Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 28

The “Other” Parts of Missouri’s Justice System

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – On TV, crime dramas focus on smart-as-a-whip prosecuting attorneys, tough-as-nails police detectives and wise judges. In real life, there are more pieces to the judicial puzzle that make the system work. Defense lawyers are important enough to the justice system that having one is a constitutional right. Whether …

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Feb 23

Healthy Missouri: Nutrition and Fitness

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Be honest, how are you doing when it comes to those New Year’s resolutions you probably made? The ones about eating better, losing weight and exercising more. According to many surveys, many of those commitments have been forgotten. On this week’s “Missouri Viewpoints”, two health experts provide the …

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Feb 14

Medicaid in Missouri 2014: To Expand or To Keep Fighting Uncle Sam?

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – We heard it all before, last year, in the State Capitol when it comes to the argument over expanding Medicaid in Missouri. Or did we? The offer from Washington has not changed and neither has the political makeup in Jefferson City but supporters of expanding the state’s Medicaid …

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Feb 07

The Death Penalty In Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s the ultimate price to pay for a crime: having your life extinguished by Missouri’s death chamber. While the controversy continues over the contents of Missouri’s lethal injection drugs and the source that provides it, the longer-running controversy heats up once again in the Show Me State: should …

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