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PLS won’t keep Dana Raker from covering her hometown

Dana Raker From Matthew Barba Missouri Press News As a profession, journalism has always attracted the passionate and tenacious, those…

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Legislative Report: Week 18: Five More Legislative Days Remain

The Missouri General Assembly wrapped up a somewhat busy week in Jefferson City that ended with the passage of spending…

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Northeast News teaches lesson about the fragility of local news

Blank front page, ‘radio silence’ in late March showed community the importance of a local news presence By Matthew Barba…

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Legislative Report: Week 17: Two Weeks Remain in 2021 Session

As things continue to move at a super-fast pace over the next two weeks, we plan to send a shortened…

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Show-Me Press Announces In-Person and Zoom Meeting for June 18

2021 Show-Me Press Meeting Friday, June 18 | Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark Or Via ZOOM Are You Ready?…

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Legislative Report: Week 16: Governor Announces Major DHSS Changes

On Tuesday, Governor Mike Parson named his deputy chief of staff Robert Knodell as acting director of the Missouri Department…

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Legislative Report: Week 15: House Speeding, Senate Leaning

Members of the Missouri House kept their pedals to the metal and sped through debate and votes on more than…

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PSA Advertising Update: ‘We can do this,’ local newspapers tell Health and Human Services

From National Newspaper Association: More than 2,500 local newspapers joined a letter from National Newspaper Association to Health and Human…

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Legislative Report: Week 14: House and Senate Make Little Progress

Missouri legislators returned on Tuesday from their annual Easter Break and continued working on their legislative calendars. The Missouri Senate…

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Your Signature Needed for Coronavirus Vaccination PSA Advertising

  Good morning, MPA members, Missouri Press Association, in conjunction with the National Newspaper Association, is asking for our members…

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Legislative Report: Week 13: House Passes State Budget for FY22

The House of Representatives jumped on the budget bandwagon Tuesday, perfecting the state’s 14 budget bills during nearly eight hours…

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Fayette Advertiser:

Editor’s note: An audio interview with Justin Addison is available below. He talks about owning and operating a publication that…

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Legislative Report: Week 12: House Committee Crafts Fiscal Year 2021 State Budget

On Thursday, March 25th the House Budget Committee crafted their version of the state fiscal year 2021 budget. Chairman Cody Smith…

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Legislative Report: Spring Break Ends, Eight Weeks To Go

Today tips off the second half of Missouri’s 2021 Regular Legislative Session. Members of the General Assembly are returning from…

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March 18, 2021 — Bills of Interest for the Association and its Member Newspapers

Missouri Press Association’s lobbying partner, Lathrop GPM has compiled information current as of today, March 18, on all the legislation…

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Missouri Sunshine Coalition March 2021 newsletter, column

To friends, supporters and news media contacts: The Missouri Sunshine Coalition is sharing two items — a newsletter and a…

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Legislative Report: Week 10: Spring Breaking; No Legislative Action Next Week

The Missouri General Assembly is taking a break … Spring Break … next week. Legislators are scheduled to return to…

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Legislative Report: Week 9: House Steps on the Gas, Senate Pumps the Brakes

The Missouri General Assembly has completed its ninth week of session and are now focusing more time and attention to…

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Legislative Report: Week 8: Senate Works Night Shift on Legislation

The Missouri Senate, after canceling its sessions due to wintry weather conditions during the week of Feb. 15, worked overtime…

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Sunshine Week is March 14-20

Sunshine Week was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now News Leaders Association — and…

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Pleasse take time for this survey about Sustainability Hub for Missouri

The Reynolds Journalism Institute is exploring the interest in a reporting collaboration in Missouri about climate adaptation and sustainability efforts….

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Stars & Stripes Museum seeks nominations for service awards

The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library will host its 160th anniversary celebration in November. The celebration will take…

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Legislative Report: Week 7: Winter Chills Action by the Missouri General Assembly

WINTER CHILLS ACTION BY THE MISSOURI GENERAL ASSEMBLY Wintry weather, ice, snow, record-low temperatures . . . . all combined…

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NIE Week in coming…

NIE Week is March 1 though 5. Bring special Newspapers in Education Week content to your readers by visiting NIE…

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Legislative Report: Week 6: Frigid Cold Weather, Bills Just Keep on Comin’

The Missouri General Assembly worked through snow and frigid temperatures this week as members continue to move full speed ahead…

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Legislative Report: Week 4: State of the State Address

Missouri Governor Mike Parson presented his State of the State address on Jan. 27, to an in-person crowd, smaller than…

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Day at the Capitol recording available

Due to ongoing coronavirus considerations, the 31st Annual Missouri Press Association Day at the Capitol was held held virtually Thursday,…

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Legislative Report: Week 3: Quiet Week in the House due to Shutdown

It was a relatively quiet week in the Missouri Senate this week, but even quieter in the House of Representatives….

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