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McCaskill, Akin and Dine on education

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., agrees with U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, that educational decisions are best made at local and state levels, but they disagree on what role the federal government should take.  Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine believes the federal government should shift its focus to educating Americans in skilled trades.

 

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on energy

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, both support the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine has not publicly stated any specific policies regarding energy.

 

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on government spending

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., believes in enacting long-term debt reduction; U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, wants to cut federal outlays, cap the debt ceiling and balance the federal budget; and Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine says he would vote "no" on any legislation containing earmarks.

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on agriculture and rural areas

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., supports the Senate's 2012 five-year farm bill, and U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, has said he will work to stop federal regulations that might affect farm operations. Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine has not publicly stated any specific policies regarding farming policies.

 

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on Medicare

This article is one of an eight-part series that examines where U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, and Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine stand on some of the issues important to Missouri voters.

 

 

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on taxes

This article is one of an eight-part series that examines where U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, and Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine stand on some of the issues important to Missouri voters.

McCaskill, Akin and Dine on jobs and the economy

This article is one of an eight-part series that examines where U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-St. Louis, and Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine stand on some of the issues important to Missouri voters.

 

Rhonda Gibler named new MU director of budget

Rhonda Gibler, associate vice provost for MU Extension management, will succeed Tim Rooney as MU budget director starting Jan. 1, 2013.

J. KARL MILLER: A tale of two liberals on national defense

National defense is indeed costly, but it serves as our insurance policy for freedom.

MU freshmen continue to live in converted study rooms

Fifteen MU students remain housed in converted study rooms after a record-breaking enrollment forced Residential Life staff to find temporary and alternative housing for displaced students.

VOTERS GUIDE: Amendment 3 could alter judicial selection committee

Missouri voters will be asked whether to change the selection of supreme court and court of appeals judges. There are no estimated costs or savings expected if this proposal is approved by voters.

VOTERS GUIDE: Proposition B

The ballot proposal would increase the tax on tobacco products and channel the revenue into education funding and tobacco cessation programs.

VOTERS GUIDE: Proposition E

Proposition E asks voters to amend laws governing the creation of a state health insurance exchange. There are not costs or savings expected from this proposal.

VOTERS GUIDE: Proposition A

Missouri voters will be asked Nov. 6 whether to return local control of the Police Board of Commissioners to St. Louis instead of requiring that members be appointed by the governor.

New fMRI technology allows better preparation for brain surgery

The fMRI system can determine the locations of parts of a patient's brain that control different functions, such as speech and movement, and create a three-dimensional picture of the brain.

Missouri women's soccer defeats Kentucky in first SEC tournament game

Senior Haley Krentz and junior Alyssa Diggs scored for the No. 5 seed Tigers, who will take on No. 1 seed Florida on Friday in the tournament semifinals.

Columbia College rings in basketball season with costumes, dance-off

Columbia College celebrated the start of the basketball season with a school-wide event featuring shooting competitions, costumes and "the Wobble."

Rock Bridge boys soccer team wins district tournament

The win puts the Bruins into the state tournament. They will enter the 16-team state championship bracket with a record of 19-7-1 for the season.

Hearnes Center Halloween event entertains local children, parents

Seventy-five booths featured indoor games, candy and a bounce house.

University Hospital's Staff for Life Helicopter Service celebrates 30 years

The hospital unveiled its newest helicopter, a McDonnell Douglas MD-902 twin-engine aircraft, as part of the Staff for Life Helicopter Service's 30th anniversary celebration.

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