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Politics
4:26 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Zweifel launches website to track down owners of military medals

President Barack Obama awards the Purple Heart to a soldier standing at attention, April 7, 2009 at Camp Victory, Iraq
Credit Pete Souza / United States Government

Missouri state treasurer Clint Zweifel hopes some online assistance will help his office track down the rightful owners or family heirs of more than 120 abandoned military medals.

Zweifel promoted a new state law today that allows him to publicly share the names, last known addresses and other identifying information of possible medal owners. The unclaimed property includes three Purple Heart medals. The Purple Heart is one of the highest military honors.

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State Fair
8:40 am
Thu August 9, 2012

State Fair may hold bounty in unclaimed property

mostatefair.com

The Missouri treasurer's office will have a team at the State Fair to help people determine if they have any unclaimed property being held by the state.

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel says his office has about $700 million in unclaimed property. Members of his office's unclaimed property team will be at the Mathewson Exhibition Center throughout the fair.

The fair runs was opening Thursday and runs through Aug. 19.

Zweifel says more than 400 account owners found $90,000 at the fair last year. People can also search for unclaimed property on the treasurer's website.

Politics
8:19 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Mo. returns record amount of unclaimed property

Clint Zweifel
Office of Treasurer

The Missouri treasurer's office says it returned a record amount of lost property to people in fiscal year 2012.

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Politics
6:33 pm
Thu October 20, 2011

Unclaimed Property Website Goes Live

Boone County currently holds unclaimed property totaling more than $50,000.  County Treasurer Nicole Galloway announced Tuesday a new website where residents can now search and find unclaimed property they are owed. The website, ShowMeBoone.com/Treasurer, makes Boone County the first one in Missouri to implement such a tool for its residents. 

By Robert Partyka

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PM Newscast
10:05 am
Thu October 20, 2011

Newscast for October 20, 2011

  • Libyans in Columbia react to the death of Moammar Gadhafi.
  • Missouri farmers benefit from Free Trade Agreements.
  • University of Missouri Board of Curators approves a retirement plan for new employees.
  • The Missouri House tries to work out the differences over a wide-ranging tax credit bill.
  • Another case of Listeria tainted cantaloupe has been identified in northwest Missouri.
  • Boone County launches a new website, ShowmeBoone.com/Treasurer to help residents find out whether or not they have unclaime