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State Sen. Mike Parson Runs for Governor

State Senator Mike Parson announced Thursday that he will be running for Governor.


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Kansas City Police Increase Security for Mayor Sly James

Kansas City police have increased security for Mayor Sly James after he received a threat through his campaign website.


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Campaign of Late Missouri Auditor Returns $480,000 to Donors

Nearly $480,000 in donations to the late Republican Auditor Tom Schweich has been returned to donors so far, campaign finance records released this week show.


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CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign

“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”



Mo. Senator: ‘There’s No Need To Be Regulating Backyard Barbecues’

If an EPA study results in regulating propane barbecue grills, one Missouri senator says it could be a real battle.


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James Patterson Donates to Left Bank Books

Thanks to a holiday windfall, Left Bank Books in St. Louis plans to install a security system and possibly update its phones.


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Political Science Professor: Coalition’s Strategy Likely Ineffective Punishment

Political science professor Dave Robertson says the Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Coalition’s announcement isn’t likely to ruin Democrat Steve Stenger’s campaign.


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Democrat Ends Campaign In US Senate Race In Kansas

The Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas had ended his campaign.



Anti-Smurfing Campaign To Be Unveiled in St. Louis

Missouri Retailers Association President David Overfelt tells KMOX the campaign is designed to enlist the public in the fight.


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Video Blasting ‘Corn Dog’ Candidate Goes Viral

A South Dakota Republican campaign video depicting a Democratic House candidate jet-setting around the globe to earn environmental degrees and hosting a “raucous” corn dog party has gone viral, and both sides are claiming they benefit from the Web hits.



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