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Alderwoman Jennifer Florida (Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Interim St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Wants to Stay

Mayor Francis Slay named Jennifer Florida to the post through December after Sharon Quigley Carpenter decided to step down amid a nepotism investigation.

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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. Rauner, a private equity manager, faces off against State Senator Bill Brady, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State Senator Kirk Dillard in the Republican primary. (Photo: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

GOP Rauner’s Campaign Ad Used Made-Up Headlines

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring and even making up headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent.

07/24/2014

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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

Former Illinois Congressman Ken Gray file photo (Facebook/KFVS)

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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