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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.

A few Twitter accounts working overtime in defense of governor ahead of trial, report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the lead up to the release of the report from Missouri House committee investigating the sitting governor, and with...
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Coleman hears healthcare, family as leading issues for voters in HD97

Swing district candidate and lawyer mom of 6 in Jefferson, St. Louis Counties hits the campaign trail JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Knocking on doors in...

Political games? After 9 hours of deposition, defense attempts to discredit photo

Filing from the defense contends ex-mistress may have seen cell phone "in a dream" JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Attorneys defending Missouri’s Governor are attempting to raise...

First Lady breaks silence on scandal: Disputes timeline of ex-husband

Missouri's First Lady also receives ISA book award for ‘Dictators and Their Secret Policy’ JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the first time since the affair between Gov....

Tax cuts, the governor, and more on This Week in Missouri Politics

An all opinion panel dives right in to tax cuts and policy on This Week in Missouri Politics with Scott Faughn on Sunday, April...

Missouri Cattlemen’s Association hosting annual Steak Fry June 9

SEDALIA, Mo. — The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association is expecting more than 500 people to attend their 15th annual Cattlemen's Steak Fry. The event honors...

House committee hears three bills legalizing sports betting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly is looking for the right mechanism to establish legalized sports wagering in the Show-Me State, and...

Impending trade war could hurt Missouri farmers

Missouri farmers saw the value of soybeans drop roughly $20 per acre when futures declined in response to the second round of tariffs in...

House perfects Haahr’s tax overhaul bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Over the course of four hours, the Missouri House made legislation to overhaul Missouri’s tax code their own as more...

Restaurant association brings ‘Taste of Missouri’ to Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Restaurant Association kicked off their Legislative Day with an address from the Lieutenant Governor and rounding out the...