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Nearly 500 MOGUARD Soldiers train on Fort Leonard Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Nearly 500 Missouri Army National Guard military police Soldiers are conducting their annual training on Fort Leonard Wood.


Voter turnout for primary was nearly 25 percent

Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced the unofficial voter turnout in yesterday’s primary election was 24.58 percent. Approximately 998,495 of Missouri’s 4,061,820 registered voters turned out to vote on constitutional amendments and nominate party candidates.

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State treasurer invites Missourians to search for their unclaimed property at the Missouri State Fair

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (is asking Missourians attending the State Fair to check his Unclaimed Property list for their name. The Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property team will be available to help Missourians search for and claim their property. Treasurer Zweifel holds more than $822 million in Unclaimed Property for more than 4.8 million owners. He is also asking fairgoers to help him return the military medals he protects as Unclaimed Property.

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State treasurer announces new social media campaign to enhance financial literacy among Missourian

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has announced a new push by his office to promote financial literacy among Missourians young and old through social media. As the state’s chief financial officer and a strong consumer advocate for Missourians, Treasurer Zweifel will share tips and online resources to help individuals and families with important money management topics like teaching kids about money, saving for college, exploring homeownership and investing for retirement.

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Temporary post, primaries for 120th district on August 5 ballot

    Voters at the polls on August 5 will be asked to vote twice on their ballot for State Representatives in the 120th district. There is a special election to fill the currently empty seat for the remainder of this term (to the end of this year). Those two candidates are Democrat Zechariah (Zech) Hockersmith and Republican Shawn Sisco. The primary election on this ballot is between Democrats Robert Mesger and Zechariah (Zech) Hockersmith, and Republicans Jason Chipman and Shawn Sisco. The winners of those two races will face one another in November.

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