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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Town Hall Meetings Planned In Ferguson

Mayor James Knowles says first sessions will “clear up misinformation that is circulating.”

09/17/2014

Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Sen. McCaskill: ISIS Is “Real Threat That Can’t Be Allowed to Grow”

Sen. Claire McCaskill sat in on Tuesday’s hearing where that possibility was raised by General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

09/17/2014

Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

PROMO: Missouri’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Costing State $36 Million

Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.

09/16/2014

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka holds a news conference to announce the "Workers Stand for America" campaign and event at the National Press Club July 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. Trumka and other labor leaders said that working people, both union and non-union, are invited to participate in the event August 11 in Philadelphia, two weeks before the Republican and Democratic party national conventions  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AFL-CIO President Trumka in Town for Statewide Convention

H predicts there will not be a regime change in Illinois this November.

09/15/2014

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Missouri Education Commissioner to Resign

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said Monday that she plans to resign later this year, ending a tenure during which she repeatedly came under criticism as the state adopted new school accreditation standards and dealt with struggling districts.

09/15/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Missouri Offers Grants to Help Cities Fix Streets

Cities and towns short on extra cash could get state help to improve street safety and other infrastructure issues.

09/15/2014

Ann Callis

Where Does Congressional Candidate Ann Callis Live?

Report: Former judge has homes in Troy, Ill. and Kirkwood, Mo.

09/14/2014

Protestors display signs during a peaceful rally in Canfield Apartments and along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri  on August 23, 2014 as the community prepares to rebuild and heal after the days of unrest following the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9th.     (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

New Focus On Minority Voting After Michael Brown’s Death

Local elections hardly ever get the turnout of national elections

09/13/2014

Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Capitol Perspectives: He’s No Cato the Younger

Unless he chooses to run for the state Senate in two years, the legislature’s recent veto session may mark the statehouse conclusion for one of the most politically collaborative lawmakers I’ve covered.

09/12/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (R) walks the sidelines prior to the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

16 Women U.S. Senators Write Goodell

Missouri’s Claire McCaskill did not. She tells KMOX she called commissioner instead.

09/11/2014

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