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Monday, Nov 30, 2015

Regional Beat

Along for the Ride: A look at seat belt use among back seat passengers

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This weekend, many are hitting the roads to head home after visits to faraway families and friends.

Missouri minority students suspended at disproportionate rate

Jefferson City News Tribune

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Stephen Shamburger spends his days trying to connect.

Blue Cross cancellation sends members scrambling

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Rick Jago talks about his doctor  at Northwestern University in emotional terms.

Aaron Schock's lawyers voluntarily providing records sought by feds

Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON – Lawyers for former Rep. Aaron Schock R-Ill. said Friday they are voluntarily providing records sought by federal prosecutors in order to avoid a “prolonged legal battle.”

Hillary Clinton lines up heavy hitters for Illinois delegate slate

Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is running Illinois delegate slates packed with some of the best-connected political figures in the state the Sun-Times has learned.

State vendor payment program suspended because of budget stalemate

Peoria Journal-Star

SPRINGFIELD — Already facing payment delays because of the state’s ongoing budget problems, some vendors have now lost another lifeline for getting what they are owed.

Missouri Legislature spends time, and money, on committee meetings

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

JEFFERSON CITY • Suspicions that fetal body parts were being sold for profit caused an uproar among Republican lawmakers this summer, prompting parallel investigations by the Missouri House and Senate.

Arrests for drunken boating plummet on Missouri waterways

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

KANSAS CITY • Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol in 2011.

Rauner faces challenges in move to block Syrian refugees

Chicago Sun-Times

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner says his moratorium attempting to block Syrian refugees from resettling in Illinois is simply a request for the Obama administration to “take a deep breath” and tighten…

Moody's warns budget gap, pensions could push Illinois credit rating lower

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

CHICAGO • Illinois' credit rating could move even closer to "junk" if its already large pension liability and budget deficit grow, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.