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October 2014
KSHB-TV: Sen. Claire McCaskill roots on Kansas City Royals at Game 6, will return for Game 7

Sen. Claire McCaskill was rooting on the Boys in Blue at Game 6 Tuesday night.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: All Riverview Gardens high and middle school students to get iPads; teachers to get Macs and iPads

Three schools in the Riverview Gardens School District have received an Apple ConnectEd computer grant which will provide an iPad for every student, a Mac and iPad for every teacher and administrator, an Apple TV for every classroom, and other items.

Kansas City Star: World Series wagers: Barbecue, beer, Ghirardelli chocolate and Marilyn Maye

There’s a lot at stake in this World Series as everyone from dog lovers to Episcopal bishops have bets riding on the outcome.

The New York Times: Takata Airbag Recall Faces Rising Scrutiny

Capitol Hill increased pressure on the Japanese auto supplier Takata and federal safety regulators on Wednesday as two senators demanded wider recalls to fix millions of defective airbags and a House committee said it wanted a fuller accounting of how the recalls were handled.

KSHB-TV: Politicians, theme parks and universities place bets on Royals win

From the mayor to a U.S. senator, bets are on to see which team will win the 2014 World Series.

The Hill: Senators demand delay in recreational vehicle safety rules

A bipartisan group of senators urged the Consumer Product Safety Commission not to issue a safety standard for recreational off-highway vehicles.

KCUR: Avila Students Hear From Sen. McCaskill About Sexual Assault

Avila University students said a meeting with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill Wednesday afternoon taught them important things about the definition of sexual assault, what their school was doing to combat it and how to involve law enforcement in the event of an attack.

Washington Post: McCaskill visits Missouri college campuses to get input on sexual assault bill

Sending your daughter to college may improve her career prospects, but it also increases her chance of becoming the victim of a sexual assault.

St. Louis American: Judge White takes oath for federal bench

Judge Ronnie L. White was administered the oath of office to join the bench on the United States District Court’s Eastern District of Missouri in a lively, emotional investiture ceremony held Friday afternoon in the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.

Columbia Missourian: GEORGE KENNEDY: Sexual violence finally has attention of those with influence

The Reynolds Alumni Center room was packed Tuesday morning for Sen. Claire McCaskill’s “listening session” on the subject of sexual abuse on campus. It struck me that who was present might be even more important than what was said.

Springfield News-Leader: McCaskill hears from area college students on sexual assault legislation

"What is sexual assault?" The question posed to students by Sen. Claire McCaskill received little reaction during her visit to Missouri State University on Wednesday. She was on campus to discuss proposed legislation on combating sexual violence on college campuses.

KMBZ : Senator McCaskill is tackling the issues of campus sexual assault

Claire McCaskill stopped by the metro to talk about a dark subject. The Missouri Senator has introduced legislation, taking aim at campus sexual assault.

KMBZ: Senator McCaskill is tackling the issues of campus sexual assault

Claire McCaskill stopped by the metro to talk about a dark subject. The Missouri Senator has introduced legislation, taking aim at campus sexual assault.

The Kansas City Star: Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campus tour on sexual violence comes to Kansas City

There is a disconnect between the programs colleges and universities in Missouri offer to help victims of sexual violence on campus and what students know exists.

The Maneater: McCaskill visits MU to discuss sexual violence on campus

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) visited the MU campus Tuesday morning to speak to a crowd concerned with sexual violence on campus.

KY3: Combating college sexual assaults topic of discussion in Springfield

Educators and students from area colleges, and even criminal prosecutors met today to talk about combating sexual assaults on campus.  Senator Claire McCaskill was in town on her tour of colleges across the state, getting input for her proposed legislation to combat college sexual assaults.

Ozarks Public Radio: McCaskill Queries University, Law Enforcement Officials on Title IX Policy

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says legislation aimed at curbing campus sexual assaults will be redrafted to encompass some of the suggestions received this week.

The Eagle 93.9: McCaskill Continues Work on Sexual Assault Legislation

Sexual assaults on college and university campuses goes largely unreported and without a conviction. Now, Senator Claire McCaskill is touring campuses across the state working on legislation to standardize how schools should handle these assault cases.

The Griffon News: Senator visits Western

Due to new legislation and changes to old understandings, one local politician has taken it upon herself to help educate Missouri college campuses regarding sexual violence.

Kirksville Daily Express: McCaskill leads talk on sexual assaults

Colleges and universities across the nation must do a better job of more quickly connecting victims of sexual assault with law enforcement to aid in potential future prosecution of offenders, just one of the many steps U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill suggested institutions of higher education take during a visit to Truman State University on Tuesday.

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