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Alisha Shurr

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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.

Chez Monet opens offering fresh, delicious food

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the noon hour came to a close Monday, the line at Chez Monet was out the door with many...

Boyd, Casas, Grace, Simmons leave Dentons, start Nexus Group

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — A handful of Missouri's most prominent Capitol lobbyists have announced the start of their own firm. Rodney Boyd, Kate Casas, Brian...

Representative-elect Revis talks his win on This Week in Missouri Politics

Mike Revis turned a red district blue this past week, the first time a Democrat has accomplished such a special election feat in fourteen...

Greitens’ defense in blackmail investigation not pro bono

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Despite discussion to the contrary, the Missouri Governor’s defense in an alleged blackmail case is not pro bono. A member of...

Precythe touts numerous changes at DOC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Corrections’ Director painted a picture to a House subcommittee of an improving environment, with the Department...

Galloway: We can not grow our way out of a budget hole

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — While the economy in the Show-Me State is moving in a positive direction, the budget is still in a precarious...

Eggleston’s bill gives more towns option to be non-election towns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More small towns in the Show-Me State would get the option not to hold elections for uncontested positions under legislation...

Columbia Chamber of Commerce supports easing work-related barriers for convicted felons

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is supporting bipartisan legislation that would “help those that have paid their debt to society”...

Credit unions converge on Missouri state Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Braving the ice and winter weather, credit unions from all over the state of Missouri gathered in Jefferson City on...

Corsi drawing salary from two state agencies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a unique situation, in appears that the director of one state agency is being paid through two different agencies...