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Rauner Concedes To Pritzker In Governor’s Race

Rauner Concedes To Pritzker In Governor’s Race

CHICAGO (AP) —  Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has conceded to Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker. Rauner’s concession came less than an hour after polls closed Tuesday. Early vote totals had Pritzker with about 65 percent of the vote. Rauner shared the remaining percentage with two independent candidates. In his concession speech, Rauner said it is…

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Voters Split Over Hawley and McCaskill

Voters Split Over Hawley and McCaskill

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — The Latest on the midterm election in Missouri (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Marian Velder, a 59-year-old woman from Liberty, Missouri, voted for Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley because she is “done” with Democrats. “I have had it up to here,” said Velder, while putting her hand above her head.…

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Missouri Death Penalty Case Seems to Turn on Kavanaugh Vote

Missouri Death Penalty Case Seems to Turn on Kavanaugh Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hearing his first arguments in a death penalty case, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh seemed open Tuesday to the arguments of a Missouri inmate who says his rare medical condition could result in severe pain if he is executed by lethal injection. The court’s newest justice could hold the key vote in…

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McCaskill Casts Vote in Kirkwood

McCaskill Casts Vote in Kirkwood

Kirkwood, MO (KTRS) The eyes of the nation are on Missouri, as U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is locked in a tight race with Republican challenger, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. After casting her ballot Tuesday morning, McCaskill spoke with reporters outside the Kirkwood Community Center in St. Louis County. She expressed her optimism regarding the…

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3 Charged in Killing of Teen Accomplice in Robbery Attempt

3 Charged in Killing of Teen Accomplice in Robbery Attempt

UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (AP) — Three people are charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 16-year-old robbery accomplice who was killed by a suburban St. Louis homeowner. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 18-year-old Gregory Bell, of St. Louis, 18-year-old Davion Rainey, of St. Louis, and 25-year-old Jasmine Kimbrough, of St. Louis County, also…

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