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State and Regional News

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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Amendment 3 on November ballot faces strong opposition

JEFFERSON CITY - Public school teachers would lose some of their job protection if the teacher tenure amendment passes in November.

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Missouri voters could allow criminal history to used as evidence in child sex crime trials

JEFFERSON CITY - A call from an abused child's mother is the story behind one of the issues on Missouri's November ballot.

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Senators call into question Missouri's Ebola preparedness

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's health department director came under fire for its lack of specific state policies dealing with Ebola during a public forum on Wednesday.

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