Among the stories featured in The Turner Report in November:
Nov. 30- A former Department of Social Services employee pleaded guilty to identity theft charges.
Nov. 30- KOAM anchor Rhonda Justice announced her departure after three years.
Nov. 27- In an excerpt from The Turner Report book, I noted how Rep. Bryan Stevenson, R-Webb City, attempted to derail nursing home reform, shortly after accepting a considerable amount of campaign cash from a new lobbyist for the Missouri Health Care Association.
Nov. 26- The Missouri Supreme Court will hear a request on Feb. 28 to have Memorial Middle School shooter Thomas Gregory White's case returned to the juvenile division.
Nov. 21- Sen. Norma Champion, R-Springfield, has filed papers indicating she will seek statewide office in 2012 when she will be 79 years old.
Nov. 17- The MySpace page of David Sesley Spears, who is accused of murdering his nine-year-old stepdaughter Rowan Ford of Stella, disappeared.
Nov. 16- A Bell County, Texas jury convicted East Newton High School graduate Timothy Doan Payne of murdering two people connected to a Killeen strip club.
Nov. 15- Only four of the original 17 defendants, including Rep. John Bowman, D-St. Louis, remain in a bank and credit card fraud case.
Nov. 14- Rep. Charlie Shields, R-St. Joseph, a recipients of loads of casino-connected contributions, says he will reintroduce legislation to remove loss limits.
Nov. 10- The MySpace page of Chris Collings, 32, Wheaton, one of two men accused of the rape and murder of nine-year-old Rowan Ford of Stella, is examined.
Nov. 9- The Missouri Supreme Court issued a writ preventing Jasper County Circuit Court Judge David Mouton from proceeding with the trial of Memorial Middle School shooter Thomas Gregory White.
Nov. 9- Rep. John Bowman, D-St. Louis, will be tried separately from other defendants on bank and credit card fraud charges.
Nov. 8- Rep. Rodney Hubbard, D-St. Louis, has received more than $5,000 in lobbyists' gifts this year.
Nov. 6- The stepfather of murdered nine-year-old Rowan Ford of Stella, David Wesley Spears, admitted to committing a crime, driving without a license, as the police continued to gather evidence prior to arresting him. This post also noted a DWI charge against Spears and its slow progress through the judicial system.
Nov. 6- A settlement, so far undisclosed, was reached in a civil rights lawsuit against Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon.
Nov. 5- Speaker of the House Rod Jetton, R-Marble Hill, explained why he supports former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president.
Nov. 4- Court documents show Evan R. Daniels of Polymer Wood Technologies, the company set to take over part of the old O'Sullivan Industries plant in Lamar, has a record of bankruptcies and broken promises.
Nov. 1- Missouri Ethics Commission documents show a lobbyist for retired billionaire voucher supporter Rex Sinquefield lavishing gifts on St. Louis city officials.
Nov. 1- Former Rep. Carl Bearden, R-St. Charles, spread more of billionaire voucher supporter Rex Sinquefield's money around to state legislators.