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 Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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