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Mo. Tax Cut Dissenters Draw Little Primary Challenge

The so-called “Flimsy 15″ were reportedly told they could face opposition if they voted with Gov. Nixon.


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Capitol Perspectives: A Possible Rain Making Session

Missouri’s legislative session has begun on a note of partisan politics that suggests political campaigns will be a dominate undercurrent for the election-year session.


Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Mo. Charter Schools Group Defends Education Commissioner

State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.


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Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer Overhaul

The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.



Mark Reardon: Reardon Roundtable & The St. Louis Scottish Games

The St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival gets underway tonight and tomorrow in Forest Park. Mark Sutherland has all the details.


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Missouri Teachers Group Running Ads Against Tax Cut

The Missouri chapter of the National Education Association says the TV and radio spots began running Tuesday and will continue for a week.


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Votes on Mo. Income Tax Cut Could Draw Challengers

The leader of a conservative group said that it may recruit primary challengers to run against any Republican lawmaker who votes “no” on an attempt to override the veto.


Riverview Gardens parents gather to ask questions regarding transfers on July 15, 2013.

Riverview Parents Raise Transfer Questions, Concerns

There was a chance for about 150 Riverview Gardens parents to have their transfer questions answered at a meeting Monday night.


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Sinquefield Puts $100K More Into Teacher Evaluation Plan

The Missouri businessman has put an additional $100,000 into a potential ballot initiative limiting teacher contracts and requiring schools to use a performance-based evaluation system for staff.



Candid Camera Captures State Senators Discussing Campaign Cash

They were there to learn about crime prevention in their district, but the talks soon turned to politics and campaign cash.