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President Obama: “In too many communities around the country, a gulf of mistrust exists between local residents and law enforcement. In too many communities, too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear.”
Post-Dispatch: St. Louis police fatally shoot man who brandished knife
Politico: McCaskill: Protests were 'invaded'
News Tribune: Marchers carry message from LU to Capitol
Post-Dispatch: Judge denies ACLU motion for an order to stop police tactics
Post-Dispatch: 'We are all frustrated and looking for justice,' Nixon says
Missouri Republican Party Executive Director Matt Wills characterized the voter registration efforts in Ferguson following the protests surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown as “disgusting.”
New York Times: Voter Registration in Ferguson Called 'Disgusting'
. A USDA study last year said only Arkansas had more people facing daily food uncertainty. A new survey says almost 1.2-million Missourians patronize the hundreds of food closets, food kitchens, and similar sources.
Missourinet: New survey of food needs in Missouri (AUDIO)
“The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ignored several conflicts of interest when it directed a contract to CEE-Trust, the high bidder among four prospective vendors that sought to improve underperforming school districts, Missouri auditors say.
“The new U.S. jobs reports for July released on Monday reveal that Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts are not producing lots of new employment in Kansas. But Missouri — which didn’t cut taxes — is another and more positive story.”