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Confidential Sources Challenged
11:44 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Former CIA Agent Sterling Convicted Of Espionage; In Earlier Interview, He Discussed Missouri Roots

Credit Central Intelligence Agency

Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA agent with Missouri ties, was convicted of espionage Monday. He was accused of leaking information to New York Times reporter James Risen about a secret plan to disrupt Iran's nuclear program. The case prompted years of debate about journalists' ability to protect their confidential sources.

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Missouri Impact
11:26 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Lethal Injection Executions

Credit via Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear a challenge to Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol. The case could have direct impact on Missouri in at least two ways.

First, it raises questions about the use of midazolam. Oklahoma uses the drug as the first step in its execution procedure. Missouri also has administered midazolam in large doses to inmates prior to execution, though the state has claimed the drug is not part of the execution procedure.

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Boeing gets backing on tanker deal
11:00 pm
Tue June 17, 2008

Boeing gets backing on tanker deal

The Air Force erred by failing to assess the bids according to the criteria it had set out and improperly gave credit to Northrup for exceeding requirements, according to a New York Times report.

Click here for complete New York Times article.

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InBev makes offer for Anheuser-Busch
11:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2008

InBev makes offer for Anheuser-Busch

The much anticipated bid from InBev for the St. Louis brewery came
through Wednesday at $65 a share. The A-B board says it will be considering
the proposal carefully.

In a statement Wednesday, A-B said: "The board will review the merits of the proposal consistent with its
fiduciary duties and in consultation with its financial and legal
advisers. The board will pursue the course of action that is in the
best interests of Anheuser-Busch's stockholders." The board is expected to make its decision regarding
the deal in "due course," it said.

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