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Are Work Colleges like Blackburn an answer to rising higher-education costs?

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * Work colleges, including one in the St. Louis region and another in south central Missouri, could get more attention from Congress in the coming months. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, was at Blackburn College in Carlinville this week touting a bill he has introduced with Rep.
Aug 27, 2015

Are Work Colleges like Blackburn an answer to rising higher-education costs?: bit.ly/1Ka2tSr via @STLtoday

Wagner says Trump comments about women 'Neanderthal'

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * Rep. Ann Wagner said Wednesday that Donald Trump's language about women is "Neanderthal" and "demeaning." The Ballwin Republican was appearing with an Alabama House colleague in Mobile, the same city where Trump drew a large crowd at a presidential campaign rally last week.
Aug 26, 2015

Wagner says Trump comments about women 'Neanderthal': bit.ly/1K5whzm via @STLtoday

Aug 26, 2015

One of House's top Republican women calls Trump comments about women "Neanderthal." stltoday.com/news/local/gov…

Aug 27, 2015

Wagner says Trump comments about women 'Neanderthal': bit.ly/1hhqQQT via @STLtoday

Aug 27, 2015

RT @craasch: Wagner says Trump comments about women 'Neanderthal': bit.ly/1hhqQQT via @STLtoday

Brother of Rep. Jason Smith found safe

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * The brother of U.S. Rep. Jason Smith has been found safe on Wednesday, Jason Smith's office said. A missing-person report had been filed for Biily G. Smith Jr. on Monday, according to the Dent County Sheriff's office. He had been last seen Monday at the Ameristar Casino in St.

McCaskill urges county to approve plan to expand Jefferson Barracks

Market's rough ride highlighting economic issues coming into view for '16 campaign

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * If the stock market's jolt downward and the slowdown of China's economy is not enough to push the United States' own financial health higher on 2016 presidential debate priorities, maybe the August Financial Confidence Index of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation will.
Aug 25, 2015

Market's rough ride highlighting economic issues coming into view for '16 campaign: bit.ly/1JX7fCz via @STLtoday

National Democrats find frustrations in making Illinois challenges

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * Democrats have long seen Illinois as prime territory to pick up a U.S. Senate seat and more House seats in 2016. The party's ambitions include the Metro East, where incumbent 12th District Republican Mike Bost is high on the Democrats' target list.

Glen Carbon Democrat considering a challenge of Davis in Illinois 13th congressional district

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * Glen Carbon, Ill., lawyer Tom Banning is "strongly considering" running as a Democrat against Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, setting up the possibility of a three-way race for Illinois' 13th congressional district next year.
Aug 21, 2015

Glen Carbon Democrat considering a challenge of Davis in Illinois 13th congressional district: bit.ly/1JxBtMl via @STLtoday

Justice Department reports on Ferguson could cost more than $1 million

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * The Department of Justice expects to spend more than $1 million to produce two reports related to law enforcement in Ferguson and St. Louis County. Copies of contracts with the Department of Justice reveal estimates that it will cost about $780,000 for the Police Foundation to produce a report on "collaborative reform" for the St.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @AntonioFrench: Justice Department reports on Ferguson and St. Louis County could cost more than $1 million: bit.ly/1UWpslr

Aug 20, 2015

Justice Department reports on Ferguson could cost more than $1 million: bit.ly/1KyijAk via @STLtoday

Aug 20, 2015

Justice Department reports on Ferguson could cost more than $1 million: bit.ly/1JmFocV via @STLtoday

Aug 20, 2015

RT @j_s_mann: Justice Department reports on Ferguson could cost more than $1 million: bit.ly/1JmFocV via @STLtoday

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McCaskill to support Iran deal

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * Sen. Clair McCaskill says she will support the Iran nuclear deal. In a statement that is expected to be released this morning McCaskill. D-Mo. is expected to say that the deal "isn't perfect and no one trusts Iran, but it has become clear to me that the world is united behind this agreement with the exception of the government of Israel."

For Rep. William Lacy Clay, a renewed focus on civil rights in wake of Ferguson

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * One piece of advice from his father has especially stuck with William Lacy Clay. Paraphrasing a well-known axiom, Bill Clay, a longtime civil rights leader and representative to Congress, told his son: "There are no permanent friends, no permanent enemies - there are permanent interests."
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Aug 27, 2015

#WhiteSox wearing awful '70s uniforms tonight sans shorts.In competition with #Steelers' bumblebees as ugliest ever. espn.go.com/blog/chicago/w…

Aug 27, 2015

Here is how one MLB pitcher reacted to being sent down. Since returning, Nats' #Treinen 10 2/3 IP, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10K. ERA from 4.39 to 3.48

Aug 27, 2015

RT @seanspicer: Top notch @TSA in Denver just threw out my 3.8 oz deodorant - great to see such focus, sorry seat mates in row 25

Aug 27, 2015

RT @Jonssonville: St. Louis officials talking about police body cameras; paying for them appears to be main sticking point: bit.ly/1KaZetO


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