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Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – A major defense contract from the Air Force could have major benefits for the city of St. Louis. This week, Boeing announced that if awarded the contract for the Air Force’s T-C training jets, it would assemble them at its St. Louis facility. The U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known

Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

St. Louis’ Boeing vies with two others for major defense contract

The United States’ next trainer plane could be built on foreign soil. A major defense contract for the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known as the T-X Trainer, is scheduled to be decided by the end of 2017, and the price tag attached to the contract weighs in at a whopping $16 billion.

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Republicans will attempt 50 override votes on budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate Appropriations Chairman and the House Budget Chairman told reporters today that they were planning on holding override votes on approximately 50 line-item vetoes in the state budget. “The governor’s priorities in the budget process were out of line with Missouri and, frankly, they are wrong,” Sen. Kurt Schaefer said.

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House 111th primary candidate still fighting over photo

HILLSBORO, Mo. – Shane Roden was successful in the Republican primary for the 111th House district, despite coming under fire at the last minute for a photograph which could be a factor in the coming general election. Roden initially came under fire from his primary opponent, Jason Jarvis, while the polls were open. The Jefferson

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