington will turn into a virtual fortress ahead of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday as the U.S. capital braces for more than a quarter-million protesters expected during the Republican’s swearing-in."Fortress Washington girds for days of anti-Trump protests"
PENNE, Italy (Reuters) – A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Thursday."Avalanche hits Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow"
BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S. business could be targets for retaliation in any trade war ushered in by President-elect Donald Trump."China says can resolve trade disputes with new U.S. government"