Jefferson City http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Authorities Awarded $1.6 M To Redevelop Brownfields http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-authorities-awarded-16-m-redevelop-brownfields <p>Three Missouri agencies will receive $1.6 million in federal funds to cleanup and redevelop contaminated properties.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that it has selected public authorities in St. Louis, Springfield and Jefferson City, to receive the funding as part of its $15 million supplemental revolving loan funds (RLF).</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:57:31 +0000 Sarah Skiƶld-Hanlin 28323 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Authorities Awarded $1.6 M To Redevelop Brownfields Mid-Mo. school sued over access to LGBT-related websites http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mid-mo-school-sued-over-access-lgbt-related-websites <p>A lawsuit over access to LGBT-related websites at a mid-Missouri public school was heard today in<a href="http://www.mow.uscourts.gov/"> federal court </a>in Jefferson City.</p><p>The case involves filtering software used by the<a href="http://camdentonschools.schoolwires.net/camdentonschools/site/default.asp"> Camdenton R-3 school district&rsquo;s </a>library.&nbsp; The suit was filed by <a href="http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=194&amp;srcid=-2">Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) </a>and is backed by the<a href="http://www.aclu.org/"> American Civil Liberties Union</a>.&nbsp; Tony Rothert, Legal Director of the<a href="http://www.aclu-em.org/"> ACLU&nbsp;of Eastern Missouri</a>,&nbsp;says the Camdenton Schools&#39; library uses filtering software that blocks any mention of sex, not just pornography. Thu, 27 Oct 2011 22:14:52 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2357 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mid-Mo. school sued over access to LGBT-related websites Three levees overtopped along Mo. river, more flooding expected http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-levees-overtopped-along-mo-river-more-flooding-expected <p>The massive amount of water flowing south and east along the Missouri River will begin to flood portions of central Missouri this Independence Day holiday weekend.</p><p>The Missouri River at Jefferson City is forecast to rise by six feet and reach 29 feet as early as Thursday, just a foot shy of the top of the city&#39;s north levee.&nbsp; Jim Kramper with the National Weather Service office in St. Louis expects the capital city&#39;s flood threat to remain at moderate.</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:49:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 1514 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three levees overtopped along Mo. river, more flooding expected Mo. Gov. Nixon evaluated at hospital following car accident http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-evaluated-hospital-following-car-accident <p>Missouri Gov. <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Jay Nixon</a> has been treated and released from a hospital after being involved in a traffic accident.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/Root/index.html">Missouri State Highway Patrol</a> says Nixon was a passenger in a Chevrolet Suburban driven by a patrol trooper that was rear-ended Friday morning in a three-vehicle accident. The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 50 in Jefferson City, just a few blocks south of the Capitol.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:03:12 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 274 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gov. Nixon evaluated at hospital following car accident