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Why Trump can't shut down the internet

Published Aug. 18 2016
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Donald Trump is repeating calls for the U.S. and its allies to cut off internet access to the Islamic State...

Clinton: Nation needs to bring together police, communities

Published Aug. 18 2016
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Hillary Clinton said Thursday the nation needs to work together to repair rifts between police officers and the communities they...

Trump makes first battleground state ad buys

Published Aug. 18 2016
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A new brain trust in place, Donald Trump on Thursday moved to invest nearly $5 million in battleground state advertising...

Trump shakes up staff, intent on finishing race on own terms

Published Aug. 17 2016
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Frustrated with his troubled candidacy, Donald Trump is hinging his presidential hopes on a risky bet: the fiery populism and...

Clinton's August fundraising spree: From Scranton to Cher

Published Aug. 17 2016
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Scranton isn't a standard stop on the Democratic fundraising circuit.

Trump a factor in surprisingly close Missouri Senate race

Published Aug. 14 2016
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Ask Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri about his party's presidential nominee and you'll likely get a polite but weary...

Pressuring Trump, Clinton releases 2015 tax returns

Published Aug. 13 2016
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Hillary and Bill Clinton earned $10.6 million last year, according to a tax filing released by her campaign Friday that...

After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

Published Aug. 13 2016
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It's the media's fault. That's out of context. Never said it in the first place.

Clinton portrays Trump economic plans as handouts for rich

Published Aug. 12 2016
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Hillary Clinton sought to undercut Donald Trump's claim to working class voters Thursday, portraying her Republican rival as untrustworthy on...

Beyond 'Obamacare'

Published Aug. 10 2016
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WASHINGTON—Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the nation's long-running debate over government's role...

Revamping econ plan, Trump vows tax cuts to jumpstart US

Published Aug. 9 2016
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Trying to turn the page after a tumultuous campaign stretch, Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack Monday on Hillary Clinton's...

Military community weighs in on Trump feud with Khans

Published Aug. 8 2016
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Robin Starck is a retired submarine commander who still lives in the shadow of America's largest naval base, and he's...

Trump seeks to steady campaign with economic speech

Published Aug. 8 2016
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Donald Trump is trying to shift from a disastrous stretch of his presidential campaign to one focused on policy...

Clinton's 'Moscow Spring' ended as Putin returned to power

Published Aug. 8 2016
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As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic "Moscow Spring," seizing on Vladimir Putin's break from the presidency...

Kander holds opioid roundtable

Published Aug. 5 2016
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Missouri is the last state in the nation without a prescription drug monitoring (PDMP) bill.

Greitens goes macho to win governor primary

Published Aug. 4 2016
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In the final days before Missouri's Republican gubernatorial primary, candidate Eric Greitens responded to a Democratic attack ad by firing...

Kansas governor's allies suffer primary backlash

Published Aug. 4 2016
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Gov. Sam Brownback assured the public the income tax cuts he championed would stimulate the Kansas economy, supply plenty...

Trump ignites new tensions in GOP

Published Aug. 3 2016
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As Republican loyalists continue to flee, Donald Trump ignited new party tensions Tuesday by refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul...

Two races key local voters' interest

Published Aug. 3 2016
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Voters polled by the News Tribune throughout Tuesday said hotly contested GOP primaries for Cole County sheriff and Missouri governor...

Kuensting wins GOP public administrator nomination

Published Aug. 3 2016
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Joe Kuensting won the Republican nomination for Cole County public administrator with 42 percent of the vote and will move...

Scheperle wins GOP bid for Cole County commissioner

Published Aug. 3 2016
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Incumbent Kris Scheperle won the Republican primary for Cole County Western District commissioner by defeating challenger Janet Ousley, 64.9 percent...

Jefferson City sales tax sails to a win

Published Aug. 3 2016
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Jefferson City's half-cent capital improvement sales tax will stick around for another five years.

Cole County voter turnout tops 35 percent

Published Aug. 3 2016
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The turnout for Tuesday's primary election in Cole County exceeded the prediction of County Clerk Steve Korsmeyer.