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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.

Graduation weekends expected to be bring in nearly $200K for Airbnb hosts

Commencement weekends throughout the state are expected to be a boon for Airbnb hosts, according to figures released by the online short-term rental marketplace....

Drivewyze weigh-in-motion technology up and running

JOPLIN, Mo. — Drivewyze bypass stations in Joplin are fully activated and operational, marking the second company to have weigh-in-motion scales (WIMS) installed on...

MHFR Committee unanimously approves psychiatric hospital in Cape Girardeau

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee unanimously approved a nearly $30 million project to establish a 102-bed psychiatric hospital in Cape Girardeau. SoutheastHEALTH...

Amid filing controversy, Scot Van Meter withdraws from Missouri Senate race

After Republican outcry and the filing of a lawsuit, Scot Van Meter has officially withdrawn as a candidate for the Missouri Senate. Van Meter is...

Special session, House reports, and Greitens on This Week in Missouri Politics

For the first time in Missouri’s history, the General Assembly has called themselves into a special session, which will focus on the allegations surround...

Washington University looking into how Greitens used grant funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Testimony in the House committee's investigation is causing a private university to look into how Gov. Eric Greitens used grant...

Missouri House recognizes importance of sheltered workshops

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House recognized the importance of sheltered workshops to local communities as they unanimously perfected a bill aimed at...

Missouri legislature gives bill legalizing industrial hemp final approval

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly has voted to give farmers the option of growing another crop. On Wednesday, the Senate made some...
Clean Missouri turns in signatures for initiative petition (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Clean Missouri submits 346K signatures for initiative petition dealing with ethical issues in legislature

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A coalition seeking to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would ban most lobbyists gifts to lawmakers...

The Mission Continues reaffirms they didn’t authorize use of donors’ information following release of...

In a blog post on Wednesday evening, The Mission Continues reiterate that they did not authorize the use of the donors’ information for any...