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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.

Barnes says House committee not ‘appropriate entity for further investigation’ into Greitens, will file...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a letter to those who served on the committee investigating then-Gov. Eric Greitens, Rep. Jay Barnes calls the investigation...

St. Louis attorney suing A New Missouri for records

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A St. Louis attorney is utilizing the Missouri court system in an attempt to acquire answers from a nonprofit organization...

Kander announces bid for mayor of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Kander has officially announced his intention to run for the mayor of Kansas City. Kander — who is a...

Supreme Court ruling paves way for Missouri to collect online sales tax with lawmaker...

A close U.S. Supreme Court decision has paved the way for the Missouri General Assembly to take up legislation that could potentially bring in...

Pruitt, Perdue cancel Friday’s event in Northwest Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and the USDA have canceled their event in Missouri on Friday. Scott Pruitt and...

Kander for Mayor?

A rising star in the Democratic Party, Jason Kander has served in the Missouri House and as the Secretary of State and now multiple...

St. Louis to host National Election Security Summit in September

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — St. Louis will be hosting a a National Election Security Summit to be held September 10-11, 2018, according to Missouri's Secretary...

Ashcroft calls voter fraud ‘exponentially greater threat than hacking’ during U.S. Senate hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During a hearing on election security preparedness nationwide, part of the conversation diverged on a path of voter fraud following a...
Schell Lake is being drained in June for a major renovation project. A fish kill on June 18 as water became extremely shallow in places involves mostly invasive common carp and grass carp. (Photo by Mike Allen, Missouri Department of Conservation)

MDC uses shallow waters at Schell Lake to kill large number of invasive Carp...

The lake is undergoing a major renovation project SCHELL CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation moved to reduce the number of invasive fish...

Pedroli claims text proves Confide used to conduct state business

Judge limits scope of discovery to existence of records JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — During a hearing in the Confide lawsuit against the governor's office, Mark...