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      Missouri revenue up 10 percent for 2013 budget year

      Figures released Wednesday show the state's general revenues totaled about $8.1 billion in the 2013 budget year.

      A new report shows Missouri collected more revenue than expected in the budget year that ended June 30.

      Figures released Wednesday show the state's general revenues totaled about $8.1 billion in the 2013 budget year. That's an increase of more than 10 percent from the previous fiscal year.

      It also topped the roughly $7.7 billion officials had projected in writing the 2013 budget.

      Gov. Jay Nixon's budget office said individual income tax collections rose 9 percent compared with the 2012 fiscal year, while corporate income taxes were up 4.5 percent. Collections from sales taxes increased 1.3 percent.

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