Earliest that the Annexation Proposal Could be on the Election Ballet is August of 2013.

Washington city officials say the earliest that the annexation proposal could be on the election ballot is August of 2013. The annexation takes in property to the west, south, and east of the existing city limits including the land off old Highway 100 owned by the Washington School District. Mayor Sandy Lucy says the city council held a workshop as part of its meeting on October 1, 2012. She says it featured about 90-minuts of discussion following a presentation from economic development director Darren Lamb. Officials say several organizations have officially endorsed the proposal.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.