tattoos http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Friday, August 5, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-august-5-2011 <p><strong>Mo. Gross Revenue Up Slightly</strong></p><p>Missouri&rsquo;s gross revenue collection in July was up by&nbsp;.6 percent as compared to July 2010.</p><p>The revenue increase is driven by strong individual income tax collection, which was up 9.3 percent over the same time last year. Sales taxes remain stagnant, according to state budget director Linda Luebbering. She blames low sales tax collection on a stubbornly high unemployment rate.</p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 14:24:01 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & KRCU 1809 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 5, 2011 Morning headlines: Coleman text messages, Mo tatoos, Il Budget http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-coleman-text-messages-mo-tatoos-il-budget <UL> <LI>Prosecutors and defense attorneys were in court Tuesday arguing over whether a jury should hear testimony from prosecution witnesses in the trial of Christopher Coleman next year. Coleman&nbsp;is charged in the strangulation death of his wife, Sheri, and their two sons in May 2009 in Columbia, Il. Coleman's attorneys are trying to block prosecutors from using text messages Sheri Coleman sent to friends about martial problems before the killings. <A href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_c638c520-0c02-58f1-aa12-73c60bdde1a0.html">According to the St. Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:55:38 +0000 Julie Bierach 206 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Coleman text messages, Mo tatoos, Il Budget