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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Savannah Center in Cincinnati

Under Fire, Trump Seeks Breakthrough In Republican Primaries

Donald Trump could take a giant step on Tuesday toward securing the Republican presidential nomination if he wins the Florida and Ohio primaries.

March 15, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The Hitler/Trump Comparisons

Conan O’Brien decided that with everybody comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, he would bring on a special guest to respond to the charge.

March 11, 2016

Justice Dept. Sues Ferguson, Missouri, To Force Police Reforms

DOJ seeks to force city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities.

February 10, 2016
MU students protest inside Jesse Hall after report of racism

University Of Missouri Protests Gave Birth To Dozens More, Powered By Social Media

The success of the Missouri protesters in bringing about the resignation of two administrators, including university system President Tim Wolfe, has emboldened students nationwide.

December 1, 2015

University Of Missouri President Resigns Amid Race Protest

“My decision to resign comes out of love, not hate… Please, please use this resignation to heal, not to hate.”

November 9, 2015

When Nitpicky Town Ordinances Become Instruments Of Oppression

Imagine cowering in your front room, fearful that a codes inspector will roll up with a ruler, ready to measure the front lawn’s height. No kidding. These are real citations.

November 7, 2015

Missouri Man Drives Over Garbage Fire With Car Full Of Bullets — Hilarity Ensues

The small city of Liberty, Missouri, has now become the site of a great victory for gun safety and freedom in America.

October 14, 2015

State Of Emergency Ends In Ferguson, Missouri, As Violence Recedes

Ferguson saw a fresh wave of demonstrations beginning last weekend, marking the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown.

August 14, 2015

Riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri To Remain In State Of Emergency: Officials

The state of emergency, which gives county police oversight of security in the city of 21,000 people, was declared following a shooting incident at a protest Sunday night.

August 12, 2015

McCaskill: How To Win Elections And Manipulate The Other Party

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is offering the world a truly great political lesson — in how to totally troll the opposition.

August 12, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Ferguson Fatigue’

Larry Wilmore looked at the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, one year after the police shooting death of African-American teenager Michael Brown — and how everything is still the same.

August 12, 2015

Man Shot By Police In Ferguson After He Fired At Officers, Police Say

A peaceful day of protest and remembrance dissolved into chaos late Sunday when a man fired multiple shots at four St. Louis County plainclothes detectives in an SUV.

August 10, 2015

Fear, Mistrust Linger In Ferguson Despite Reform Efforts By Police

The depths of Ferguson’s policing problems were laid bare in a scathing Justice Department report that accused the Ferguson police of illegal and discriminatory enforcement actions.

August 8, 2015
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Schools Increase Awareness Of Trauma’s Impact On Learning

The Jennings School District is on the forefront of work to create trauma-informed schools, places where teachers move away from suspending students for disruptive behavior, and toward looking for the root cause of the actions.

August 5, 2015

Upset With Obama, GOP Punishes Young Immigrants

Thanks to Republicans, undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children must forever live in the shadows.

July 21, 2015

2 Admit Plot To Blow Up Police Station, Prosecutor And Ferguson Police Chief

Two men who met at the Ferguson protests and plotted violence against law enforcement admitted in federal court here Tuesday that they planned to blow up a police station

June 2, 2015
Maine has had less than 3 percent growth since 2010. LL Bean is the flagship retailer of the state. Photo: StormFall via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/vjDLK

Which States Have The Most Job Growth Since The Recession?

Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.

May 27, 2015

Ferguson Council Will Now Include Three Blacks For The First Time

By Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) FERGUSON, Mo. — For the first time in Ferguson’s 120-year history, the City Council will have three black members, but even so, Tuesday’s election was less than a clear victory for the throngs of volunteers who poured into the city in a last-minute push to sway voters. Perhaps […]

April 8, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The GOP Alternative On Iran

The Daily Show looked at Republican opposition to the Iran deal, and what the GOP would want to do instead — with an incredible performance by correspondent Hasan Minhaj.

April 8, 2015
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Online College Provides Access To Nontraditional Students

Rise in the popularity of online colleges puts “a dent in the estimated 36 million Americans who’ve completed some college but didn’t earn a degree.” But is their parity between traditional and online schools?

March 26, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Fox News, Ferguson, And Benghazi

Jon Stewart noticed that Fox News seems to have a selective vision for reports that exonerate (or confirm) pre-existing suspicions.

March 20, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore vs. Ferguson Police

Larry Wilmore had a surprise “appearance” by a Ferguson police police officer — on a report of a stolen time slot.

March 6, 2015

St. Louis Region Is On Edge In Wake Of Another Fatal Police Shooting

Learn more about the latest police shooting in Missouri.

December 25, 2014
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More Anger, Action At Ferguson Commission Meeting

Tensions are still running high in Ferguson, Missouri.

December 9, 2014

Ferguson Waits And Hopes That Truce Will Become Lasting Peace

A calm appears to be settling over Ferguson.

December 2, 2014