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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.

Women in Policy panel talks challenges in careers, role of social media

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Chris Chinn makes it a point to wear pants every day. For the Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, it’s...

Term-limited Munzlinger endorses Redmon to replace him in Missouri Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Term-limited Sen. Brian Munzlinger has officially put his support behind Rep. Craig Redmon to replace him in representing the northeastern...

The budget, US Senate race, Greitens and more on This Week in Missouri Politics

The Missouri General Assembly is one step closer to completing the one constitutionally mandated task: passing a budget. Sen. Bob Onder joins Scott Faughn...

Judge denies Greitens restraining order against Hawley

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Cole County judge has permanently denied Gov. Eric Greitens’ request for a restraining order against Attorney General Josh Hawley. In...

Richardson says ‘a majority of Republicans’ have signed petition for special session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — House Speaker Todd Richardson said he expects to have enough signatures to call a special legislative session, but is giving...

Department of Economic Development rolls out Missouri Rural Resource Guide

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Economic Development rolled out a tool on Thursday to help members of rural communities find and access...

Audit finds MoDOT, Highway Patrol employees engaged in questionable, biased practices

Galloway says allegations of conflicts of interest not taken seriously by Greitens administration JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. —  Finding conflicts of interests and biased treatment between...

Shared parenting bill moving through legislature

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. — A bill establishing the presumption that equal parenting time in custody arrangements is in the best interest of the child...

Expedited CON approved to replace aging biplane in Columbia hospital

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Through an expedited Certificate of Need review, the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee approved a single request to replace a...

Greitens defense team seeks to disqualify Gardner in second felony case

ST. LOUIS — Gov. Eric Greitens’ defense team is seeking to disqualify St. Louis District Attorney Kim Gardner in the felony computer tampering case...