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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.

Love’s Democratic opposition hits ‘Lyin’ Love’ after ethics hearing

“Are you as embarrassed as I am?” Chase Crawford, Rep. Warren Love's announced Democratic opponent for 2018, asked in response to a three-hour hearing...

Richardson: No reason to decouple Missouri’s tax code

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — The Missouri Republicans kicked off the legislative session in typical fashion, with taxes being a point of discussion. In an press...

Official portrait of Nixon unveiled

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — In a day that “belongs to Governor Nixon,” local dignitaries gathered at the Missouri Capitol to unveil the portrait of...

Riddle aims to revamp Missouri’s boards and commissions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation to restructure Missouri’s boards and commissions was filed in the state’s Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County,...

Greitens withdraws, reappoints five members to the State Board of Education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — The governor of Missouri withdrew — and then reappointed — five members to the State Board of Education. In a press...

Meredith will not seek re-election

The House district that includes part of St. Louis County will not have an incumbent in the race this year. Susan Meredith, the Democratic Representative...

Wind energy picking up momentum in Northwest Missouri

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri is soon to be home to a new energy farm as the wind industry continues picking up momentum. Tenaska, a...