High Noon Five: Betty Anne McCaskill, 3rd District Senate Race, Grand Theft Auto
Republican Gary Romine and Democrat Joe Fallert are battling for voters in Missouri’s 3rd Senate District. Romine, from Farmington, is a businessman and former chief-of-staff for former state Senators Kevin Engler and Bill Alter. Fallert represents Ste. Genevieve County and southern Jefferson County in the Missouri House. Fallert worked at Mississippi Lime Company for 39 years. The Daily Journal’s Kevin R. Jenkins has a biography of each candidate.
Incumbent Treasurer Clint Zweifel and his Republican challenger Cole McNary are battling for an office that is often overshadowed by the Presidential and Senate contests. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Mark Schlinkmann reports on the race.
The Columbia Daily Tribune’s Rudi Keller writes about Claire McCaskill’s mother, Betty Anne McCaskill. She passed away Monday at the age of 84.
The two Arkansas men who struck a group of joggers on Sunday in Cape Girardeau said it was “fun” and likened it to playing the video game Grand Theft Auto. The Southeast Missourian’s Scott Moyers reportsnone of the joggers were seriously injured.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bryan Burwellsays rumors that the Rams will trade Steven Jackson are just that: Rumors.