Todd Akin plans to stay in senatorial race

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Despite calls from his own party to drop out of the Missouri senatorial race, republican Todd Akin says he will remain on the ballot. Akin says the “Liberal media” is behind attempts to get his name off the ballot. Akin is under fire from both sides over comments he made about what he called “Legitimate rape”. On Tuesday August 21,2012, Akin tweeted “I apologized but the liberal media is trying to make me drop out”, the tweet also asked supporters to donate to his campaign.

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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 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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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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