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Why Sanders keeps winning but may not be Democratic nominee

The standard line in Bernie Sanders’ campaign speeches goes like this: “Despite what the corporate media is telling you, there is a path to the nomination.”

Poll: Americans overwhelmingly view Trump negatively

For Americans of nearly every race, gender, political persuasion and location, disdain for Donald Trump runs deep, saddling the Republican front-runner with unprecedented unpopularity as he tries to overcome recent campaign setbacks.

Trump eyes shift to policy ‘meat’ as convention fight looms

Republican Donald Trump signaled a shift toward “more meat on the bone” in his policy speeches Wednesday amid new signs of campaign discord, a day after his stinging Wisconsin defeat

Sales tax renewal was biggest voter draw

A relatively quiet county sales tax renewal issue was the biggest — and for many, the only — issue Jefferson City voters faced Tuesday at the polls, which also were quiet.

Cole County sales tax sails to win

Prop. A renewed with nearly 80 percent approval

Cole County voters approved an extension of the half-cent capital improvement sales tax Tuesday by what might be the largest percentage since it started.

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Jefferson City Council incumbents keep seats

Ward 2, 4 incumbents retain seats against challengers

Though two wards saw contested races, the Jefferson City Council will change very little at its next meeting.

Cole County residents decide issues, races

Voters in Cole County towns and villages cast ballots on a variety of contested races, as well as a few tax issues.

Osage County weighs in on tax issues

In Osage County, Westphalia Special Road District voters continued their current tax levy, $0.1725, for a four-year period through Aug. 31, 2020, with 41 “yes” votes and 10 “no” votes.

Blair Oaks incumbents keep school board seats

Blair Oaks School Board incumbents Greg Russell and John Weber will maintain their seats as school board members for another three years.

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Fulton approves sales tax for parks, stormwater

Callaway County voters face various ballot issues

Residents on Tuesday voted decisively to impose a half-cent sales tax on their city for park and stormwater projects. The city voted 792 in favor to 479 opposed to add the new sales tax, or about 60 percent approval.

Influx of write-in votes slows Miller County count

A “massive amount” of write-ins caused the Miller County clerk’s office to have an election night that went past 10 p.m., said Clinton Jenkins, the county clerk.

Southern Boone to move ahead with expansion

$7.5M bond issue passes with majority

A $7.5 million bond issue in the Southern Boone School District passed with a wide margin of victory, and the district will move forward with construction in the next couple of weeks.

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Moniteau County library 2-cent levy hike passes

A 2-cent levy increase for the Moniteau County Library District Subdistrict 1 passed 446-103, a margin of 81.24 percent.

Kansas City, St. Louis voters renew cities' earnings taxes

Voters in Missouri's two biggest cities overwhelmingly renewed a decades-old earnings tax for the second time in five years, siding with their mayors, who warned that losing the hundreds of millions of dollars in yearly revenue could be ruinous.

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Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump’s chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party’s convention.