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Hanaway raises $300K for 2016 MO governor's race

Thursday, 10 April 2014 16:20 Published in Local News
   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republican Catherine Hanaway says she raised more than $300,000 in the first couple of months after announcing her candidacy for Missouri governor in 2016.
   Hanaway's campaign released a summary Thursday of her fundraising figures for the period ending March 31. Quarterly finance reports are due to be filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission next Tuesday.
   Hanaway announced her gubernatorial candidacy Feb. 8. She says she raised nearly $308,000 by the end of March and had nearly $302,000 on hand after expenses.
   Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon cannot seek re-election because of term limits.
   Hanaway was the first Republican to declare her candidacy to succeed Nixon, though State Auditor Tom Schweich also is interested in the governor's race.
   Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster also is preparing to run for governor.
   
 

Broken water main to snarl traffic in Clayton

Thursday, 10 April 2014 15:55 Published in Local News

   Some drivers may face a soggy, slow driver home because of a broken water main in downtown Clayton.  

   St. Louis County Police report that two southbound lanes of Hanley Road are closed between Carondelet Avenue and Bonhomme.  

   Police say they expect the lane restrictions to stay in place until after tomorrow's morning rush.  They're asking drivers to avoid the area.

No one injured in south city building collapse

Thursday, 10 April 2014 15:49 Published in Local News

   Wind may be to blame for a partial building collapse in south St. Louis Thursday morning.  

   Officials with the St. Louis Fire Department say no one was inside the two-story brick warehouse at Ohio and Victor when part of a wall fell.  Bricks rained into the street, but no one was injured.  

   The building has been vacant for some time, and neighbors had complained to the city the building began leaning toward the street following recent high winds.  

   Fox 2 News reports that the city's collapse task force has taken over the scene and will supervise the demolition of the structure.

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