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Stories with place: Independence
  • Mo. House roll call on right to work legislation 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:25 pm
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 78-68 roll call Wednesday by which the Missouri House gave first-round approval to legislation that would prohibit labor contracts from requiring that all employees pay union fees as a condition of employment, regardless of whether workers are union members.

  • Mo. House roll call on transportation sales tax 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:53 pm
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 96-53 roll call Wednesday by which the Missouri House voted to send the Senate legislation that would, upon voter approval, impose a 1-cent sales tax increase for transportation funding.

  • Man sentenced for theft of Pioneer Woman statue 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:16 am
  • INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - An Independence man was sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing a statue from a museum and trying to sell it for scrap.