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The Missouri state chapter of the NAACP had issued an advisory of its own in June, urging travelers to "pay special attention while in the state of Missouri and certainly if contemplating spending time in Missouri." h2kyaks/Flickr hide caption

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens after securing the GOP nomination in August of 2016. Allies of Greitens are using a nonprofit group to advance his legislative agenda. Michael Thomas/AP hide caption

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Secretive Nonprofits Back Governors Around The Country

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Kris Ingram, a DJ hired to perform at a prom at The Rustic Barn, looks through debris for his equipment after the event venue in Canton, Texas, sustained major tornado damage on Sunday. Brandon Wade/Reuters hide caption

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David Cortman of the Alliance Defending Freedom speaks after representing Trinity Lutheran Church before the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Concerned Women for America hosted a rally in support of the Missouri church on the court steps. Lauren Russell/NPR hide caption

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In Church-State Playground Brawl, Justices Lean Toward The Church

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Children play on the playground at the Trinity Lutheran Child Learning Center in Columbia, Mo. Courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom hide caption

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Playground Case Could Breach Barrier Between Tax Coffers, Religious Schools

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Courts in Kansas City, Mo., can impose a maximum fine of $25 for possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana, after voters embraced a ballot initiative Tuesday. Here, three grams of marijuana is displayed. Oliver Contreras/For The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Robin Utz at her home in St. Louis, Mo. Carolina Hidalgo/KWMU hide caption

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Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions

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Former University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, who resigned his post in 2015, was paid his full salary for months afterward, according to State Auditor Nicole Galloway. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Eric Greitens, shortly before becoming governor of Missouri in January 2017. To address a revenue shortfall, Greitens cut $68 million in spending for the state's higher education system shortly after taking office. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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As State Budget Revenues Fall Short, Higher Education Faces A Squeeze

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(Left to right) Executive Councilor Chris Sununu, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, and Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb. Jim Cole, Wilson Ring, AJ Mast/AP hide caption

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The state capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri. Voters will vote on a ballot measure that would end the state's current practice of allowing unlimited campaign contributions and reimpose limits of $2,600 per candidate. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Missouri Voters To Decide Whether To Rein In Unlimited Political Cash

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., seen here in 2012, are both facing competitive elections in 2016. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

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