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Missouri Lottery Says Game Choices Affect Funding

A decline in the amount of Missouri Lottery proceeds provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play during the past year, a Lottery official said.

07/24/2014

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Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.

07/22/2014

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New York Times Tips Hat To Judge Ronnie White

St. Louis’ newest federal judge is already the subject of an editorial in The New York Times.

07/20/2014

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Remembering Ex-Congressman Ken Gray

Democrat represented parts of southern Illinois for a dozen terms

07/19/2014

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Survey: Who’s Leading the Race for County Executive?

Remington Research Group did a survey to see where Steve Stenger and incumbent Charlie Dooley stand.

07/18/2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Durbin Wants Air Base Site Named in Dixon’s Honor

A building at southwestern Illinois Air Force base will bear the name of late former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, if a federal lawmaker from Illinois gets his way.

07/17/2014

All of the candidates for County Executive sit before a crowded room in Florissant. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

RAW: County Executive Candidates Speak for Themselves

Each candidate was given one minute to respond to a question from the League of Women Voters moderator.

07/17/2014

Candidates for St. Louis County Executive prepare for a forum on July 17, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

County Executive Candidates Spar

Every challenger promised to do some form of audit of county government.

07/17/2014

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Gov. Quinn Faces Questions About Anti-Violence Program

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is facing a steady stream of questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.

07/16/2014

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Medical Marijuana Rules OK’d By Illinois Committee

An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.

07/15/2014

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