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May 16, 2018

Rural Businesses Limited by Lack of Broadband

HERMITAGE, Missouri On a bad day, Cindy Gilmore walks outside to the gas pumps at her convenience store in Flemington and reluctantly puts signs over the credit card machines to let people know they are out of service. When the doors of the TNT Quick Shop open, she’s greeted by equally upset customers who say, “You’re kidding me — again? …

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May 16, 2018

Love’s Democratic opposition hits ‘Lyin’ Love’ after ethics hearing

“Are you as embarrassed as I am?” Chase Crawford, Rep. Warren Love’s announced Democratic opponent for 2018, asked in response to a three-hour hearing over a Facebook post. The Thursday afternoon ethics hearing stemmed from Rep. Warren Love, R-Osceola, posting in August that those responsible for vandalizing a Confederate monument should be “found and hung from a tall tree with …

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May 16, 2018

Challenger Calls Hanging Comments Unacceptable

A man running for Osceola state representative Warren Love’s seat in the Missouri House says Love’s comments about the vandalism done to a Confederate statue in Springfield are unacceptable. Chase Crawford, who serves as a county commissioner in Hickory County, is running against Love in the next election. In a Facebook post, Love said the vandals should be hung from …

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