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John Britton

Britton, Influential Missouri Lobbyist, Dies at 88

John Britton died Tuesday at a Jefferson City hospital after an extended illness.

08/06/2014

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FBI Director Says Corruption, Crime Illinois Focus

FBI Director James Comey said in a visit to Springfield that stopping violent crime and public corruption are priorities in the region.

08/06/2014

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Hundreds of Transportation Projects in Limbo With Failure of Amendment 7

More than 800 transportation projects will be in limbo with the failure of Amendment 7, the $.75 sales tax.

08/06/2014

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Dooley: ‘The Voters of St. Louis County Have Spoken’

Steve Stenger had a landslide victory over incumbent Charlie Dooley in the St. Louis County Executive’s race, winning with 66 percent of the vote.

08/06/2014

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Transportation Sales Tax Defeated

A proposed transportation sales tax has been defeated in Missouri. Voters rejected proposed Constitutional Amendment 7 to impose a three-quarters cent sales tax that was projected to raise at least $540 million annually over the next decade.

08/06/2014

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Voters Approve Electronic Privacy Measure

Missouri voters have decided to bolster legal protection of electronic communications through a state constitutional amendment on digital privacy. Amendment 9 was approved as voters went to the polls Tuesday.

08/06/2014

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Election Official: ‘Unusual’ Number of People Voting Republican in North County

Rita Heard Days says people who would not normally vote Republican in North St. Louis County are doing so in this election.

08/05/2014

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Low Voter Turnout in St. Louis City

Problems have been few, Republican Director of Elections Gary Stoff tells KMOX.

08/05/2014

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Elections Director Says iPads Will Make for Smoother Check-in During Voting

About a third of polling places will be equipped with iPads instead of those thick, paper books.

08/05/2014

ormer White House press secretary James Brady speaks as his son Scott looks on during a visit to the Brady Briefing Room at the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.Brady was left confined to a wheelchair in the attempted assassination of Former US President Ronald Reagan 30 years ago. Photo: AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Reagan Aide, Gun Control Advocate Jim Brady Dies

A major trait that endeared Jim Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially when he made fun of his own boss.

08/04/2014

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