Category Archives: Missouri

Stories specific to Missouri

Reason at Taum Sauk

It would seem that after the jumping up and down last week, our state officials are working together to come up with a proposal to put before Ameren in regards to the Taum Sauk dam failure. Jay Nixon, the Attorney … Continue reading

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I’ve decided to hold off rolling out the site, until I have more time to support it.

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Act Two: Time to Fire Doyle Childers

It’s hard to turn your back on what has become this country’s greatest joke. Greatest joke, except when you realize it’s about one of your favorite parks. Today, Doyle Childers had an impromptu press conference with a supposed alternative plan … Continue reading

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Press Release Monday and Johnson’s: an Epilogue

St. Louis Post-Dispatch brought in its “All of you are embarrassing Missouri” spanking paddle, and it would seem all parties are going to behave. Nixon’s office did issue a comment–it only received the investigative report on April 20th from the … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling, Blame Jay

I hadn’t planned on covering much Missouri news until I open, but the situation at Johnson’s Shut-Ins is getting ridiculous. Now our Republican Lt. Gov is having a press conference at the Shut-Ins to basically blame Jay Nixon–state Attorney … Continue reading

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Piece of Crap

There’s been a rancorous discussion on a plan to sell the state’s tuition loan program to private interests in order to raise money for capital improvements. It’s known as MOHELA, after the fund, and is symptomatic of the growing divide … Continue reading

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Lady of the Lake

I went to the Mingo National Reserve this week–the last bit of bottomland left in the delta region of Missouri’s boot heel. It’s full of cypress swamps, marshes, a river and a lake, and is an important breeding ground for … Continue reading

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