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Cape Girardeau Co. democrats raise $10k to attract presidential candidate
The Cape Girardeau County Democrats want to bring the race to the White House through Cape Girardeau.
RESULTS: Ky. primary elections
Former deputy clerk takes legal action against Stoddard County, Stoddard County clerk
GOP redistricting plan stalls in Missouri after missed vote
A Republican proposal to undo a new constitutional amendment on redistricting has stalled in a Senate committee after not enough Republicans showed up to support it
Published May 14, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Kentucky governor debuting his first TV ad of the campaign
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin plays up his close ties with President Donald Trump and boasts about the state's economy in his first TV ad of his reelection campaign
The Associated Press
Published May 3, 2019 at 7:59 AM
New Franklin County tax to pay for new courthouse
After trying to pass a local sales tax to repair the Franklin County Courthouse over the course of 3 elections, a referendum is finally in place to replace the 144 year old building.
Published April 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Businessman Mike Absher shares his plan for Marion, IL as mayor
After Bob Butler’s administration as one of the longest serving mayor in the country, Michael Absher will take up his own legacy.
Published April 3, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Cape Girardeau schools celebrate with Proposition Y passage
The morning after the passing of the proposition, two of the schools showed their appreciation to their supporters.
Published April 3, 2019 at 5:37 PM
City use tax issue on Jackson, MO ballot fails to pass
Jackson voters voted against the use tax on April 2.
Published April 2, 2019 at 8:40 PM
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear sworn in
Aug. 6 Missouri special election results
Greta Van Susteren comments on Democrats running for President
City of Cape Girardeau asking for renewal of Capital Improvements Sales Tax
Kentucky Primary election tomorrow
Former Stoddard Co. worker takes legal action
Proposition Y in Cape Girardeau, MO passes
City leaders and Cape Girardeau voters are sounding off on the proposition
Published April 2, 2019 at 8:35 PM
Political expert: Amending the constitution for the Electoral College is politically impossible
A few Democratic U.S. Senators introduced a constitutional amendment to end the Electoral College system and to allow the popular vote to elect the President of the United States.
Marsha Heller and
Published April 2, 2019 at 5:35 PM
City of Jackson to build portion of new police station on old cemetery
Officials passed an ordinance on Monday, April 1 allowing it.
Nichole Cartmell and
Published April 1, 2019 at 11:05 PM
Women for Change educates residents about local candidates in Carbondale
It's local election day on Tuesday, April 2. Here's some reasons why voting is so important.
Published April 1, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Rep. Bost sworn into office
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives for the 116th Congress on Thursday, Jan. 3.
Published January 3, 2019 at 4:32 PM
Marion, IL mayoral race set for April 2019
A election for the next Marion mayor is set for April 2, 2019.
Published December 26, 2018 at 5:29 PM
Missouri bingo fans hope vote helps reverse decline in games
Missouri bingo players are hoping their pastime will rebound from a steady decline after voters approved a constitutional amendment that changes regulation of the game
Heartland small business owners concerned about minimum wage increase
Local businesses are getting creative to meet the books after Missouri voters passed proposition B.
WATCH: Campaign 2018 roundtable discussion
We hosted a roundtable discussion from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6.
Dewayne Redmon wins Graves County Sheriff following indictment
Sheriff Dewayne Redmon will be keeping his position following the 2018 Midterm Elections.
KY voter turnout reaches nearly 50%
According to the Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes, statewide voter turnout was about 47.38 percent.
Published November 7, 2018 at 9:21 AM
RESULTS: 2018 Midterm Elections in the Heartland
Voters across the country cast their votes on Tuesday, Nov. 6 for the 2018 Midterm Elections
Published November 6, 2018 at 11:15 PM
Carbondale Mayor Henry seeking re-election in 2019
Carbonale mayor John “Mike” Henry announced that he will be seeking for re-election.
Published November 2, 2018 at 5:11 PM
Jackson Co., IL Bar Association hosting judicial candidate forum
The Jackson County Bar Association is hosting a candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Carbondale Civic Center.
Published September 11, 2018 at 10:06 AM
Candidate forums set for Sept. in St. Louis, MO
Missouri candidates for U.S. Senator and State Auditor will participate in forums on Friday, September 14 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Published August 14, 2018 at 5:26 PM
Voters said "No" to 'Right to Work' in Missouri
A state lawmaker argues it will be better for new businesses. A longtime union member from southeast Missouri says it's harmful to the working class.
Published August 7, 2018 at 10:38 PM
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Missouri bill proposes library review boards, removing “inappropriate sexual material”
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Travel halting due to winter storm
Jury convicts man for attempted burglary
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McCaskill, Hawley challenge each other to debates
Sen. Claire McCaskill and Attorney General Josh Hawley challenged each other to series of debates.
Published August 7, 2018 at 10:24 PM
Missouri Primary sample ballots 8/7
MISSOURI (KFVS) - Here are some sample ballots from around southeast Missouri for the Missouri primary election on Tuesday, August 7.
Published August 6, 2018 at 4:32 PM
Hawley to visit Cape Girardeau on Aug. 2
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2.
Published August 2, 2018 at 1:49 PM
Scott County election staff preparing to protect primary votes
Missouri's August 7 primary is less than a week away. Election officials in the Heartland are preparing voting machines and their staff to make sure there's no tampering at the polls.
Published July 31, 2018 at 9:41 PM