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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Gov. Pat Quinn Open to Helping Out Children Who Fled Central America

More than 300 unaccompanied kids from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala that made it to the U.S. border are being housed in facilities in the state.

07/30/2014

Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot

The last day the election board can accept an application for an absentee ballot by mail is today, July 30.

07/30/2014

US President Barack Obama (C) looks at a large soda at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas City, Missouri, before having dinner with four local residents July 29, 2014.  (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Eats Ribs With 4 Kansas City Letter Writers

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

07/29/2014

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Illinois to Ask Voters About Taxing Millionaires

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.

07/29/2014

The Mark Reardon Show – 7/29/14 – Mike Deering, Kathy Warnick

Mike Deering –Pro Amendment 1– is a family farmer in Montgomery City, Missouri. He also serves as Executive Vice President for the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. Kathy Warnick–Con Amendment 1– is the President of the Humane […]

07/29/2014

Steve Stenger, county councilman and candidate for county executive.

Steve Stenger Talks Children’s Services Fund, Google Fiber, City-County Merger

This week, KMOX’s Charlie Brennan is doing extended interviews with the Democratic candidates for St. Louis County Executive.

07/29/2014

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Expert: Primaries Often More Important Than General Elections

With a week to go until the primary election, you can expect to be hearing and seeing a lot of ads in key races.

07/29/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon: Illegal Immigrant Children Don’t Strain State Resources

Gov. Jay Nixon says children who ended up in Missouri after the recent immigrant surge have not been putting a strain on state resources.

07/29/2014

Photo: Getty/Taylor Hill

Nixon: Arming Teachers is Not Guarantee of Safer Schools

Nixon says he KO’d the Republican-backed measure because it was seeking to nullify federal gun control laws.

07/29/2014

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Lottery Ticket Would Aid Missouri Veterans

The proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot calls for establishment of a veterans lottery scratch-off ticket.

07/29/2014