Gaw joins race for Missouri’s 9th Congressional District

Democrat Steve Gaw announced in a release Friday that he will run for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Police searching for shooting suspect

Police are looking for a suspect after an 18-year-old Columbia male came into a local emergency room early Saturday morning with a gunshot wound.

Populists Edwards, Huckabee spur competitors’ talk of economic inequality

Contemporary populists echo past ideals of opposing the elite hold on wealth. In doing so, they urge their competitors to discuss issues of poverty and hunger.

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