East Central College Will Host a Voter Forum

Local residents will have a chance to get to know the candidates before the November general election. East Central College will host a voter forum on Thursday October 25, 2012 at 6:30PM in the training center on the ECC campus in Union Missouri. Officials say the goal is to help the community make informed decisions before they head to the polls on Election Day. All capitates for state and local offices have been invited to participate. The public is encouraged to attend.
The candidates who have confirmed their attendance are: Missouri Governor representatives for both Jay Nixon and David Spence, Lt. Governor representative for Cynthia Davis, U.S. House of Representatives - 3rd District Eric Mayer, Missouri Attorney General representative for Ed Martin, State Representatives- 108th district Paul Curtman and Ann Schroeder, State Representatives- 61st district Michael Sage and Dave Schatz, Franklin County Commissioners- 2nd Teresa Connelly and Michael Schatz, Franklin County Public Administrators Julie Bowen and Mary Jo Straatmann, and Franklin County Assessors Tom Copeland and Angela Beckett.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

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It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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Boys...
The 53rd Annual Union Tournament tips off with two games this evening...
Rock Bridge goes up against Northwest at 5:30
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Middle School Gym...
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