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New Programs Added to Awareness Week

September 21, 2014

The Women’s Resource Center will host its annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week September 22-25, and will feature several new events. Students will be able to attend evening seminars Monday through Thursday, in addition to the […]

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Chris Holmes Q & A

September 20, 2014

English and journalism teacher Chris Holmes of Hazelwood West High School in Hazelwood, Missouri, is the second Truman graduate to receive the Missouri Teacher of the Year award. From changing his major to finding his […]

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Results of Missouri 2014 veto session

September 19, 2014

Last Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Missouri General Assembly conducted its annual veto override session. According to the Missouri Senate’s website, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a record 33 bills this year. The republican-led congress overrode about a third of the vetoes up for discussion during the override session.

Of the many contentious tax cut bills which were vetoed and strongly opposed by Governor Nixon, congress chose to focus its attention on only a few, allowing other vetoes to stand without debate.

Below is a breakdown of notable bills debated last week based on data compiled from the Missouri Governor, Senate and House websites. This list is not exhaustive, but includes well-known bills and bills with a wide impact.
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Kirksville Dog Park Opens

September 17, 2014

McKinney Bark Park, a new dog park, opened Sept. 6 in Kirksville. McKinney Park’s opening ceremony drew a crowd, some of which were representatives for Protect Our Pets, Field of Dreams Animal Shelter and the […]

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Truman State Offers New Music Class

September 17, 2014

Truman State’s music department is offering a songwriting course for the first time this fall. Charles Gran, music theory and composition professor, is the course instructor. Gran said there are three main components to the […]

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Festival Celebrates 40 years

September 14, 2014

Forty years ago, Ron Hediger set up shop at a small crafts fair in Kirksville. Yesterday, Hediger and that same crafts fair, the Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival, celebrated their 40th anniversary in the […]

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9/11 Ceremony at Kirksville Square

September 12, 2014

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Kirksville fire department held a ceremony in honor of those lost. TMN reporter Nasharee Thomas has the story.

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Early Morning Storm Sieges Kirksville

September 10, 2014

Footage captured in the early morning hours in Kirksville shows some minor flooding around Truman’s campus and damages in the area caused by severe weather on September 9th through September 10th. Reported by Dan Stewart, […]