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Audio: Missouri’s St. Louis County makes Juneteenth a holiday

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. St. Louis County has made Juneteenth a holiday. The observance on June 19th marks […]

Governor Mike Parson

Audio: Governor Parson says he will sign abortion bill, even though it does not include rape or incest exceptions

Governor Parson says he will sign a bill that would ban most abortions in Missouri, even though it does not include exceptions for rape or incest victims. Under the proposal, doctors would be outlawed from giving women abortions if the mothers are eight weeks into their pregnancy. At a press conference in his Capitol office, […]