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Medicaid expansion passes in Missouri

(MissouriNet) — Missouri is the 38th state to approve Medicaid expansion. Amendment 2 passed by just over 51-person of the vote. Supporters of the measure say over 200-thousand Missourians will now qualify for Medicaid. Jen Bersdale, the Executive Director for Missouri Health Care for All, says this measure will also …

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Cole County primary returns

Some winners and some losers last night. Thanks to KMIZ ABC – 17 too! Cole County 19th Circuit Division 2 Judge (R) 100% Reporting Daniel Green * 10,168 David G. Bandre 3,781   Cole County 19th Circuit Division 3 Judge (R) 100% Reporting Cotton Walker * 10,408 Mark Richardson 3,944 …

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Cards sidelined by virus

(MissouriNet Sports) — The four-game series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Comerica Park from Tuesday, August 4th through Thursday, August 6th has been postponed. The Cardinals have had 13 members of the organization test positive for COVID-19, including seven players and six staff members. The …

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This primary will decide some local races

Some Cole County races will be decided in today’s election. Western Commissioner Kris Scheperle faces a challenge from Harry Otto and Gary Bemboom. Former Jefferson City Councilman Rick Mihalevich wants Eastern Commissioner Jeff Hoelscher’s job. Assessor Chris Estes faces three challengers, including former councilman Rick Prather. You’ll see two judges …

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A busy day at the polls

(MissouriNet) — Missouri voters head to the polls today for the primary election. Polls are open statewide from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for today’s primary election. If you are in line by 7 p.m., you can still vote. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says his office won’t begin …

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Ballot issue – Medicaid expansion

A Medicaid expansion measure is one of the hot items on Tuesday’s primary election ballot. Whether Missouri can afford to expand government-funded healthcare to another 230,000 low-income adults depends on who you talk to. Columbia State Representative Kip Kendrick, the House Budget Committee’s ranking Democrat, insists the state would save …

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