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Dobbins Looks Back At Southeast In 2012

Dec 21, 2012
Southeast Missouri State University

It was an eventful year at Southeast Missouri State University. The university saw its 12th consecutive year of record enrollment, the Board of Regents approved construction of a River Campus expansion and the university grew its agriculture program at its campuses in Sikeston, Malden and Kennett.

Frank Ocean's Channel Orange was consistently praised as one of the top R&B albums of 2012.
Frank Ocean

A big 1990’s music renaissance was inevitable, but if you are patiently awaiting the return of grunge rock and Doc Martens, you might have to wait another year or so.

Emerson To Leave Congress: So What's Next?

Dec 7, 2012
U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson
U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson dropped a bomb on southeast Missouri this week when she announced she will resign from the House and take the top job at a rural elective cooperative trade association. Emerson's last day will be February 8, 2013.

That leaves a lot of question: When will there be a special election? How will party committees chose candidates? Who will the committees choose?

Southeast Missouri State University Press

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How Missouri Republicans Lost Statewide Elections

Nov 26, 2012
Chris McDaniel / St. Louis Public Radio

Two weeks ago, Missouri Republican candidates were trounced in the statewide races. In fact, out of the six races at a statewide level, only one Republican candidate came out on top: incumbent Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder. In what many consider to be an increasingly red state, how did the Republican Party lose?