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.
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?
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BySt. Louis Public Radio and Beyond November’s Chris McDaniel•Nov 26, 2012
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?