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Charter Communications shown at former company headquarters in Town and Country, Missouri on May 26, 2015, has proposed a three-way merger with cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Stenger ‘Optimistic’ About Charter’s St. Louis Jobs

He says his staff was on the phone with Charter executives as soon as news of the purchase broke Tuesday morning.

05/27/2015

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Ferguson Mayor Recall Petitions To Be Submitted Today

Both sides speak out at Tuesday City Council meeting

05/27/2015

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Missouri Democratic State Rep. Otto to Run for US Congress

Democratic Missouri state House Rep. Bill Otto announced Tuesday he’s running to represent the state’s 2nd Congressional District in suburban St. Louis.

05/26/2015

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Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of Slots

Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.

05/26/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles addresses a press conference with the announcement that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19.     Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Recall Ferguson Mayor James Knowles?

Group to present petition signatures at Tuesday night meeting

05/25/2015

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Illinois Schools Still Fattening Pensions

Chicago Tribune analysis says state law hasn’t been a deterrent

05/24/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month at Adas Israel Congregation May 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama's visit to the synagogue also coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, "when government officials in Europe and North America take part in synagogue visits and other events to highlight their commitment to combating anti-Semitism."  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Fast Track Bill

McCaskill, Blunt, & Kirk side with President Obama’s request, while Durbin opposes

05/23/2015

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Blunt, McCaskill Want Answers from St. Louis VA

The senators’ letter also raises questions about 45 areas of concern, including reports of unsanitary conditions.

05/21/2015

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Stenger: Diehl Resignation Presents Challenges

Stenger noted getting legislation passed that enables a sales tax for law enforcement is a priority.

05/20/2015

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Multiple DUI Offenders Could Have Another Chance at Driving

Some lawmakers say there are some drivers who should have driving privileges.

05/20/2015

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Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.

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