JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to an income tax cut for individuals and many business owners. Today's vote by the Republican-led House could set up a veto showdown with Democratic Governor Jay Nixon. The governor rejected a tax cut last year and has voiced concerns that this year's measure could jeopardize funding for public schools and services.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House has endorsed a pair of early voting measures, though some Democrats contend they could create confusion for a proposed initiative petition that seeks to go further in allowing advanced voting. House members gave first-round approval today to a constitutional amendment and companion bill.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A physician regarded as the father of osteopathic medicine has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Andrew Taylor Still founded the American School of Osteopathy, now called A.T. Still University, in Kirksville in 1892. His form of medicine focused on the body, mind and spirit. There now are more than 82,000 osteopathic physicians.
FENTON, Mo. (AP) - A robbery suspect shot by a St. Louis County police officer at a Fenton check-cashing store has died. The Post-Dispatch says that an unidentified officer shot a 23-year-old suspect who pulled a gun during an attempted robbery this morning at Check 'n Go in the Gravois Bluffs Shopping Center. The dead suspect's name has not yet been released.
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