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Archive - November 2016


    

       
       
Wednesday, November 30
       
Fox 2 (St. Louis):  Video:  Unions' "living wage" protesters disrupt evening commute;  McGriddle chef Bettie Douglas says she's not axing anybody for anything, asks employer for $15/hr.
          KMOV (St. Louis):  St. Louis City Police Chief Sam Dotson (D):  Minimum-wage stunts leech police time, resources that should be spend protecting law-abiding citizens
          P-D:  Minimum-wage protesters disrupt traffic;  Chief Dotson:  "Our city is one of the most progressive in the state ... so why are you trying to impact families trying to get home, to get their kids to sporting events?"
          TonysKansasCity.com:  StandUp KC claims success in getting 175 arrested for blocking the evening commute of working people
          KC Star:  Protesters sing, "We will not be moved," get moved to paddywagon;  U.S. Chamber spokesman asks why SEIU doesn't pay their own workers $15/hr. +
          McClatchy:  Trump picks Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary;  McCaskill praises Trump's selection of women for cabinet posts
          KWMU:  Local unsigned musicians use North Dakota Indian riots to promote themselves
          KWMU:  Missouri Botanical Garden "ethnobotanist" talks about Indians, her anger over Trump's victory, more
          SE Missourian:  Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder to speak at First Friday coffee, will preview upcoming legislative session +
          KWMU:  Judge Richard Teitelbaum, liberal lion of Missouri Supreme Court, dies at 69
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard Teitelman dies at 69
          AP:  Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard Teitelman dies
          Missourinet:  Gov. Bob Holden reflects on Teitelman's service and legacy
          Missourinet:  Collection of memories of Richard Teitelman written by officials' communications staff
          P-D:  Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard Teitelman dies at 69
          Columbia Missourian:  Missouri Supreme Court clerk Bill Thompson to retire after 40-year judicial career
          KC Star:  Missouri's struggle to pay for road and bridge repair continues +
          CDT:  Choi hears praise, hedges position on faculty unions and guns X
          P-D:  Incoming UM President Mun Choi talks priorities at UMSL visit
          KWMU:  Incoming UM president shares vision for world-class system
          KWMU:  How much did Concerned Student 1950 histrionics damage UM System's reputation?  Thoughts from MO Commissioner of Higher Ed Zora Mulligan
          KC Star:  Nixon breaks ground on Nixon Hall at MSSU +
          Missourinet:  Groundbreaking ceremony takes place for Nixon Hall
          SNL:  State audit finds $3 million worth of undeliverable, unposted income tax refund checks X
          Missourinet:  Missouri Veterans Commission Executive Director Larry Kay back to work
          JCNT editorial:  Legislature must pass Good Samaritan law and prescription drug monitoring program X
          P-D letter:  Coed who works for campus sexual assault program wants state legislators to spend more taxpayer money on sexual assault programs
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        Tuesday, November 29
       
KWMU:  McCaskill re-election push begins with bipartisan tone;  Senior senator praises Gov-elect Eric Greitens, highlights her support for Medicare and opposition to 'right to work'
          Missourinet:  McCaskill says serving as ranking member of Senate committee will expand her role in government oversight
          KC Star:  Trump's win fuels growth in the ranks of College Republicans +
          Columbia Missourian:  A majority of white women voted for Trump - why?  Interviews with Caucasoid females across age and ideological spectrums
          SE Missourian:  Anti-Trump activists hassle local presidential elector;  Jackson's Scott Clark shrugs off angry missives from belligerent bellyachers +
          SNL:  Trump meets with St. Louis businessman David Steward as part of cabinet-level interviews X
          KWMU:  Team managing Missouri's first federal opioid grant focuses on attitudes, resources during first training
          KC Star:  Unions organize "Fight for $15" fast-food protests today +
          The Missouri Times:  Mike Parson in position to be powerful lieutenant governor
          The Missouri Times:  Medical marijuana proponents cite growing support for legalization
          Missourinet:  Sen. Doug Libla (R-Poplar Bluff) wants punishment strengthened for assaulting first responders
          Missourinet:  Missouri Medal of Valor recipients save others from floods, fires, gunmen
          JCNT:  Capitol policeman gets Medal of Valor X
          KWMU:  Capitol renovations - Phase 1 - are almost finished
          Missourinet:  North Missouri woman sentenced to 90 years in prison;  AG Chris Koster says victims were molested and held under water
          KC Star's Mary Sanchez:  Liberal anti-Trump college students start "WhatNow" support group +
          KC Star's Dave Helling:  "Stuff I like" series:  State capitols, public television and fish tacos +
          KC Star letter:  Area coed disagrees with pro-campus-concealed-carry letter +
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        Monday, November 28
       
Rosenbaum:  Looking ahead at Missouri's post-election storylines
          CDT:  Sara Walsh to run for 50th District seat in 2018 X
          KC Star:  Schaaf's plan to undermine special interests:  Tax deduction, up to $100, for political contributions +
          P-D:  Gary Toelke (R), the longest-serving sheriff in Franklin County, offers lesson:  Avoid politics
          Missourinet:  Missouri Sierra Club plans to pressure Missouri lawmakers over commission
          Columbia Missourian:  With new enforcement regulations for child trafficking in place, task force considers additional measures
          Missourinet:  Mobile app created by Missouri company aims to fight sex trafficking industry
          P-D:  State seeks bids from funeral homes for burial of deceased prisoners
          AP:  1,500 fewer deer killed statewide during Missouri gun season
          KWMU:  Ferguson activists claim to take wait-and-see approach to AG-to-be Jeff Sessions
          JCNT editorial:  Galloway's audit finds dismal lack of transparency X
          Des Moines Register editorial:  Missouri handled drowning death of Brandon Ellingson irresponsibly
          SNL op-ed:  Why Missouri's millennials aren't signing up for Obamacare X
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        Sunday, November 27
       
CDT's Brittany Ruess:  Any changes to Obamacare will likely move slowly;  Comments from Missouri Hosptial Association's Dave Dillon, Americans for Prosperity's Jeremy Cady X
          KC Star's Eric Adler:  Pro-Obamacare series:  Thoughts from man who claims to have "brittle bones" and others with sad stories, no input from overhaul proponents +
          Kaiser Health News/KCUR:  Area gal worries about sick kid's fate under GOP regime
          KWMU:  Environmental group wants EPA to force Missouri, other states to monitor fertilizer runoff
          P-D:  Leader of DOJ's Ferguson probe dislikes Trump's pick for attorney general
          JCNT:  First lady Georganne Nixon to mark her last Christmas in mansion X
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Greitens inaugural;  Missouri campaigns' TV spending +
          Drebes:  Candidates begin lining up for Dan Brown's Senate seat
          St. Joseph News-Press:  GOP says state agenda will include cutting regulations, keeping government from "coming down (taxpayers') necks" X
          KC Star:  GOP agenda includes 'right to work,' cuts to unemployment benefits, more +
          AP:  Pro-life groups, legislators talk 2017 agenda
          P-D:  Effects of muni court overhaul becoming visible;  North St. Louis County woman who owes court fine:  "I'm not paying them (expletive)!"
          Gary Rust:  Sen. Wayne Wallingford (R-Cape Girardeau) remains humble about honorable military career +
          Washington Missourian editorial:  Pothead athlete, academic dishonesty add to Mizzou's woes X
          Washington Missourian's Bill Miller Sr.:  If Missouri Democrats are going to rebound, they must recognize the damage their big-government liberal philosophy has done X
          P-D op-ed:  Introducing the representation credit:  Give taxpayers $100 deduction from state taxes for contribuing to political party of their choice
          P-D letter:  Oakville man responds to McCaskill's post-election comments, say Democrats are out of touch with their "liberal, overbearing and intrusive agenda"
          P-D letter:  Sexagenarian liberal dislikes Missouri gun laws and conservative website ProfessorWatchlist.org
          P-D letter:  Bella Villa man responds to Jeremy Cady's pro-'right to work' op-ed
          P-D letter:  Son of two St. Louis City cops is tired of anti-police savagery
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        Saturday, November 26
       
Student Life (Washington University):  Anti-Trump activists push administrators to make Wash U. a "sanctuary campus" for illegal immigrants
        AP:  Greitens plans ball, tour before inauguration
        P-D:  Details on Greitens' inaugural ball
        The Missouri Times:  Former Rep. Noel Torpey (R) joins Andy Blunt's lobbying firm
        Daily Dunklin Democrat:  Libla to sponsor bill dealing with police violence X
        CDT:  Boone County school districts make preliminary preparations for state budget cuts X
        KC Star:  New University of Missouri System President Mun Choi to tour campuses next week +
        KWMU:  St. Louis City joins national initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings
        SNL:  Hunters harvest more than 185,000 deer during 11-day fall firearms season X
        KWMU:  NAACP to hold second town hall meeting in Ladue;  NAACP board member John Gaskin III says he wants district to "bend over backwards to right some wrongs"
        Student Life (Washington University) op-ed:  President of "Nice Jewish Queers" talks about battle with Palestinian campus group
        P-D letter:  Glendale Democrat disagrees with Ann Wagner on financial and environmental regulations
        P-D letter:  Imperial woman wants state legislators to take action on opioid abuse
        P-D letter:  Area woman responds to conservative's criticism of family columnist/beauty-product reviewer Aisha Sultan
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        Friday, November 25   Happy Black Friday!
       
Helling:  Republicans now firmly in control;  Excuses won't help the Democrats find their way out of the wilderness +
        Hannibal Courier-Post:  Republicans' closed meeting over earmarks riles McCaskill
        KWMU:  ACLU's Mustafa Abdullah, other social justice warriors claim increased interest in their programs after Trump's victory
        KSPR:  Group of 12 travels to North Dakota to join Indian protest;  Local organizer says fellow riot participant was hit by bean bag pellets
        SNL:  Local group travels to North Dakota for riot;  Indians, paleface kemosabes throw rocks at officers and start fires;  Springfield organizer skips teepee for comfort of local hotel X
        Missourinet:  Missouri drone company executive explains FAA drone regulations
        AP:  Center for Public Integrity:  Most Missouri GOP candidates outspent their rivals on television
        SE Missourian:  Cape police chief, local lawmakers back 'Blue Alert' proposal in response to anti-police savagery +
        Missourinet:  Missouri Retailers' Association's Dave Overfelt:  Black Friday not always Missouri's busiest shopping day of the year
        Missourinet:  MoDOT says motorists should consider an alternative to I-70 on Sunday
        Washington Missourian editorial:  Cop shootings inspired by anti-white racism is a worry;  Shooters should be tried in court quickly and receive life sentences without parole X
        P-D columnist Stacy Washington:  The NAACP is on the wrong side of history on school choice
        P-D letter:  St. Louis reverend expresses pleasure that Post-Dispatch has a new conservative columnist in Stacy Washington
        P-D letter:  Maryland Heights sexagenarian expresses anger that Post-Dispatch has a new conservative columnist, says editorial board is not liberal enough
        P-D letter:  St. Louis sexagenarian disagrees with new conservative columnist Stacy Washington on guns, says city and state have too many
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        Thursday, November 24   Happy Thanksgiving!
       
Attitude Magazine (UK):  Meet the gay men who voted for Donald Trump;  26-year-old southern Missourian says he's tired of illegal aliens flooding borders, health care costs skyrocketing and the federal government strangling small businesses
          Daily Dunklin Democrat:  Dunklin County voter turnout illustrates demise of Bootheel Democrats
          CDT:  Stephen Webber's loss exposes weaknesses of Democratic Party in Boone County
          KC Star:  Trump terror tales:  Officials at small liberal arts schools want Trump to denounce "harassment" in wake of victory;  Gals at Cottey College (Nevada, Mo.) and William Jewell sign form letter saying students are "frightened"
          P-D:  Trump terror tales:  Ladue school district town hall meeting draws dozens;  St. Louis Public Schools teacher Jeanine Molloff blames Trump for "ugliness" of rhetoric
          KTVI:  Four months ago:  St. Louis Public Schools teacher Jeanine Molloff spray-paints "Trump is Nazi Scum" on her garage door
          KC Star:  Change in administrations means new faces in federal roles;  Comments from John Hancock, Obama appointee Jason Klumb
          KWMU:  Federal overtime rule set to impact 85,000 in Missouri blocked by federal judge - for now
          St. Joseph News-Press:  St. Joseph woman takes mini-vacation to North Dakota for Indian pipeline protest;  Paleface does not identify as "protester," prefers to be called "water protector"
          AP:  Former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway, former House Budget Chair Rick Stream among those advising Gov.-elect Eric Greitens
          Missourinet:  House Budget Chair Scott Fitzpatrick (R-Shell Knob) to meet with Eric Greitens to discuss finances
          Drebes:  New system for House committees may be on the way
          The Missouri Times:  Profile:  Rep.-elect Cody Smith (R-Carthage), taking over Tom Flanigan's seat
          The Missouri Times:  Sen. Doug Libla (R-Poplar Bluff) to file bill increasing punishment for those who attack law enforcement
          KWMU:  State officials recommend provisional accreditation for Riverview Gardens district
          P-D:  Riverview Gardens schools in line for state upgrade
          Missourinet:  Galloway:  We appreciate Lawrence County Prosecutor's dedication to justice
          P-D letter:  Green Park man dislikes Donald Trump and Ann Wagner
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        Wednesday, November 23
       
KWMU:  Area counselors offer advice on managing Thanksgiving-dinner political conversations;  Avoidance, shooting water guns suggested for those who can't manage social interactions like adults
          KWMU:  St. Louis on the Air:  Kirkwood couple disagrees on politics, manages conflict like adults;  Man of the house deals with woman's emotional reaction to Trump victory
          KWMU:  Missouri Farm Bureau says Thanksgiving dinner price tag down a bit this year
          Missourinet:  Missouri Highway Patrol boosting enforcement efforts this Thanksgiving weekend
          Missourinet:  Missouri road projects take a break for four-day Thanksgiving weekend
          Washington Post:  New overtime rule could cost Missouri taxpayers more than $5 million
          Drebes:  Lefties rushing their initiative petitions to ensure favorable language from outgoing Secretary of State Jason Kander
          The Missouri Times:  Sarah Steelman to lead State Treasurer-elect Eric Schmitt's transition team;  Team members named
          KWMU:  Politically Speaking podcast:  Rep. Kirk Mathews (R-Pacific) talks with Rosenbaum about Eric Greitens as governor, an Uber/Lyft bill, 'right to work,' and fixing Medicaid
          Drebes:  Parade of candidates begins lining up for Rob Schaaf's Senate seat
          AP:  Pfizer plans $200M building, consolidation in St. Louis area
          Daily Dunklin Democrat:  Silver Haired Legislature sets 2016 agenda, wants actual legislators to spend more money on state programs for olds +
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Association of Counties approves three resolutions, but votes against cannabis prohibition
          The Missouri Times:  Galloway reports more than half of local governments did not report finances this month
          Brownfield Ag News:  Ag director says 'still work to be done' on dicamba investigations;  Richard Fordyce notes that herbicide's new formulation will virtually eliminate volatilization
          KWMU:  EPA won't meet end-of-the-year deadline to propose remedy for West Lake Landfill;  Republic Services' Russ Knocke:  "Science is good. It should be the guide."
          P-D editorial:  Revamp desegregation program to continue integration of area schools
          Priddy:  Thoughts on how Eric Greitens' life will change as governor;  Reflections on seeing Bill Phelps at a shopping mall, John Ashcroft's Mustang, etc. (1,150 words)
          P-D op-ed:  Americans for Prosperity's Jeremy Cady:  Greitens victory gives Missouri workers a reason to celebrate
          KC Star letter:  Area woman wants Missouri's congressional delegation to oppose Trump's chief strategiest +
          P-D letter:  Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis Board President Jill Nowak reacts to Trump victory, complains about "wage gap," "economic inequalities," etc.
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        Tuesday, November 22
       
KWMU Diversity Fellow Jenny Simeone:  Trump terror tales:  Illegal immigrant claims her anchor baby is scared of president-elect
          SNL's Steve Pokin:  Anti-Trump speaker confronted on stage by lone Trump supporter, cries X
          Missourinet:  Columbia College prof Terry Smith:  Missouri is a red state with two big blue urban polka dots - and a blue Columbia dot in the middle
          KC Star:  Talent name remains on short list for Trump's Secretary of State +
          Washington Post:  Talent still in the mix for defense secretary
          The Missouri Times:  Greitens promises 'Blue Alert' system in wake of police shootings, visits victim
          Missourinet:  Greitens issues statement on recent police shootings
          P-D:  Man who shot St. Louis officer was wanted;  At age 19, George P. Bush III racked up impressive resume of crimes
          KC Star:  After Gladstone shooting, officers encouraged to be vigilant +
          CDT:  Former U.S. Rep. Allen West (R) inspires anti-abortion crowd in Columbia X
          Missourinet:  Sen. Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur) to file measures aimed at changing Missouri's abortion clinic laws
          KTVI (St. Louis):  Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri's low tax rate
          KWMU:  Judge Rodney Sippel (D) orders cumulative voting in Ferguson-Florissant School Board elections to give black candidates better chance of winning;  ACLU cheers decision
           P-D:  Judge changes voting system to ensure more black candidates win
           KWMU:  St. Louis Public School Superintendent Kelvin Williams recommends two more schools in North St. Louis close
           P-D:  Two St. Louis City schools recommended for closure
           Missourinet:  MO Dept. of Agriculture investigations into unapproved use of approved herbicide are racking up expenses;  EPA covering some of cost
           The Missouri Times:  Missouri Association of Counties holds conference in Osage Beach
           The Missouri Times:  Warren County Assessor Wendy Nordwald elected president of Missouri Association of Counties
           P-D editorial:  Marijuana merchants could use help from a states-rights president
           SNL editorial:  Focus needed on Sunshine requests X
           St. Joseph News-Press editorial:  Missouri's Sunshine Law is due respect X
           P-D letter:  Maplewood liberal responds to conservative's letter about protests, says electing Donald Trump was an injustice
           KC Star letter:  Area woman says campus open-carry would allow young women to protect themselves from would-be rapists +
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        Monday, November 21
       
KWMU:  Missouri Democratic Party postmortem:  Dems hope to recover from their crippling losses at the polls;  Comments from Roy Temple, Jason Kander, Jamilah Nasheed, John Rizzo, Gail McCann Beatty, Gina Walsh
          P-D's Kevin McDermott:  Missouri Democratic Party postmortem:  Chairman Roy Temple says party has "fewer and fewer people in the farm system;"  Comments from one-half of Post-Dispatch polisci prof pundit pool (Dave Robertson, UMSL)
          SNL:  Anti-Trump rally draws 200 to downtown Springfield;  Liberals read poems, sing X
          This Week in Missouri Politics:  Guest Jason Smith previews Trump presidency and congressional action;  Panel of Tom Dempsey, Don Gosen, Lou Hamilton, and Rep. Tracy McCreery (D-St. Louis) talk election results, Greitens administration, more
          Rosenbaum:  Greitens likely to confront tough budget situation when he enters office
          Missourinet:  Group files to collect signatures for vote on recreational marijuana in Missouri
          Missourinet:  Missouri State Parks Director Bill Bryan testifies about Amendment 1 and deferred maintenance concerns
          Drebes:  PSC Commissioner Scott Rupp (R):  Why Republicans should support renewable energy
          Washington Missourian:  Franklin County aces Galloway's test on Sunshine Law
          Missourinet:  Nation's largest Child Exploitation Task Force is located in Missouri
          P-D:  In shootout, St. Louis police put down man who shot officer in the face
          Washington Missourian editorial:  Jim Talent for Defense Secretary
          P-D editorial:  Missouri's 'castle doctrine' law doesn't grant a license to kill
          Messenger:  Nixon should pardon group of female criminals
          KC Star op-ed:  Missourians want answers when insurers deny coverage of doctor-prescribed treatments +
          SNL op-ed:  Missourians can't afford a bailout of Obamacare X
          P-D letter:  Retired union man says he'll fight 'right to work'
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        Sunday, November 20
       
JCNT:  Electoral college reps cast votes next month at Capitol X
          Student Life (Washington University):  Student-led "Vote, dammit" outreach campaign worked to increase student voter registration, turnout
          SNL:  Trump cabinet could include businessman with Missouri ties;  Forrest Lucas is pals with incoming Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, has funded pro-agriculture campaigns X
          SNL:  Four maps that explain how Greene County voted;  Most parts of the county shifted right, not left, in 2016 X
          JCNT:  Certified election results show GOP domination of Cole County;  Dem Chairwoman Susan Cook won't say it's impossible for Democrats to win, "but it seems that way" X
          JCNT:  Transgender Day of Remembrance rally draws twelve (12) to Capitol;  Former man Cathy Serino expresses "concern" about Trump, Greitens and Sen. Bob Onder (R-Lake Saint Louis) X
          Student Life (Washington University):  Israeli LGBTQIA* (asterisk now denotes "non-cisgender/genderqueer") activist speech interrupted by student protesters;  "Students for Justice in Palestine" battles "Nice Jewish Queers"
          Missouri Ruralist:  USDA Director Tom Vilsack appoints Bowling Green woman to United Soybean Board
          The Missouri Times:  This Week in Missouri Politics preview:  Guest Jason Smith;  Panel of Tom Dempsey, Don Gosen, Rep. Tracy McCreery (D-St. Louis), Lou Hamilton talk GOP tsumani, Greitens, more
          KC Star:  Greitens team recruiting job-seekers +
          JCNT:  Missouri Bar discusses legislative priorities X
          Columbia Missourian:  Mizzou handing out scholarships to minorities who express interest in teaching;  Thoughts from two Latina coeds
          P-D letter:  Area woman hopes state public defender system gets more money under Greitens than Nixon
          KC Star letter:  Liberty woman expresses fear about last session's SB 656 +
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        Saturday, November 19
       
The Missouri Times:  John Hancock steps down;  GOP guru rescued state party from debt and disarray, led Missouri Republicans to historic statewide victories
          P-D:  John Hancock to step down as party chair, shares credit with MRP Executive Director Jonathon Prouty
          KWMU:  Two-term incumbent Claire McCaskill begins re-election push by positioning herself as underdog
          Washington Missourian:  Former Sen. Jim Talent among contenders for Defense Secretary spot X
          P-D:  Longtime Clay Sr. aide Pearlie Evans dies;  Pal says her only wish was to see a woman elected president, "but as you know, that didn't happen"
          KWMU:  Pearlie Evans, former district aide to William L. Clay, dies at 84
          KODE:  Barry County Presiding Commissioner Cherry Warren (R) to cast Electoral College vote
          KBIA:  Columbia College prof Terry Smith admits to being wrong about Trump wave, says Trump "could not be more arrogant"
          KC Star:  Trump terror tales:  Arab businessman claims Caucasoid popped head into shop and yelled "White power!" +
          KWMU:  Trump terror tales:  NAACP to hold town hall in Ladue to hear students' stories
          Columbia Missourian:  Wanted:  Trump terror tales:  Authors of winning entries get their story and photo in newspaper
          P-D:  In a tumultuous election season, TV stations won big
          Missourinet:  Blunt backs expansion of military history project
          Drebes:  Help Wanted:  Empower Missouri, f/k/a Missouri Association for Social Welfare, seeks assistant director
          Missourinet:  Sedalia-based manufacturer bucks trend of sending jobs overseas
          Drebes:  About that state budget hole
          Missourinet:  Rep. Kip Kendrick (D-Columbia) wants to extend 'revolving door' law to five years
          KC Star:  Senate Republicans listen to Kansas City Mayor Sly James talk urban priorities +
          P-D:  Senate will look for new way to provide meals for staffers working late nights;  Sen. Gina Walsh (D-Bellefontaine Neighbors) on taking care of state employees working extra hours:  "The bottom line is, people gotta eat."
          Columbia Missourian:  USDA grant provides Columbia schools with locally-grown food
          KWMU:  As student transfer program wins last extension, supporters continue working for opportunity for all
          KWMU:  Riverview Gardens floats idea to help save its bottom line - and students who have transferred out
          AP:  San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals rules against Missouri, other states in egg-production lawsuit
          Waters:  Caleb Rowden, Chuck Basye in positions to help University of Missouri X
          Columbia Missourian editor Tom Warhover:  Celebrating Galloway's Sunshine Law audit
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        Friday, November 18
       
SE Missourian:  Jason Smith claims House GOP leadership post +
          Missourinet:  Rep. Kip Kendrick (D-Columbia) leads social-media push to make Jason Kander the next DNC chair
          KCUR:  Facing Obamacare's repeal, Missouri health care execs remain hopeful;  Comments from Missouri Hospital Association's Dave Dillon, lobbyist Chris Molendorp, Truman Medical Centers' Charlie Shields
          Missourinet:  Wash U. prof says Dems' sudden interest in abolishing Electoral College unlikely to bear fruit
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Songs, catchphrases from anti-Trump protests;  McCaskill says Dems "nailed" Republicans on earmarks +
          KWMU:  Trump backlash, day two:  Troop of angry Ladue students fights racism by skipping class, falling two days behind non-truant classmates;  Girl claims Hispanic student burned her with glue gun
          SE Missourian:  School officials:  No instances of anti-Trump parents or students spinning "harassment" yarns - yet +
          Columbia Missourian:  Wanted:  Editors seek kids' tales of "harassment" that can be tied to Trump's election
          Kraske:  Here's the most unfair thing about becoming Missouri's next governor +
          KMOX:  As planned, John Hancock steps down as Missouri Republican Party chairman
          Missouri Farmer Today:  Missourians renew soil tax;  Republicans roll in statewide and legislative races
          KY3 (Springfield):  Educators seek new funding for early childhood education after tobacco tax hike fails
          KWMU:  Dozens of initiative petitions already filed for Missouri's 2018 ballot
          The Missouri Times:  House candidates that could be back in 2018
          KWMU:  HUD numbers show homelessness on the decline in Missouri
          Missourinet:  Associated General Contractors' Len Toenjes analyzes effect of Trump, Greitens victories on road construction
          The Missouri Times:  What is the smart grid, and why doesn't Missouri have one?
          The Missouri Times:  PSC tackles 15 orders and tariffs before Thanksgiving holiday
          KC Star:  Missouri to pay millions for student's drowning in handcuffs +
          AP:  State settles in drowning case
          The Missouri Times:  City, state given the opportunity for Ballpark Village second phase
          Missourinet:  Missouri State Parks director testifies about Bass Pro Shops founder's display of state artifacts
          SNL:  Missouri House committee questions state director over artifacts loaned to Bass Pro Shops X
          P-D:  State Parks Director Bill Bryan says state artifacts more useful on display than trapped in Jefferson City closet
          P-D:  Bill transferring West Lake Landfill oversight to Corps of Engineers won't pass Congress
          KWMU:  EPA to conduct more tests for radiation;  Bridgeton couple seeks payday for claim of "radioactive dust"
          P-D editorial:  Local governments are abysmal at complying with Sunshine Law requests
          Columbia Missourian's George Kennedy:  Former Rep. Chris Kelly (D-Columbia) on Missouri Democratic Party's failure to recruit candidates, paltry GOTV effort
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        Thursday, November 17
       
The Missouri Times:  Compensated protesters oppose Trump in Columbia;  Malcontents-for-hire earn $15/hr. to hold signs, bark chants
          CDT:  Anti-Trump rally draws hundreds in Columbia;  Stephens College student hatched idea after leaving Jason Kander's election-night defeat party X
          Columbia Missourian:  Anti-Trump protesters gather to share anger and sadness, sing songs, read poems
          SNL:  Professor from Wisconsin college visits Drury, says she attributes Trump's victory to anger;  Anti-Trump group to hold protest in Springfield Sunday X
          P-D:  Blunt retains Senate leadership post;  McCaskill top Democrat on homeland security committee
          AP:  McCaskill, Blunt named to leadership positions
          KC Star:  McCaskill questions Trump's commitment to "drain the swamp," cites House GOP movement on earmarks +
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Two-term incumbent Claire McCaskill seeks "underdog" positioning for 2018 campaign;  Nicole Galloway on local governments' lack of transparency +
          Roll Call:  House Republicans elect Jason Smith to leadership team
          Missourinet:  Congressman Jason Smith says Salem VA clinic will extend hours to full time
          Missourinet:  Luetkemeyer says housing appraisal system deserves 21st century solutions
          P-D:  Lacy Clay among House Democrats unhappy about Trump's choice for chief strategist
          Drebes:  Election turnout numbers
          AP:  Missouri employment reaches all-time high
          AP:  Boeing to cut some jobs, move others, in efficiency effort
          The Missouri Times:  Budget issues could be first test for incoming Greitens administration
          P-D:  Nixon touts jobs report as Greitens plans changes in approach to economic development
          CDT:  Richardson says UM funding won't be targeted by Legislature
          Missourinet:  Missouri House committee holds oversight hearing:  Conservation agency salaries, illegal use of approved herbicide, Bass Pro founder's appreciation for state artifacts, more
          St. Joseph News-Press:  Auditor report finds low Sunshine Law compliance X
          KWMU:  Parts of 2015's municipal overhaul that differ for St. Louis County before state Supreme Court
          Missourinet:  Missouri Supreme Court considers case over traffic fines in St. Louis County
          AP:  Missouri court weighs cap on fees begun after Ferguson
          P-D:  Missouri Supreme Court to decide legality of municipal court reform law
          Missourinet:  Missouri Supreme Court considers state rule on renewable energy standards
          Columbia Missourian:  Missouri Supreme Court considers requirements cut from green energy law
          AP:  Missouri Supreme Court debates sex offender confinement
          AP:  Nearly 100,000 deer harvested during start of firearms season
          Quincy Herald-Whig:  Wandering elk photographed by trail camera in Scotland County, Mo.;  Conservation agent warns wild animals might be confused for deer and get shot
          KWMU:  Group of Ladue students complain about racism, skip class to walk the streets;  Girl compares herself to Rosa Parks, complains about Trump
          P-D:  Ladue students fight back against perceived racism by skipping class;  Youngsters attending well-funded school in state's wealthiest zip code complain about others' "privilege"
          SE Missourian editorial:  Trio of local schools earn perfect state scores;  "Subgroup" of minorities and poor kids choose to work hard, achieve success +
          P-D editorial:  Residents near Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills deserve cash payouts
          P-D letter:  St. Louis County man suggests "immature juveniles" start taking Clinton's loss like adults, stop throwing temper tantrums and accept the election results
          P-D letter:  University City woman expresses her "grief and despair" over election results;  Photo of young liberals femotional over Clinton loss
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        Wednesday, November 16
       
The Missouri Times:  Missourian Katie Walsh, 31, a potential top White House aide
          KSHB (Kansas City):  Missouri presidential electors bombarded with demands to not vote for Donald Trump;  GOP candidate won Missouri by nineteen (19) points
          KQTV (St. Joseph):  Muslim coed unhappy about Trump's victory;  Male student acknowledges consequences for illegal alien family members, says he'll support Trump anyway
          P-D:  Ladue parent shares other side of "back of the bus" hysteria, says disciplined student suggested black girl sit with her teammates
          CDT:  At Columbia Board of Education meeting, liberals express fear of bad behavior after resounding Trump victory;  Latina gal laments "profoundly negative effect on children" X
          Missourinet:  St. Louis-area liberals to discuss election results;  Webster University panel to be moderated by Sierra Club's John Hickey, will feature Rep. Jeanne Kirkton (D-Webster Groves), Webster U. coed, others
          P-D:  Two years out, Claire McCaskill already positioning herself as "underdog" in re-election race
          Columbia Missourian:  Seven (7) liberal groups draw crowd of twenty (20) to Indian protest;   Group sings "The Earth is Our Mother," marches to local Bank of America and US Bank branch offices
          KC Star:  Indians, sympathizers powwow during work day to protest pipeline +
          KWMU:  Nearly 80,000 in Missouri will be impacted by new overtime rule going into effect Dec. 1
          AP:  Missouri's minimum wage set to rise yet again in 2017
          The Missouri Times:  Galloway:  Sunshine Law doesn't glow in most local governments
          KWMU:  Galloway:  Too many Missouri local governments ignore requests for information
          Missourinet:  New audit highlights glaring noncompliance with Missouri's Sunshine Law
          AP:  Galloway audit finds poor compliance with Missouri Sunshine Law
          P-D:  Report finds Missouri local governments not so transparent
          The Missouri Times:  Speaker Todd Richardson outlines legislative agenda to Columbia Chamber of Commerce
          Columbia Missourian:  Richardson discusses legislative priorities in Columbia
          The Missouri Times:  Bill Eigel poised to become strong business advocate in the Senate
          The Missouri Times:  Elijah Haahr's Human Trafficking Task Force meets for final time
          KWMU:  Race-based student transfer program could evolve with new criteria
          KWMU:  State appeals court says defense attorneys must get some witness information
          SNL:  Missouri hunters can donate deer hides to make gloves for disabled veterans X
          P-D:  Couple near Bridgeton Landfill seeks payday after claiming to find radioactive household dust
          KWMU:  Bridgeton couple sues nine companies, seeks payout over supposed radioactive dust;  EPA says it would like to see "new, scientifically valid data" if it actually exists
          P-D editorial:  Missouri government should pay for the lives it steals;  State once wrongly incarcerated someone
          KC Star op-ed:  Koch Industries' Mark Holden:  Missouri businesses should consider 'banning the box' +
          P-D letter:  Franklin County man responds to P-D editorial about post-election spray-paint incident, notes vicious rhetoric of "tolerant" protesters
          SNL letter:  Springfield man offers modest proposal:  Charge political campaigns a dollar or two for every campaign sign still up 10 days after the election X
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        Tuesday, November 15
       
P-D:  Profile:  St. Louisan Katie Walsh, the architect of fundraising efforts that helped Trump win
          SNL:  Anti-Trump protest set for this weekend;  Millennial Caucasoid says she feels "hopeless," claims Trump - still 65 days away from inauguration - is "acting just like a president for the white man" X
          CDT:  University won't categorize anti-Trump student's threats of violence as hate crime;  University yet to receive activist tales of "harassment" or "hate speech" in wake of Trump victory X
          P-D:  Ladue students disciplined after chanting, "Trump, Trump," saying black students should move to back of bus;  Bad remarks from two teenage boys after school could mean all students will be forced to sit through more diversity lectures
          KC Star:  Jason Kander still tweeting +
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Speaker Todd Richardson on leading supermajority;  Eric Greitens on working with legislators;  Jack Cardetti on likelihood of Greitens' "overreach" +
          Missourinet:  Senate Minority Leader Gina Walsh (D-Bellefontaine Neighbors) takes realistic approach to coping with GOP victories, says she'll work with Greitens
          The Missouri Times:  Nixon reflects on his time as governor
          Missourinet:  Sen. Wayne Wallingford (R-Cape Girardeau) remembers close call with missile during Vietnam War
          Missourinet:  Auditor Nicole Galloway to release Sunshine Law report today
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Housing Development Commission tax credits help launch senior citizen affordable housing development
          Missourinet:  MoDOT urges motorists to follow Missouri's "Move Over" law
          The Missouri Times:  Students compete in state Constitution Project
          Columbia Missourian:  Deer season update:  Missourians harvest 96,000 wild animals over weekend
          KWMU:  Unaccredited Normandy, Riverview Gardens get praise from state, parents, staff
          KWMU:  Politically Speaking podcast:  Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) wants new gov and AG to care about West Lake Landfill, talks school transfer law
          CDT:  Newspaper to host "Conversation Cafe" tonight;  Readers invited to spend an evening at Tribune offices to discuss "inequity," other issues with strangers X
          P-D editorial:  What part of 'get big money out of Missouri politics' do megadonors not understand
          P-D editorial:  Local schools are smart to give up on suspensions;  Bad behavior is due to institutional racism and food/health care inequality
          P-D op-ed:  Rep. Joshua Peters (D-St. Louis):  Chiropractic therapy is key to helping patients recover from addiction
          P-D letter:  Ballwin woman notes that despite liberal bias of Post-Dispatch staff - from family columnist/beauty-product reviewer Aisha Sultan to actual journalists - Missourians chose Republicans
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        Monday, November 14
       
KWMU:  Anti-Trump protesters march downtown, stage "die-in" to block traffic;  Ferguson activist guilts Caucasoid crowd:  "Two years ago when I needed ya'll, ya'll weren't there."
          P-D:  Anti-Trump march snarls traffic in downtown St. Louis
          Missourinet:  Columbia College prof Terry Smith:  Claire McCaskill, Nicole Galloway vulnerable in 2018
          KC Star:  Will Trump succeed in implementing agenda?  McCaskill:  "Tax code reform, infrastructure ... Those are things I'm down for and want to help with." +
          This Week in Missouri Politics:  Guest Jay Nixon on Trump's victory, more;  Jack Cardetti, Jack Spooner, GOP Reps. Robert Cornejo and Marsha Haefner talk GOP domination, forecast for Legislative victories, more
          Rosenbaum:  How a Gov. Greitens presents big opportunities to GOP state lawmakers
          SNL:  What to expect from the Eric Greitens era X
          AP:  Despite vote to cap donations, Missouri donors say effort to limit money in politics failed
          KMOX:  ACLU unhappy about Missouri voters' decision to support voter photo ID
          Drebes:  Sierra Club spent its members' money to help lose voter photo ID fight
          Missourinet:  Incoming Lt. Gov. Mike Parson previews 'right to work' push, more
          Missourinet:  Speaker pro tem Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) on 'right to work' fight, Southwest Missouri's increasing stroke within Legislature
          P-D:  Three area school districts announce no-suspension policies;  Kindergarten through third graders can run amok, terrorize well-behaved classmates with no threat of missing school
          P-D editorial:  Who's to blame for Missouri Democrats getting hammered on Tuesday?  Fingers pointed at state party, Nixon and McCaskill
          St. Joseph News-Press editorial:  Amendment 3 postmortem:  Voters wanted specifics X
          P-D letter:  Women's Voices Raised for Social Justice President Lise Bernstein addresses the rough spanking her group took on Tuesday
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        Sunday, November 13
       
KWMU:  Why were pollsters - with the help of reporters and editors - so wrong about the election?  Thoughts from UMSL's Terry Jones, SLU communications prof Matt Carlson
          SNL:  Trump parade held in Springfield;  Zero (0) reports of windows smashed, businesses looted, or law enforcement officers attacked X
          Student Life (Wash U.):  Students react to Trump victory;  Missouri Youth for Trump co-founder takes verbal attacks in stride;  Latina coed says her "trigger points" now include Cardinals caps and the word "great"
          Student Life (Wash U.):  Two liberal students visit polling places on election day, express anger at results;  Experiences from Hazelwood School District's crown jewel (Larimore Elementary), a second black polling place, and one in Maryland Heights
          KC Star:  Protesters rally against Donald Trump, again +
          KC Star:  Video:  Protest signs:  "My P*ssy Grabs Back," "Hands Out of My Transition," etc. +
          Tony's Kansas City:  Exclusive footage:  Kansas City's anti-Trump protests growing more militant
          The Maneater:  Crying, yelling as liberals congregate to mourn Trump victory;  Black coed uses racial slur, surmises her "rapist" is happy Trump won;  Event achieves climax when strangers touch each other whilst singing Black Eyed Peas song
          The Maneater:  Trump once called Mizzou race protests "disgusting"
          P-D:  Post-election retail therapy could be unprecedented;  Photos of gals spending money
          Columbia Missourian:  Local activists vow to fight Standing Rock pipeline, regardless of Trump's win;  Comments from Indian leader Bigsoldier, paleface kemosabe
          Washington Post:  A battle for the soul of the Democratic Party;  Jason Kander considering run for DNC chairman
          Washington Missourian:  Franklin County voters see red in statewide elections;  Greitens beats Koster 55-37, while other GOP candidates spank Democrats by 2-to-1 margins
          SNL:  Envisioning an Eric Greitens administration;  Comments from GOP Reps. Kevin Austin and Elijah Haahr, Drury poli sci prof Dan Ponder, Mizzoui poli sci prof Marvin Overby, Koster's David Turner X
          Mother Jones:  Missouri becomes next state to enact a voter ID law;  Voters approve measure by 63-37 margin
          Columbia Missourian:  Pot enthusiasts:  We'll totally get our act together for the 2018 ballot, for real this time
          AP:  Nixon to travel to United Arab Emirates
          SE Missourian editorial:  After GOP's evisceration of Missouri Democrats, conservative policies will improve our state and country +
          P-D editorial:  Greitens will need new ideas to fix a broken tax structure
          Waters:  Octogenarian publisher wants to buy Blunt a drink to make up for endorsing Kander X
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        Saturday, November 12
       
P-D:  Anti-Trump gathering at Washington University features weeping, singing, emotional screeds;  30-year-old man male:  "This is not America. So I just need a hug."
          KC Star:  Anti-Trump demonstrators march from Union Station to City Hall +
          KC Star:  Video:  Millennial female explains emotional hardship of election results, says she's "not cool with Trump ... I can't do this anymore";  Crowd chants, woman shrieks at lone Trump supporter +
          Columbia Missourian:  Planned Parenthood protest draws less than two dozen;  Mizzou coed says Trump election was "an attack on my life, my identity"
          KWMU:  Wash U freshmen react to Trump victory;  Liberal student brags to professor about ripping "Make America Great Again" hat off Trump supporter's head
          Tony's Kansas City:  Missouri's post-election winners:  Cleaver, Rizzo, non-liberal Caucasoid males
          P-D:  Even in a nation with a long history of protests, anti-Trump strife is unusual;  Reporter Kevin McDermott begins expanding Post-Dispatch academic source pool, interviews Wash U history prof and Mizzou public affairs prof
          P-D:  How did Trump come to represent Flyover Country?  Reporter Chuck Raasch begins expanding Post-Dispatch academic source pool, interviews SEMO poli sci prof Jeremy Walling
          P-D:  How the Trump agenda could change the way St. Louis does business;  Comments from 1/2 of Post-Dispatch polisci prof pundit pool (Ken Warren, SLU)
          97.1FM (St. Louis):  Tim Jones responds to Christopher Ave's post-election "fake news" complaints (9:00), corrects misinformation about Travis Brown's First Rule and Rex Sinquefield
          P-D:  In wake of election, Post-Dispatch gives black conservative Stacy Washington a column
          Drebes:  Obama commutations with Missouri ties:  Three urban dope dealers
          The Missouri Times:  Republican sweep of statewide offices ushers in new era of Missouri politics;  Democrats' highest-ranking state official soon to be Nicole Galloway
          The Missouri Times:  10 People Who Made an Impact:  Asher Allman, Aaron Baker, Titus Bond, Casey Burns, Scott Charton, Jeff Layman, Jon Prouty, Abe Rakov, Jonathan Ratliff, David Turner
          The Missouri Times:  Legislative leaders optimistic about working with Greitens despite candidate's 'corruption' allegations
          KWMU:  Greitens reaches out as he prepares to take the helm of Missouri state government
          AP:  Greitens to announce transition team next week
          P-D:  Greitens and his family prepare for move to Jefferson City
          Missourinet:  Incoming Lt. Gov. Mike Parson reflects on his military service
          KC Star:  Courts will look at campaign contribution limits;  Comments from Todd Jones, James Harris, Sen. Jason Holsman (D-Kansas City) +
          P-D:  After leaving Legislature, former Rep. Tony Dugger (R-Hartville) to provide for his family by working as a lobbyist
          Missourinet:  Republicans eye 2017 as year to make Missouri a 'right to work' state
          Missourinet:  Nixon:  Missouri exports expected to reach all-time high
          KWMU:  New signs coming to Missouri highways will point the way to alternative fuel stations
          Washington Missourian:  Washington School District achieves 91.8 percent of annual state report card X
          Washington Missourian:  St. Clair R-XIII School District scores 88.2 percent on state report card X
          CDT's Waters:  Greitens should return to who he was before he ran against Koster;  Stephen Webber's loss due to complacency;  Among GOP victories, Josh Hawley's victory is most bothersome X
          KC Star letter:  KC septuagenarian disagrees with Sam Graves on gun control +
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        Friday, November 11   Veterans Day
       
Kraske:  Winding down one wacky campaign season:  Trump wins Missouri women, Carnahans finally exit stage left, much more +
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Nixon (D) expresses respect for voters' selection of Greitens;  Jason Kander (D) accepts voters' decision, expresses love of country;  NAACP's Nimrod Chapel complains about voter-approved photo ID provision +
          KWMU:  Behind the Headlines:  How were pollsters and mainstream media so wrong about the presidential election?  Thoughts from Missouri's preeminent polling expert Terry Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Administration at UMSL
          KDNL (St. Louis):  The Allman Report:  Jamie Allman reacts to Post-Dispatch podcast linked here yesterday, responds to Christopher Ave's comments about "fake news" and misinformation about show ownership
          Twitter:  Post-Dispatch family columnist/beauty-product reviewer/"tolerance" crusader Aisha Sultan blocks blogger after he links to her podcast appearance yesterday
          Columbia Missourian:  Students, area liberals gather in Speakers' Circle to lament the reality of President Donald Trump
          Columbia Missourian:  Post-election femotions:  Liberal gals ages 37 to 84 lament the unreality of Clinton as "Madame President"
          The Maneater:  Campus feminists in a tizzy over Trump's victory;  College Republicans leader Francesca Boewe responds with facts about election results, gender of Trump's campaign manager
          The Missouri Times:  Greitens meets with Nixon as part of transition
          KWMU:  Bumpy road ahead for some of Missouri's new constitutional amendments
          Missourinet:  Missouri Agriculture Director Richard Fordyce wants to continue to lead department
          The Missouri Times:  Senate Majority Caucus re-elects Ron Richard as President Pro Tem
          Missourinet:  Dem legislators assign Reps. Gail McCann Beatty (D-Kansas City), Gina Mitten (D-St. Louis) responsibility of heading up House superminority
          The Missouri Times:  Caucuses elect leaders;  Rep-elect Steve Roberts (D-St. Louis) wins leadership spot in Legislative Black Caucus
          SE Missourian:  Area lawmakers push for 'right-to-work' law in Missouri +
          Washington Missourian:  Nixon highlights A+ program expansion at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School X
          Missourinet:  Missouri-based provider of home loans to veterans raising big money for injured soldiers
          Columbia Missourian:  For opening weekend, a full-court press on lethal deer disease
          P-D:  At criminal justice forum, talk about ramifications of Trump's election for Ferguson;  Comments from U.S. Rep. Lacy Clay, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles
          Columbia Missourian's George Kennedy:  Trump won - let's get rid of the electoral college
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        Thursday, November 10
       
Rosenbaum:  Answering the 12 questions asked before a red wave swept through Missouri
          KWMU:  Missouri's rural voters flocked to Trump, fueling statewide GOP victories
          Columbia Missourian:  Republican lawmakers in 'full control' following election sweep;  Student reporters build upon and expand newspaper's source pool, identify polisci prof under 60 years old
          P-D:  'What the hell happened' in Missouri? The evolution of a newly-minted red state;  Reporter Kevin McDermott digs deep, interviews 1/2 of Post-Dispatch polisci prof pundit pool (Ken Warren, SLU)
          P-D:  Even with Republicans in control of state government, Greitens faces challenges;  Reporter Kurt Erickson goes the extra mile, interviews 1/2 of Post-Dispatch polisci prof pundit pool (Dave Robertson, UMSL)
          P-D:  Audio:  Post-Dispatch reporters, editors react to Trump's victory, GOP success in Missouri;  Family columnist/beauty-product reviewer Aisha Sultan expresses "fear and anxiety" (2:40), gets emotional about Trump's "racism" (8:30), says Trump voters were angry about "8 years of a black man as President" (18:25)
          P-D:  Audio:  Political and national editor Christopher Ave says "most journalists have a sort of viewpoint that derives from being educated, largely at liberal arts universities ... we as a breed are more educated than the average American" (6:30)
          P-D:  Audio:  Christopher Ave expresses frustration with "fake news" produced by Rex Sinquefield team (12:15), specifically The Allman Report (broadcast weekdays at 5 p.m. on KDNL in St. Louis)
          P-D:  Audio:  Editor Gilbert Bailon signals paper's upcoming coverage of GOP opposition to Obamacare, focus on hard-knock "victim" tales (14:50)
          P-D:  Local Trump supporters celebrate the new president-elect
          KC Star:  Donald Trump's win is almost too good to be true for his Kansas City area supporters +
          SNL:  Area reactions:  Seasoned Caucasoid male happy;  Young black gal mad;  Church secretary happy;  Septuagenarian German frau mad X
          KC Star:  Anti-Trump protests draw hundreds in Kansas City +
          KC Star:  Video:  Throng stomps through downtown, chants "Not my president";  Rotund Caucasoid with facial accessories explains rejection of election results;  Signs include "Ashamed in AmeriKKKa," etc. +
          Tony's Kansas City:  First, original reporting on KC protests;  Compendium of area news coverage of march, protest
          SNL:  Hancock:  Missouri, U.S. have "turned around" X
          Missourinet:  Missouri turns brighter red after elections
          P-D's Chuck Raash:  Winners and losers from Election Day
          KC Star's Jason Hancock:  Winners and losers from Election Day +
          AP:  Mizzou student gets emotional about election results, threatens to kill Trump supporters;  Gregory Phipps released on $500 bond
          CDT:  23-year-old male gets emotionally triggered over Trump victory, makes violent threats on social media X
          Tony's Kansas City:  Kansas City's political "girl power" mentality to blame for demise of Missouri Democratic Party
          Tony's Kansas City:  John Rizzo emerges from GOP sweep as new KC Democratic Party stalwart;  Mayor Sly James traveled to Columbia for Stephen Webber, but couldn't bother to support Democrat in his own backyard
          KC Star:  Jim Talent's name bandied about as possible Defense secretary +
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Greitens looks at the opportunities ahead +
          P-D:  Greitens likely to make Missouri a 'right to work' state
          Missourinet:  Speaker Todd Richardson:  Missouri House Republicans will focus on labor, tort and education reform
          The Missouri Times:  Haahr, Kolkmeyer, Lynch to assume leadership roles
          SNL:  Helms joins GOP caucus in Jefferson City, where Elijah Haahr is elected to top leadership role X
          KTVI (St. Louis):  From seed to shelf:  Medical marijuana usage in Missouri
          The Missouri Times:  Hundreds of Missouri teachers gather for annual convention
          KWMU:  Time to recycle political mail and door-to-door flyers
          SE Missourian:  Firearm season for deer begins Saturday +
          P-D editorial:  Missouri Republicans:  Swamp creatures vs. Drain-the-Swamp governor;  Greitens must reconcile anti-legislator rhetoric with need to lead
          SNL editorial:  Adults should harness election emotions and do something worthwhile X
          KC Star's Mary Sanchez:  Greitens should shift positions on crime, guns +
          P-D letter:  Webster Groves man responds to Messenger's anti-GOP column, says voters are fed up with liberal agenda
          P-D letter:  Chesterfield man suggests election results should teach Post-Dispatch editors, reporters how far out of touch they are with hardworking Missourians
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        Wednesday, November 9   Missouri election results
       
KWMU:  Blunt defeats Kander;  Missouri Republicans set for solid control of Missouri state government
        CDT:  Police catch vandals trespassing, defacing Trump signs;  Ladavia Robinson, Imani Simmons-Elloie, Dionte Boyd, Alexxis [sic?] Means, Karalyn Kelley busted X
        KC Star:  Roy Blunt wins solid victory in Senate race +
        SNL:  Blunt wins hard-fought Senate race X
        AP:  Blunt keeps U.S. Senate seat as Kander concedes
        P-D:  Blunt beats Kander by 7
        Missourinet:  Kander says he hopes his run inspires young Missourians
        KWMU:  Republicans prevail in down-ballot races;  Incumbents win congressional races
        Columbia Missourian:  GOP sweeps statewide offices
        P-D:  GOP wins attorney general, other down-ballot races
        KC Star:  Cleaver, Graves, Hartzler prevail +
        CDT:  Hartzler wins easy victory in 4th District race X
        Columbia Missourian:  Hartzler wins fourth term in U.S. House
        SNL:  Billy Long wins fourth term as Republicans retain House majority X
        AP:  Greitens defeats Koster to win governor's race
        P-D:  Greitens elected governor
        Missourinet:  Audio:  Greitens' victory speech
        Messenger:  The tragedy of a GOP gubernatorial win:  Rage defeats reason
        Missourinet:  Republicans win big
        KWMU:  Election issues results:  Parks, campaign limits, voter photo ID pass, as do limits on sales taxes
        SNL:  Voters reject tobacco tax to fund preschool expansion X
        P-D:  Tobacco taxes fail;  Campaign limits, voter photo ID pass
        CDT:  Boone County voters choose Democrats in presidential, statewide races X
        CDT:  Rowden defeats Webber to hold 19th District Senate for GOP X
        Columbia Missourian:  Rowden edges Webber in 19th District Senate race
        CDT:  Party alignment unchanged as voters return Basye and Kendrick, elect Stevens and Reisch X
        Columbia Missourian:  Boone County House districts stick with their parties
        SNL:  Area Republicans cruise to victory in most statehouse races X
        SNL:  Austin, Helms win;  Quade's victory keeps 132 blue X
        P-D:  In Democratic committeeman election, Ferguson Twitter celebrity Rasheen "SheenBean" Aldridge defeats Rodney Hubbard Sr.
        Drebes:  Speaker Pro Tem contender Joe Don McGaugh:  Office shouldn't be a lounge for lobbyists
        KWMU:  Missouri Supreme Court hears disputed tobacco settlement case
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        Tuesday, November 8  Secretary of State Election Results:  Available after 7 p.m.
       
The Missouri Times:  List of candidates' election-night watch parties
          KWMU:  Candidates' last-minute appeals for votes wraps up in St. Louis
          The Missouri Times:  Koster and Kander lead Democratic rally on election eve
          The Missouri Times:  Blunt, Schmitt and Parson tour growing businesses in final hours of campaign
          The Missouri Times:  Greitens calls for 'clean sweep' in Tuesday's election
          CDT:  Statewide candidates kick off final election push in Columbia X
          St. Joseph News-Press:  GOP candidates make final campaign swing X
          Columbia Missourian:  Greitens holds last-minute rally in Columbia
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  Election eve activities
          AP:  Candidates in top Missouri races make last-minute push
          KWMU:  Mannies & Rosenbaum talk Trump coattails, Blunt vs. Kander, Greitens vs. Koster, more
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation calls out Humane Society Legislative Fund on Koster attack ads
          The Missouri Times:  Final tipsheet:  Missouri statewide offices
          St. Joseph News-Press:  Voters try to sort through competing tobacco measures
          Columbia Missourian:  Annual pre-election send-reporter-to-coffee-shop-to-talk-to-olds story
          Drebes:  SOS turnout estimate
          Missourinet:  Missouri's county clerks poised to handle record voting
          SNL:  Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller (R) predicts 65 percent voter turnout X
          SNL:  Deputies will perform roles helping disabled voters, ensuring integrity at polling places despite flak X
          Missourinet:  Democrats, NAACP oppose plan to station deputies inside Springfield polling places
          Columbia Missourian:  Boone County braces for election day turnout
          P-D:  Live updates on St. Louis area voting
          KC Star:  Long lines form early at KC polling places +
          The Missouri Times:  Final tip sheet:  Missouri Senate races
          The Missouri Times:  Final tip sheet:  Missouri House races
          KC Star:  Star removes pageview limit restrictions for election week +
          KWMU:  St. Louis VA moves its benefits office from downtown to Overland
          Missourinet:  McCaskill calls Janet Reno a role model
          KC Star:  KC Public Schools hits the full accreditation mark for the first time in decades +
          CDT:  Loftin reflects on Wolfe, last days in office X
          KC Star:  Missouri trooper's manslaughter trial delayed in Brandon Ellingson drowning case +
          KC Star endorsements:  Recap:  Clinton and 4 Democrats, 7 Republicans +
          KC Star endorsements:  State representative races:  3 Democrats, 4 Republicans +
          P-D endorsements:  Recap:  Clinton and 6 Democrats, zero (0) Republicans
          P-D letter:  Wildwood man says Koster's experience is a positive, not a negative
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        Monday, November 7   Election Eve
       
Rosenbaum:  The 12 burning questions of Missouri's unpredictable election
          Missourinet:  General election turnout could reach an all-time high in Missouri
          Columbia Missourian:  Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren (D) says media protrayal of one presidential candidate as surefire winner has a dampening effect on turnout
          NY Times:  McCaskill:  Biggest threat to democracy is "failing business model of real journalism;"  Senior senator laments rise of "fake news"
          P-D's Chuck Raasch:  What did Americans learn about themselves in 2016 election?  Thoughts from two Mizzou profs, Missouri Democratic Party's Roy Temple
          KC Star:  Area feminists rally against Trump, Republicans +
          SNL:  Blunt, Kander make final frenzied pitch X
          Kraske:  The Chat:  McCaskill on Comey;  Missouri Budget Project on Amendment 4 +
          P-D:  Photo gallery:  2016 St. Louis Veterans Day Parade
          P-D:  New Americans talks citizenship, policy and community ahead of historic election;  Thoughts on democracy from those who chose to follow immigration laws
          This Week in Missouri Politics:  Guest Russ Carnahan;  Panel of Sarah Martin, Jane Dueker, David Steelman, and Sen. Bob Onder (R-Lake Saint Louis) discuss statewide candidates and amendments
          This Week in Missouri Politics:  Overtime edition:  Panel makes predictions on U.S. Senate race, other statewide races
          Drebes:  A look at money spent against Amendment 2
          Missourinet:  House leaders Denny Hoskins (R), Gina Mitten (D) frame expectations for tomorrow's state rep races
          KWMU:  UM System leaders say racial climate is improving
          SE Missourian:  Three area schools get perfect scores in state report +
          P-D:  Area district rankings:  Brentwood 100%;  Kirkwood 99.3%;  Francis Howell, Ft. Zumwalt and Orchard Farm (St. Charles Co.) 99.3%;  Riverview Gardens 74.6%;  Ferguson-Florissant 70.4%;  Normandy 54.6%
          KWMU:  Progress report:  Normandy test scores improve, while Riverview Gardens and St. Louis Public Schools continue to disappoint
          Missourinet:  MoDOT to winter test run this weekend
          KWMU:  Franklin County animal-rights activist sues state, feds, gravel-mining company over habitat for grey bats
          P-D editorial:  Know your rights when heading to the polls;  Donald Trump is trying to tear down our electoral system
          Priddy:  "Big money" doesn't bother fighting Amendment 2 - because it knows Amendment 2 doesn't matter
          Messenger:  State beginning to resemble HBO "Westworld" theme park;  Elderly St. Louis City man defending himself and his property from marauding hoodlums, other recent examples show Missouri has too many guns
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        Sunday, November 6
       
KWMU:  St. Louis County election officials say absentee voting similar to 2012
        Washington Missourian:  Franklin County clerk expects 75 percent turnout X
        JCNT:  Cole County clerk expects 75 percent turnout X
        Daily Dunklin Democrat:  Dunklin County clerk expects 60 percent turnout +
        KWMU:  St. Patrick Center registers fewer than 30 homeless voters, will provide free bus passes on Tuesday
        SNL:  In change, deputies at Greene County polls will now be in plain clothes X
        CDT:  State GOP Chairman John Hancock predicts GOP sweep in Missouri on Tuesday X
        LA Times:  Overview:  Missouri's U.S. Senate race
        Drebes:  KC Star editorial board takes a right turn - even endorsing Republicans - after dumping liberal greyhairs
        SE Missourian:  Overview:  Jason Smith's re-election +
        The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  3 Days Out
        The Missouri Times:  Koster emphasizes bipartisan credentials on state tour with ag leaders
        KNPN (St. Joseph):  Video:  Koster makes final campaign push at event with ag leaders
        P-D:  Overview:  Governor's race:  Eric Greitens vs. Chris Koster
        P-D:  "Black Vote Brunch" targets Amendment 6
        SE Missourian:  Highway Patrol data shows fatal crashes on the increase in region, state +
        P-D:  In the battle of Missouri hunters vs. deer, crossbows are a game-changer
        CDT:  After tumultuous fall 2015, Concerned Student 1950 fades from view X
        CDT:  Faculty reflect on fall 2015 race histrionics X
        P-D endorsements:  Jason Kander (D) for U.S. Senate;  Chris Koster (D) for governor
        St. Joseph News-Press endorsement recap:  All Republicans, except Judy Baker (D) for state treasurer X
        Washington Missourian endorsements:  Yes on Amendments 1 and 2;  No on 4 and 6;  Maybe on tobacco taxes X
        KC Star endorsements:  Missouri House:  Ken Wilson (R);  Tyler McCall (D);  Kevin Corlew (R);  Mark Ellebracht (D);  Ira Anders (D);  William Van Buskirk (R);  Donna Pfautsch (R) +
        McClellan:  Response to Tony Messenger's "I still believe her" stance:  Roberts-Walker case raises questions of "rape culture" and guilty-until-proven-innocent mindset
        SE Missourian letter:  Missouri Association of Realtors' Jeff Long urges 'Yes' vote on Amendment 4 +
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        Saturday, November 5
       
Kraske:  Numbers say a lot about election 2016:  Factoids and data points on voters, campaign spending, interest group scores, much more +
          KC Star:  'I can't wait for the election to be over;'  Voters hope for respite after Tuesday;  Comments from psychologist, reverend, poli sci 100 prof +
          CDT:  Multiple checks and security measures protect election fairness, says Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren (D) X
          KWMU:  "St. Louis on the Air":  Four days before election, Claire McCaskill gives GOTV push for Hillary Clinton, Jason Kander, Amendment 2
          SNL:  Blunt event added to state's packed political schedule ahead of Tuesday's election X
          Columbia Missourian:  Fact check:  Blunt campaign wrong about Kander manipulating elections
          KC Star:  Profile:  Roy Blunt +
          KC Star:  Profile:  Jason Kander +
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  4 Days Out
          P-D:  Ethics complaint against Greitens is dismissed
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Right to Life makes no endorsement in governor's race, labels Greitens and Turilli as 'pro-life'
          KC Star:  Greitens vs. Kander issue breakdown:  Medicaid expansion, minimum wage, LGBTQIA rights, more +
          The Missouri Times:  Humane Society political arm weighs in for Eric Greitens and Russ Carnahan with mailings attacking Chris Koster and Mike Parson
          P-D:  Overview:  Lieutenant governor:  Russ Carnahan vs. Mike Parson
          The Missourian:  Attorney general's race:  The week in review
          Missourinet:  Overview:  Amendment 2
          Drebes:  MOScout poll shows Amendment 4 surging
          CDT:  Profile:  Caleb Rowden X
          CDT:  Profile:  Stephen Webber X
          The Missouri Times:  New polls:  Webber-Rowden tied, Scott Sifton opening lead on Randy Jotte
          CDT:  Fact check:  Webber, Rowden attack and response ads X
          P-D:  GOP looks to defend House supermajority;  St. Francois County Dem candidate won't say if he's voting for Hillary Clinton
          Washington Missourian:  Overview:  Justin Alferman (R) vs. Tom Smith (D) X
          Washington Missourian:  Overview:  Paul Curtman vs. Green Party candidate X
          The Missouri Times:  Restraining order and tax liens make 70th District the nastiest race in the state
          Columbia Missourian:  Election news quiz:  Enter to win $25 gift card to The Heidelberg
          P-D:  Nixon heading to Germany and Israel, seeks to convince Bayer to invest more in Missouri
          CDT:  Not being a candidate is 'liberating,' Nixon says at Columbia event X
          CDT:  Nixon announces grant for MKT work during visit to Columbia X
          KC Star:  Nixon wins legal showdown with state public defender system +
          Missourinet:  Court dismisses Missouri Public Defender System director's lawsuit against Nixon
          P-D:  Medical examiner confirms body found in Ste. Genevieve County is that of Lynn Messer
          The Missouri Times:  MoDOT passes financial audit
          Washington Missourian endorsement:  Eric Schmitt (R) for state treasurer X
          P-D editorial:  Ann Wagner's unwavering ambivalence on Trump
          Columbia Missourian's Tom Warhover:  A year after race hysteria reached its peak, the solution is clear:  More talking
          KC Star letter:  Warsaw sexagenarian opposes Amendment 6, says "people of color," olds and poors will find obtaining an ID "impossible" +
          P-D letter:  Local League of Women Voters klatch:  Vote 'No' on Amendment 6
          P-D letter:  Illinois septuagenarian opposes 'right to work'
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        Friday, November 4
       
KWMU:  St. Louis on the Air:  McCaskill to appear on septuagenarian Don Marsh's show today to stump for Clinton, Amendment 2, other pet campaigns
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Ann Wagner on Trump;  Kander camp on Trump voters' crossover;  Ted Cruz on Blunt and Supreme Court;  Roy Temple on Greitens' charity/campaign blurred lines +
          St. Joseph News-Press:  Kander visits St. Joe as part of GOTV push X
          St. Joseph News-Press:  Overview:  Roy Blunt vs. Jason Kander X
          SNL:  Kander, Greitens, Koster in Springfield this weekend X
          KWMU:  Compendium of coverage on each statewide race and ballot initiative
          KWMU:  In Missouri's U.S. Senate and governor races, it's hard to follow the money
          The Missouri Times:  Ann Wagner's campaign criticizes Dem opponent for not disclosing tax liens
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  5 Days Out
          The Missouri Times:  Poll numbers:  How Greitens and Koster are performing in each Missouri media market
          KWMU:  Missouri leads the way in TV ad spending on state contests
          AP:  Greitens, Koster campaigns tailor ads to suit Missouri's diverse geography, demographics
          AP:  Missouri Ethics Commission subpoenas Greitens' ex-aide
          KWMU:  Overview:  Attorney general:  Josh Hawley vs. Teresa Hensley
          Missourinet:  Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst pushes for passage of Amendment 1
          The Missouri Times:  Amendment 3 supporters make final push
          The Missouri Times:  Amendment 4 campaign cites support from state GOP, Libertarian parties
          KSGF:  Yes on Amendment 4 says no to service taxes
          Missourinet:  Overview:  Amendment 4:  Scott Charton vs. Missouri Budget Project's Traci Gleason
          Columbia Missourian:  ACLU's Mustafa Abdullah campaigns against Amendment 6
          KWMU:  Overview:  Proposition A:  Ron Leone vs. Stacy Reliford
          Columbia Missourian:  District 47 profile:  Rep. Chuck Basye (R)
          Columbia Missourian:  District 47 profile:  Susan McClintic (D)
          Washington Missourian:  MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna addresses local group, says he favors "citizen/taxpayer-centric" approach to road funding X
          CDT:  University of Missouri curators set new president's pay at $530,000 X
          AP:  New University of Missouri system president to earn $530K a year
          Washington Missourian endorsement:  Blaine Luetkemeyer (R) for U.S. Congress X
          P-D editorial:  The dark forces behind Eric Greitens' gubernatorial campaign
          Columbia Missourian's Steve Spellman:  Vote 'No' on Amendments 2 and 6
          P-D op-ed:  St. Louis Labor Tribune's Ed Finklestein:  'Right to work' is a great slogan, but it's deceptive
          P-D letter:  St. Louis County man says Amendment 4 is part of conspiracy to rob the poor and middle class to benefit the wealthy
          SE Missourian letter:  Area woman summarizes ballot initiatives, urges 'Yes' vote on Amendment 6 and 'No' on everything else +
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        Thursday, November 3
       
Missourinet:  Both sides in U.S. Senate race claim advantages;  Comments from Rich Chrismer, MO Dems' Will Baskin-Gerwitz
          SE Missourian:  Clinton-Trump race to boost voter turnout, local officials say;  Comments from Cape County Clerk Kara Clark Summers (R), others +
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Pundits analyze Trump-Blunt numbers;  Parson calls Carnahan's valet-parking charge a lie;  More +
          McClatchy:  McCaskill says most GOP U.S. senators will secretly vote for Hillary Clinton
          SNL:  Ted Cruz joints Blunt, statewide GOP candidates in Springfield X
          Missourinet:  Ann Wagner won't endorse Trump, but will vote for him
          P-D:  Ann Wagner, who last month withdrew Trump endorsement, now says she will vote for GOP nominee
          P-D:  2018 U.S. Senate race to feature McCaskill vs. Wagner - maybe
          KC Star:  Libertarian VP candidate William Weld to visit Kansas City today +
          Missourinet:  U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visits Fort Leonard Wood
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  6 Days Out
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Ethics Commission to take depositions in Missouri Democratic Party ethics complaint regarding Greitens donor list
          SNL:  Democrats say Greitens mailer broke federal law X
          The Missouri Times:  Less than one week out, poll shows Greitens up for the first time
          KWMU:  Politically Speaking podcast:  Russ Carnahan talks with Mannies & Rosenbaum about mending fences with Lacy Clay, support for low-income housing tax credit, Tour of Missouri bike race, more
          P-D:  Missouri Ethics Commission dismisses complaint against Josh Hawley
          The Examiner (Jackson County):  Making sense of dueling tobacco taxes
          NPR:  Why tobacco companies are spending millions to boost a cigarette tax
          KSHB (Kansas City):  Overview:  Amendment 3
          KWMU:  Overview:  Amendment 3:  Jane Dueker vs. Ron Leone
          SE Missourinet:  First Friday Coffee event to focus on Amendments 3 and 4 +
          KWMU:  Overview:  Amendment 4:  Scott Charton vs. Amy Blouin
          KWMU:  Overview:  Amendment 6:  Rep. Shamed Dogan (R-Ballwin) vs. veteran liberal Denise Lieberman
          Columbia Missourian:  Overview:  Amendment 6
          KWMU:  Marijuana measures are on the ballot in nine Missouri states, but not Missouri
          P-D:  Local state rep races:  Mark Milton (R) vs. Deb Lavender (D);  Byron DeLear (D) vs. Mark Matthiesen (R);  Cloria Brown (R) vs. Vicki Englund (D);  Rob Vescovo (R) vs. Bob Butler (D);  Dan Shaul (R) vs. Karen Settlemoir-Berg (D)
          Columbia Missourian:  Profile:  State rep candidate Don Waterman (R)
          Columbia Missourian:  Profile:  State rep candidate Martha Stevens (D)
          Columbia Missourian:  Profile:  State rep candidate Kip Kendrick (D)
          Columbia Missourian:  Profile:  State rep candidate William Lee (I)
          Drebes:  Campaign committee changes:  Anne Zerr, John Brunner, others
          Missourinet:  Missouri Secretary of State office offers new website for voting information
          The Missouri Times:  Skeletal remains found on Missouri lobbyist Kerry Messer's property
          The Missouri Times:  Messer's son, granddaughters located skeletal remains
          The Missouri Times:  Son calls for Messer to come clean about murder
          AP:  Sheriff says remains are likely those of Kerry Messer's wife
          P-D:  Skeletal remains found in woods 'likely' those of Kerry Messer's wife
          P-D:  After lawsuit, Sen. Paul Wieland (R-Imperial) enrolls family in contraception-free health insurance plan
          CDT:  New University of Missouri president to start March 1 X
          KWMU:  Choi, new UM system president, wants high standards and an inclusive environment
          Missourinet:  Dr. Mun Choi says he wants to repair relationship between school and Legislature, protest group
          AP:  New UM system president says open dialogue will quell disturbances from campus malcontents
          Missourinet:  Select Committee on Education Vice Chairman Rep. David Wood (R-Versailles) wants UM Board of Curators to consider Hank Foley for permanent post
          SNL endorsements:  Roy Blunt (R) for U.S. Senate;  Billy Long (R) for U.S. Congress;  Chris Koster (D) for governor X
          Washington Missourian endorsement:  Jay Ashcroft (R) for secretary of state X
          P-D op-ed:  Missouri School Boards' Association's Melissa Randol:  Amendment 3:  A choice between cheap cigarettes or kids
          P-D op-ed:  ACLU's Jeffrey Mittman:  Amendment 3:  A stealth attack on religious freedom
          KC Star letters:  Kansas sexagenarian expresses her outrage over newspaper endorsement of Roy Blunt;  Sexagenarian tobacco farmer opposes Amendment 3 +
          P-D letter:  Greitens supporter says candidate's salary is modest compared to that of other CEOs
          St. Joseph News-Press letter:  Sen. Rob Schaaf (R-St. Joseph) supports Amendment 2 X
          P-D letter:  Fenton man opposes new cigarette taxes, says worthy projects should be paid for by majority of taxpayers
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        Wednesday, November 2
       
Washington Post:  A Jason Kander win could mean Republicans losing control of the U.S. Senate;  Trump outpaces Blunt in recent polls
          P-D:  New poll confirms neck-and-neck races for U.S. Senate, governor
          Daily Dunklin Democrat:  Kander stops in Caruthersville, talks about opposition to Trans Pacific Partnership and 'right to work' X
          SNL:  North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) stumps for Kander in Springfield X
          Kraske:  The Chat:  Blunt-Cruz vs. Kander-Warren;  Greitens on improving government agencies' performance;  Koster on bipartisan cooperation +
          SNL:  Newt Gingrich speaks at College of the Ozarks forum, praises Blunt and Billy Long X
          P-D:  St. Louis County absentees on pace with 2012;  St. Charles County seeing double the rate of absentee ballots compared to four years ago
          Drebes:  Axiom's Aaron Baker offers anecdotes suggesting high turnout among Trump supporters
          Missourinet:  Conservative environmental group holds forum at Washington University;  "Republic-EN" says it's time for an "eco-right" to challenge "eco-left" on climate-change and tax policies
          P-D:  Bankrupt Peabody Energy still paying Washington lobbyists;  Milkman's son Dick Gephardt among those representing St. Louis-based company
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  7 Days Out:  New poll, payday loan issue, more
          The Missouri Times:  Republicans, Koster spar over contributions from payday loan industry
          P-D:  Missouri Republican Party highlights payday-lender contributions to Koster
          KC Star:  GOP targets Koster's contributions from payday-loan industry +
          Missourinet:  At lt. gov debate, Carnahan and Parson emphasize transportation and safety, but clash on ethics
          KWMU:  Politically Speaking podcast:  Mike Parson talks with Mannies & Rosenbaum about low-income housing tax credits, Carnahan's liberalism, Bubs Hohulin, more
          P-D:  Overview:  Attorney general race:  Josh Hawley vs. Teresa Hensley
          CDT:  Rowden-Webber race spending approaching $4 million X
          KC Star:  Senate Republicans to continue raising money after election +
          Rosenbaum:  Upcoming election will put House supermajority to the test;  A look at key races
          Missourinet:  Special pavement planned for mid-Missouri highway could reduce crashes by 90%
          KWMU:  City school transition talks won't resume before January
          P-D:  Missouri Supreme Court to weigh in on utility surcharge in St. Louis County
          KC Star endorsements:  Emanuel Cleaver (D), Sam Graves (R) for U.S. Congress +
          P-D endorsement:  Bill Otto (D) for U.S. Congress
          CDT:  Missouri Parks Association's Susan Flader:  Vote 'Yes' on Amendment 1 to reinvest in parks, soil, water X
          P-D op-ed:  Claire McCaskill:  Vote 'Yes' on Amendment 2 to limit the influence of the rich and powerful
          P-D op-ed:  Ferguson Commission Co-Chair Rev. Starsky Wilson:  Approve Amendment 3 to spend more money on pre-K education
          KC Star letters:  Area liberal expresses anger over paper's endorsement of Roy Blunt;  Fair Grove man opposes Amendment 4 +
          SE Missourian letter:  Amendment 3 supporter seeks to counter "misinformation" and "confusion" about proposal +
          P-D letter:  Union leader opposes 'right to work'
          P-D letter:  Kirkwood man dislikes new Missouri license plate letter/number configuration
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        Tuesday, November 1
       
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          KC Star:  Obamacare will be costlier in KC area in 2017 +
          Missourinet:  McCaskill blasts FBI director for timing of announcement that could hurt Clinton campaign
          The Missouri Times:  Missouri Scout (Drebes) poll:  Blunt up 3 over Kander;  Koster up 1 over Greitens;  Poll taken prior to FBI-Clinton e-mail news
          Missourinet:  Columbia College prof predictions:  Blunt, Koster win
          SE Missourian:  Blunt, Kander make repeated visits to Cape in hot U.S. Senate race +
          KC Star:  Kander dumping $25,000 in donations after questions about law firm's contributions +
          AP:  Kander donates $25,000 in questionable donations to U.S. Treasury;  Cash came from Massachusetts law firm that violated federal election law
          KC Star:  Blunt took campaign contributions from for-profit colleges +
          The Missouri Times:  Spending on political ads is going down
          The Missouri Times:  Governor's race countdown:  Day 8
          KWMU:  GOP group bankrolls Greitens as he and Koster break spending record
          Missourinet:  Video:  Russ Carnahan vs. Mike Parson debate
          Missourinet:  In lieutenant governor debate, Carnahan and Parson emphasize experience and bipartisanship
          P-D:  Overview:  Secretary of state:  Jay Ashcroft vs. Robin Smith
          KWMU:  Overview:  Amendment 6
          The Missouri Times:  House Tip Sheet:  8 Days before general election
          The Missouri Times:  Profile:  Incoming state Rep. Jean Evans (R-Ballwin), taking over for Andrew Koenig
          SNL:  Area state rep candidates to appear at candidate forum X
          KWMU:  Politically Speaking podcast:  Gov. Jay Nixon's talks with Mannies & Rosenbaum about finishing strong, Medicaid expansion, plans for life after politics
          AP:  University of Connecticut Provost Mun Y. Choi to to lead University of Missouri
          KC Star:  University of Missouri curators to name a new system president:  UConn's Mun Choi +
          KWMU:  Missouri patients on ventilators are leaving the state for care;  Comments from Paraquad's Amy Wehmeier, Missouri Health Care Association's Harvey Tettlebaum
          Missourinet:  Rep. Bill Reiboldt (R-Neosho) will urge EPA to approve improved dicamba formulations;  Lack of agency action has keep new tools out of farmers' hands
          KWMU:  Florissant is the latest area city facing federal lawsuit over 'debtors prison' allegations
          P-D editorial:  Greitens, Hawley would mess with Missouri's judicial selection process
          CDT endorsement:  House District 44:  Martha Stevens (D) X
          SNL endorsements:  House races:  Sonya Anderson (R);  Crystal Quade (D);  Elijah Haahr (R);  Curtis Trent (R);  Randy Alberhasky (D);  Kevin Austin (R) X
          Jensen:  Blunt's election will maintain the balance of power in Capitol +
          P-D op-ed:  University of Kentucky Law School prof:  Missourians should vote 'No' on Amendment 6
          Priddy:  Missourians support Amendment 6, and that's really sad.
          St. Joseph News-Press letter:  Area man says Blunt remembers his agricultural roots X
          P-D letter:  Rep. Margo McNeil (D-Florissant):  To put an end to he-said/she-said sex battles, voters must elect more women
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