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Welcome to our live blog of tonight's State of the State address from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.
We invite you to join in on the conversation below - what are your reactions to the governor's speech? How do they impact your life? Do you agree or disagree with him?
Nixon's speech will be followed by the Republican response, delivered by House speaker Tim Jones of Eureka.
- Here's what we're expecting to hear from Nixon tonight - education funding and Medicaid included.