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Ella Jones (right) hugs her opponent Adrienne Hawkins, minutes before the polls close. They wished each other luck, and said no matter which one of them is elected, today's vote is a win. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Historic Vote Puts Three African Americans on Ferguson City Council

Nearly 29 percent of the city’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election – more than three times the previous elections’ averages.

04/07/2015

Photo: Getty/Joe Raedle

Missouri House Panel Considers Eliminating Daylight Savings

A Republican lawmaker says Missouri should lead the way in eliminating the annual ritual of switching clocks an hour forward and then back again.

03/09/2015

EARTH CITY, MO - JANUARY 17: St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke addresses the media during a press conference at the Russell Training Center on January 17, 2012 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ground Churning Around Proposed LA Stadium

The dirt is flying in Inglewood, and so is speculation that St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is charging forward with building a new stadium on the site of the former Hollywood Park.

02/10/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

SURVEY: St. Louis Voters 2-to-1 Against New Rams Stadium

Missouri Alliance for Freedom study shows 70% think public subsidies a “bad idea.”

01/28/2015

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Voter Turnout in Missouri Pegged at 35.23 Percent

Secretary of State Jason Kander says about 35.23 percent of eligible Missouri voters participated in this year’s elections.

11/05/2014

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GOP Veto-Proof Majority in Mo. Voters’ Hands

State party chairs doing last-minute pitches for candidates.

10/26/2014

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Missouri Teacher Tenure Could Change to Performance Standards

The amendment would forgo teacher tenure in favor of performance evaluations. Grades would determine standards for pay and dismissals for Missouri teachers.

10/23/2014

Steve Stenger and Rick Stream

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.

10/02/2014

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Online Voting Tool Makes it Easier to Find Information on Politicians

If you’re an issue-oriented voter, some new online tools can help you make up your mind. Project Vote Smart has accumulated so much data on politicians that it has devised new tools to allow you to get through it more quickly.

09/26/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Lawmakers Send 8 Issues to Voters

Lawmakers have referred an unusually large number of constitutional amendments to the ballot for voters to decide.

05/19/2014

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