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Friday 12/12/2014
Nixon on Ferguson: VIDEO
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 5:48 pm

In a wide ranging interview with MoGrapeshot, Mo Gov Jay Nixon discusses the role racial insensitivity played in the Ferguson protests.

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Wednesday 03/19/2014
Shine a Light
Updated: March 19, 2014 - 2:41 pm

This is Sunshine Week across the country.

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Saturday 03/15/2014
High Times
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 12:50 pm

There was a time not too long ago when holding a town hall meeting on reforming marijuana laws held at East Central College would be incomprehensible. 

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Monday 03/10/2014
Schatz vs. Jones in 26th
Updated: March 10, 2014 - 2:30 pm

State Sen. Brian Nieves is leaving the Senate the same way he entered it — by blasting the “establishment” and local Republicans that he doesn’t approve of.

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Sunday 02/23/2014
The 2016 Presidential Race Will Be Awful For Everyone
Updated: February 23, 2014 - 11:14 am

WASHINGTON — Is it possible that the 2016 presidential campaign is already a mess? You're probably not thinking much about it, which is healthy. No wonder you're looking so trim and your cheeks are pink. But the candidates in the thick of it can't ignore the noise, and that's not healthy.

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Tuesday 01/21/2014
Subscribing To Local Newspaper is An Act of Civic Virtue
Posted: January 21, 2014

Our democracy depends on local journalism, whether it's a beat reporter slogging through yet another under-attended local commission meeting, or a state political reporter with enough of an ear to the ground to know where the governor might be when he isn't where he says he is, or a traffic columnist who's nobody's fool.

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Friday 10/26/2012
Dear Undecided Voter: Do you exist?
Updated: October 26, 2012 - 2:34 pm

Do you exist?  John Dickerson, Slate political writer, asked that question of his readers recently. That got us at MoGrapeshot wondering the same thing.

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Tuesday 10/02/2012
McCaskill Works Franklin County
Posted: October 02, 2012

Akin Conspicuously Absent

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Wednesday 08/08/2012
Primary Colors
Updated: August 09, 2012 - 8:37 am

There were few local surprises in Tuesday’s primary election. The contested races were mostly on the Republican ballot and the outcomes were, for the most part, predictable.

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Tuesday 07/24/2012
Don't Name It After Me
Updated: July 24, 2012 - 4:39 pm

Should Public Buildings/Bridges Be Named After Politicians?

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