Top Stories: Missouri House Republican Bruce DeGroot of Chesterfield has pre-filed a measure for the upcoming legislative session that would bar cities from banning breeds of dogs. KMOV reports at least 43 areas have breed specific bans across Missouri according to BSL Census. Springfield’s recent ban on pit-bulls was successfully suspended by a petition drive, and voters will determine its future. And there’s growing support for a proposal to massively overhaul the tax structure in Missouri. Republican Senator Bill Eigel of Weldon Spring has a plan that reduces the top state income tax rate from 5.9-to-4.8 percent.