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Independent candidate certified for prosecutor race

In Cole County

Anji Gandhi will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as an independent candidate for Cole County prosecutor.

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Highway officials fear rise in fatalities

Missouri transportation officials warned Wednesday of a potential rise in traffic fatalities and bridge closures, after voters defeated a sales tax hike that would have funded hundreds of highway and transportation projects across the state.

Right to Farm opponents weigh recount option

Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment were weighing a recount request Wednesday, a day after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins.

With US aimed the wrong way, most want new leaders

Congress has checked out, and the American people have noticed.

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Voters reject Cole County zoning

Cole County voters have rejected a proposal to adopt countywide zoning in what turned out to be a tight race.

Transportation sales tax defeated

Missouri voters defeated a multi-billion-dollar sales tax hike for transportation Tuesday, a significant setback for highway officials who have warned that the state soon won’t have enough money to repair all of its aging roads and bridges.

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Constitutional amendments bring voters to polls

31 percent of voters turn out in Cole County

Though voter turnout in Cole County did not meet expectations, the Cole County clerk says he’s pleased with Tuesday’s turnout.

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Korsmeyer wins GOP race for Cole County Clerk

Steve Korsmeyer won the three-way Republican race for Cole County clerk in Tuesday’s primary election.

Russellville, Ashland voters approve sewer bond issues

Chamois, St. Elizabeth school districts OK proposals

Russellville and Ashland voters both overwhelmingly approved sewer bond issues Tuesday.

Luetkemeyer wins renomination, will face Denton in November

Leonard and Velma Steinman talked about running against each other in November for the right to succeed U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer in Congress.

Other Congressional incumbents prevail

Five members of Missouri’s congressional delegation tapped enormous advantages in campaign cash and name recognition to easily survive primary election challenges Tuesday.

GOP regains veto-proof majority in Missouri House

Republicans regained a two-thirds majority in the Missouri House Tuesday heading into a big showdown with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over his vetoes of tax breaks, abortion restrictions and other issues.

Hurst nominated for second term in Missouri House

Mid-Missouri Republicans have nominated incumbent Tom Hurst for a second two-year term serving the 62nd House District in the state Legislature.

Nov. ballot to feature teacher evaluation plan

An initiative proposing a new teacher evaluation system will go before Missouri voters in November, after the state’s top election official confirmed Tuesday that it had received enough petition signatures.

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts defeats tea partyer

Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts edged out Milton Wolf in Kansas’ primary Tuesday night as mainstream conservatives dealt another blow to the tea party movement. A GOP businessman swamped a first-term Michigan congressman, upending his re-election bid.