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Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leaves a campaign event on September 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Downstate Ill. Newspapers Endorse Rauner For Governor

Belleville News Democrat editorial among those suggesting vote for Republican

10/19/2014

HOLLYWOOD, FL - MAY 11:  A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine May 11, 2004 during the grand opening for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. South Florida's Seminole Indian Tribe has opened the state's biggest casino complex. The hotel has 500 rooms, 4,000 video gaming machines, poker tables and several restaurants. The public area has large ballrooms and a six-acre pool site with a 180-foot water slide. The Seminoles have shown big profits in past years by selling tax-free cigarettes and operating bingo halls, but the Hard Rock is its biggest venture thus far.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Legality of Sweepstakes Machines Questioned in Report

The legality of machines similar to video gambling, but aren’t subject to the same regulations, is being questioned in a new report.

10/17/2014

WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rauner: From ‘Right to Work Zones’ to ‘Opportunity Zones’

Bruce Rauner is now downplaying the “right-to-work zones” that were a part of his platform in the primary.

10/17/2014

St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Meets with Protestors and Their List of Demands

Some are calling it productive, others – more of the same, as St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay met with area protestors.

10/17/2014

Steve Stenger and Rick Stream

KMOX, KSDK To Host St. Louis County Executive Debate

KMOX and KSDK are teaming up to host a debate between Rick Stream and Steve Stenger, the two candidates for St. Louis County Executive.

10/16/2014

AFP PHOTO/Manuel Pedraza/Getty Images

Florissant Councilman Charged with Solicitation

A city councilman from Florissant has been arrested in St. Louis on a charge of soliciting prostitution.

10/16/2014

Demonstrators protest on Oct. 11, 2014, in St. Louis, the shooting death of Michael Brown. Civil rights organizations, protest groups and people from around the country were protesting the August 9 shooting of Brown, 18, which involved Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the suburban town of Ferguson near St. Louis. (Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Slay to Meet with Police Protesters

Young Activists United agrees to city hall session this afternoon.

10/16/2014

Lesley McSpadden, mother of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown speaks during a press conference at Jennings Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, on August 11, 2014 in Jennings, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Michael Brown’s Mother Does Not Want Him as Write-In Candidate

Lesley McSpadden says though people may be well-intentioned, her family does not need the additional drama in their lives.

10/15/2014

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay Announces Support for Steve Stenger

Bucking a group of local African-American Democrats who are endorsing his opponent, Congressman Lacy Clay announced he is backing Steve Stenger for St. Louis County Executive.

10/15/2014

Getty/ Jeffery Phelps

Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.

10/15/2014

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