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State and Regional News

The power of spending may not lie solely with the governor

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's legislature would have power to override budget withholdings by the governor under proposed constitutional amendment that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Amendment 10 cleared the legislature this spring in response to a 2013 state Supreme Court decision that handed the governor broad powers to control state spending approved by the legislature.

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Two St. James men seek state rep post

    Two political newcomers are seeking the office of 120th District State Representative in the November 4 election, with Republican Jason Chipman squaring off against Democrat Zech Hockersmith. Each candidate was contacted by Three Rivers Publishing and given an opportunity to share their thoughts on running for judge. Their responses follow.

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Four amendments to the MO Constitution to appear on ballot

There are four statewide ballot measures that Missouri voters will decide in the November 4, 2014 General Election. The following is a brief overview of the proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution.

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GOP congressman faces Democratic challenger

    Incumbent Jason Smith, a Republican, is facing Democrat Barbara Stocker in the race for Congressional Representative in Missouri Eighth District in the upcoming November election.
    Each candidate was contacted by Three Rivers Publishing and given an opportunity to share their thoughts on running for Congress. Their responses follow.

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Soldiers now able to intern with businesses

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – A new Soldier for Life initiative will benefit Soldiers separating from the military and employers wishing to hire veterans. Under the Army wide initiative, transitioning Soldiers have the opportunity to apply for internships and apprenticeships while still on active duty.

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