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3:51 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Newscast for August 13, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Updated news on the Missouri State Fair rodeo clown incident,
  • Mo. Supreme Court rejects lawsuit on animal shelters,
  • Vicky Hartzler speaks at military event.
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3:10 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Mo. Supreme Court rejects animal shelter lawsuit

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The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a law that raised the state's licensing fees on animal shelters.

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States and two other animal shelters was moot. The court noted the suit challenged the procedure by which a 2010 licensing law was passed, but that lawmakers had changed the law again in 2011.

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Arts and Culture
5:52 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Jefferson City City Council passes resolution to explore turning animal shelter into museum

The City Council passed a resolution Monday to explore the possibility of using the building to display exhibits for a firefighter museum.

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5:40 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Animal shelters exempted from licensing fees

Humane Society

Some Missourians are upset about a recent bill that passed the Missouri House of Representatives that would exempt animal shelters from licensing fees.

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9:09 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Mo. legislation would reduce licensing fees

The Missouri House is considering legislation reducing the fees placed on animal shelters.

Missouri lawmakers are considering changes to state licensing fees for dog breeders and animal shelters.

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