Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress
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Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress

As an American history teacher for more than 20 years, Quincy native Brian Deters has studied Abraham Lincoln and looked up to Lincoln's morals and beliefs throughout his career in education.

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Palmyra City Council clears way for sales tax issue in April election

The Palmyra City Council agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the local sales tax by a half-cent in the April 3, 2018, municipal election.

Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday
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Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday

A Quincy native plans to formally announce his candidacy Sunday for the 18th Congressional District. Brian Deters will host the event at noon in Washington Park.

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Shelbina residents approve sales tax increase by nearly 2-1 margin

Shelbina voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax to create, maintain or repair streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters in the city. The issue passed 160-89.

Quincy native Brian Deters plans run for Congress
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Quincy native Brian Deters plans run for Congress

A Quincy native who is now living in Switzerland has announced he will be a candidate in the 18th Congressional District in next year's election cycle.

Hammond announces plans to seek re-election to House in 2018
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Hammond announces plans to seek re-election to House in 2018

State Rep. Norine Hammond, R-Macomb, has announced she will seek re-election to the 93rd District in the 2018 elections.

Greg Sharpe announces candidacy for District 4 seat in Missouri
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Greg Sharpe announces candidacy for District 4 seat in Missouri

Gregory "Greg" Sharpe of Ewing has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the District 4 seat in the Missouri House of Representatives being relinquished by the incumbent, Craig Redmon.

Illinois governor's race could be costliest in U.S. history
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Illinois governor's race could be costliest in U.S. history

The 2018 Illinois governor's race is on pace to be the most expensive in U.S. history, propelled by a wealthy Republican incumbent and a billionaire Democrat.

Walker joins race for Missouri Senate seat vacated by Munzlinger
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Walker joins race for Missouri Senate seat vacated by Munzlinger

Missouri Rep. Nate Walker is running for the state Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Brian Munzlinger in January 2019. Walker, 65, is the fourth Republican to announce his campaign for the 18th District seat.

O'Laughlin enters Missouri Senate race
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O'Laughlin enters Missouri Senate race

Business owner Cindy O'Laughlin has become the third announced candidate seeking the state Senate seat that will be vacated after this term by Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown.