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Entries from July 2007

SEN. KOSTER SWITCHING PARTIES! PLANS TO RUN FOR AG AS A DEMOCRAT

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Related: FiredUp Missouri: “Which of the following comes closest to your view of Sen. Chris Koster’s decision…” Daily Kos: “Missouri Republican Senator Switches Parties -Runs for AG” CDT Blog: “They call him the “Shockmaster” CDT Blog: “Koster to make “major” announcement in Columbia”

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Tags: Decision '08 · Tip Line

Ike Turner Not Mad At Mayor Slay

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Earlier this month we brought attention to a man who was trying to establish September 2nd as Ike Turner day in St. Louis. Unfortunately, Mayor Francis Slay turned that idea down in defiance to wife beaters across the great city. Fortunately for Slay, Ike Turner says he doesn’t harbor any hard feelings for the man: […]

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Missouri Cuts Back Prison Population

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Daily Journal reports:  FARMINGTON, Mo. — Missouri is leading the nation in reducing its inmate population, thanks to changes in recent years designed to get offenders back on their feet, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. In the year that ended June 30, 2006, the number of people behind bars in Missouri declined by nearly […]

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Governor’s Office Questions Missing Documents in Supreme Court Candidate Applications

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 31, 2007 Contact: Jessica Robinson, 573-751-0290 JEFFERSON CITY–Gov. Matt Blunt’s office today raised questions about information in the Supreme Court Candidates’ applications that was withheld by the Appellate Judicial Commission. The commission asserted Friday the applications they delivered to the governor’s office were complete, but a review found that documents […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · MO Supreme Court

Bond Tours US 67 Projects

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

  U.S. Sen. Christopher “Kit” Bond discusses road projects with area officials on the bridge of the Fairgrounds Interchange. From left to right: Farmington Mayor Jeannie Roberts, Bonne Terre City Manager Larry Barton, Bond, Mark Shelton of Missouri Department of Transportation, Park Hills City Administrator John Kennedy, Desloge City Administrator Greg Camp and State Sen. […]

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Tags: Senator. Kit Bond

“Fire It Up” Missouri

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

FiredUp Missouri has garnered a well deserved reputation over the years for over the top partisanship, shoddy “investigative” reporting, and in many cases – downright fabrications. Their articles are so over the top most of the time, that a better name for the website may be “Fire It Up” Missouri, since they have to be […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Blame It on the Black Community: The Attempt By Funkhouser Administration to Divert the Truth

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

From K.C. Blue Blog: In recent weeks there has been another attempt to divert reality in the other direction when it comes to the Funkhouser Administration. Much like in the past, this time it lands yet again in the minority communities. The ‘Swift Boating’ claim is that criticism of Mayor Funkhouser isn’t out of disgust […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Mayor Mark Funkhouser

CDT Blog: “GOPers Inch From YouTube Debate”

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

The New York Times writes today about two presidential candidate shying away from the Republican version of a YouTube debate set for September: Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, has turned down the invitation because of a heavy fund-raising schedule, Kevin Madden, his spokesman, said yesterday. Aides to Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former mayor […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Videos

St Louis Post-Dispatch Piece Of Trash, Part 8,266

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Another Rovian Conspiracy: Part of a running series on why St Louis’ major newspaper is doing a disservice to the city and the region. This article from yesterday’s Post-Dispatch is amazing. It’s the second hit piece that the paper has had on a developer who has purchased a variety or properties in the city of […]

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Tags: Media Bias · St. Louis

McCaskill Secures Federal Grant, low-Interest Loan to Help Vichy Purchase New Fire Truck

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture will provide federal grant dollars to the Vichy Volunteer Fire Association. The Association will also receive a federal loan. The money is being provided as part of the Department’s Rural Development funding initiative. Rural Development works to improve the economy […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill