Missouri Expected To Set Up McCaskill-Hawley Senate Clash In Primary

By SUMMER BALLENTINE , Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s hopes of winning a third term in Republican-dominated Missouri could depend both on convincing voters she’s sufficiently moderate and how voters feel about President Donald Trump, who is backing her presumptive Republican challenger. It’s not an easy task considering Trump…

Sen. McCaskill Speaks On Impact Of Tariffs For Maryland Heights Manufacturer

Maryland Heights, MO  (KTRS)  Senator Claire McCaskill continues to speak out against the impact tariffs are having on companies. On Monday, McCaskill visited Duetsch Precision in Maryland Heights. McCaskill said the tariffs could have a devastating impact on the auto parts manufacturer, “ This tariff could actually result in the closing of this facility with the…

Mallinckrodt to Fund $10M in Research at Wash University

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pharmaceutical manufacturer Mallinckrodt has announced plans to spend up to $10 million over five years to fund research at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the partnership will fund projects that have a focus on rare diseases. Mallinckrodt’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Steven…

New SIU President Wants to Move Past Polarizing Predecessor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The newly appointed leader of Southern Illinois University says he wants to heal divisions following the polarizing tenure of the school system’s former president. The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports that interim President J. Kevin Dorsey sees a big task ahead of him after taking over for former President Randy Dunn, whose…