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Laclede County primary election totals

Laclede County Republican FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 123 Suzie Pollock 1719 Thomas Wyatt 541 Wes Powell 387 Nathan Williams 526 FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 129: Jeff Knight unopposed FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE CIRCUIT 26 DIVISION 1: Matt Hamner unopposed ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE- DIVISION 4 Larry Winfrey, Jr. unopposed ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE- DIVISION 5: Steve Jackson unopposed PRESIDING COMMISSIONER Al Samons 1417 Randy Angst 4259 Don E. Myers 907 Bill Morris 213 Wesley (Lug) Massey 734 CIRCUIT CLERK: Heather Officer 4423 Lisa Little 3037 COUNTY CLERK: Linda Cansler (Murray) unopposed RECORDER Rollin R. Clamme 2682 Jennifer Raef 4755 TREASURER Kristy Carr...

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Hartzler thanks supporters after decisive primary victory

“We have made significant achievements, but Nancy Pelosi and her allies are ready to reverse our positive reforms.” WASHINGTON, District of Columbia- Incumbent Vicky Hartler is thanking supporters after her primary victory Tuesday over Republican challenger John Webb. With 100% of precincts reporting, Hartzler won by a 73.5% margin. Friends, “Thank you for your overwhelming support in the Primary. I greatly appreciate your prayers and I would not be able to serve in office without friends like you. Moving forward, we cannot rest until we win again in November. Much has been done to restore the American Dream to...

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NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Ride the Ducks Branson sinking

BRANSON, Missouri (NTSB)- On Thursday, July 19, 2018, about 7:05 p.m. central daylight time, the amphibious passenger vessel Stretch Duck 7 owned and operated by Ride the Ducks Branson sank in Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri. Local area forecasts for the time of the accident included thunderstorm warnings and data indicated winds of over 70 mph were encountered by a nearby vessel. The Stretch Duck 7 was carrying 31 persons: 29 passengers and two crew members. The vessel sank in approximately 15 feet of water and came to rest on the lake floor at a depth of 70...

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Missouri man punches same-sex dancers, arrested for hate crime

CAMDEN COUNTY, Missouri- On Saturday night Deputies from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office responded to Shady Gators on Sweet William Road, Lake Ozark, Mo., in reference an alleged assault. During the investigation, deputies arrested Allen M. Loftis, age 22 from Ellsinore, Mo., for assault. Loftis was later charged with 3 counts of Felony Assault Motivated by Discrimination and 1 count of Peace Disturbance a class B Misdemeanor. Loftis allegedly punched two people and assaulted a third who were dancing together. One was wearing a wig and was dressed in a mesh shirt. Deputies said Loftis later told them he...

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Fire chief rescues kitten from blaze on Anthony Road

FALCON, Missouri – The Lebanon Rural Fire Protection District says their chief rescued a kitten during operations at a trailer fire Sunday night. LRFPD Pumper Tanker 72 and Chief 700 assisted the Nebo-Falcon Fire Protection District and numerous other mutual aid companies on a working structure fire off of Anthony RD. Brush truck 73 was added to the alarm along with an additional engine company from Sleeper/Stoutland Fire and Lebanon Fire Department to provide assistance. During the response, Chief 700 was able to rescue a kitten. Care of the animal was handed off to Mercy EMS on scene. EMS...

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