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  • Businessman Brunner enters GOP race for Missouri governor story has photos
    Updated: Oct-05-15 12:24 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Retired businessman John Brunner formally entered the crowded Republican field seeking to be Missouri's next governor, touting himself as a political outsider with the leadership experience to bring needed change to state government.

  • History against outsider candidates for Missouri governor 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 8:17 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Suburban St. Louis businessman John Brunner is expected to join the GOP race for governor this week with former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens, meaning there'll be two candidates who have never held public office. It's a trait that nationally has propelled political outsiders, such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump, but is historically unpopular in Missouri.

  • Recent Missouri Editorials 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:23 pm

    Kansas City Star, Sept. 25

  • Missouri AG: No evidence St. Louis clinic sells fetal tissue 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 7:04 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - An investigation found "no evidence whatsoever" that Missouri's only surgical abortion facility sells fetal remains, Attorney General Chris Koster said Monday, marking the latest response to a heated national debate over Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue.

  • Advocates say man facing execution in Missouri is innocent 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 3:56 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri risks executing an innocent man next week, advocates for Kimber Edwards warned Monday, citing a key witness who says his testimony was coerced and the inmate's contention that his own confession was false.

  • Waiting game in Missouri campaign may help Greitens story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 10:29 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens raised more than $2 million for a Republican campaign for Missouri governor, toured the state and displayed a sign that read "GREITENS. GOVERNOR" in capital letters while talking with supporters at a Jefferson City diner two months before officially declaring his candidacy.

  • Former Navy SEAL Greitens running as Republican for governor story has photos
    Updated: Sep-26-15 4:30 pm

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Missouri - Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, a political newcomer who was once courted to run for Congress as a Democrat, on Saturday launched a Republican campaign for Missouri governor in 2016.

  • Republican Asbury drops out of race for Missouri governor 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 6:02 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Former Republican state Rep. Randy Asbury is dropping out of the 2016 race for Missouri governor.

  • Missouri governor's race to determine fate of right to work 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 1:38 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Voters next year will pick more than a new governor - the election likely will either ensure Missouri becomes the 26th right-to-work state or remains a holdout in the national push for the measure despite being surrounded mostly by states that have adopted it.

  • Missouri asks judge to toss Satanic group's abortion suit 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 2:36 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri's governor and top law enforcer are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit by a group of Satanic worshippers who allege the state's abortion restrictions violate their religious beliefs and should be scrapped.