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Tesla license expires, awaits court decision on stay to re-open

Tesla license expires, awaits court decision on stay to re-open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New Year’s Eve marked a tough night in the Show Me State for the nation’s pre-eminent electric car company. Tesla’s license to sell cars in the state of Missouri expired Saturday, but the company hopes a court ruling expected Wednesday keeps its three Missouri venues open. Cole County Circuit Court Judge

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10 TWMP episodes to countdown the New Year

The time between Christmas and New Years is a strange lull for Missouri politicos where to-do lists seem impossible to complete, but time is randomly and unsatisfyingly available. To fill the lull in your holidays, we suggest watching ten of the most notable episodes of This Week in Missouri Politics since the show’s start two

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TWMP: Lt. Gov.-elect Parson and a Kansas City-filled panel

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics broadcasting from the Kansas City studio, host Scott Faughn talks with Lt. Gov.-elect Mike Parson about his ascension to the second highest office in the state, his plans to promote Missouri in the next four years, and his successful campaign against former Congressman Russ Carnahan. “Somebody


Rob Carson: Missouri’s ‘Music Man’ of Political Satire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – His work has been featured on more than 150 stations, his comedy sketches have been aired on several radio shows across the U.S, and he now hosts a podcast as well as online lifestyle videos about cooking and home improvement. Yes, Rob Carson is a man of many talents, but what


Election Night Watch Parties and other events

Tomorrow as the results roll-in, candidates and political organizations from across the state will be watching to see who comes out victorious. We’ve compiled a list of open invitation parties below. All start at roughly 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Jason Kander’s Election Night Event – Kansas City – Uptown Theater Jay Ashcroft and Eric Schmitt

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Silvey-Bechthold senate race takes strange turn two weeks out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The race between Republican incumbent Sen. Ryan Silvey and Democratic challenger J. Ranen Bechthold has taken a few interesting turns this election cycle. Even though Bechthold successfully fended off a lawsuit filed by Silvey, which challenged Bechthold’s residency in Clay County, he still trails by most other metrics like polling, name

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TWMP: Koster, gun rights and the treasurer’s race

Attorney General Chris Koster joins host Scott Faughn on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics to talk about his campaign to become Missouri’s next governor. The two discuss his commitment to the 2nd Amendment from his time as a prosecutor and as a law enforcement official. “Nobody’s going to take any Missourian’s guns,

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This Week in Missouri Politics to debut in Kansas City 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This Week in Missouri Politics is expanding to Kansas City starting Sunday, October 16th on 38 the Spot at 10:00 a.m. – right in middle of the Sunday news show lineup. “It has been our goal from day one to make This Week in Missouri Politics a truly statewide show that

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Burnett focused on helping community after close win over Abarca

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After the dust settled in the 19th House District Democratic primary, Ingrid Burnett emerged victorious over Manny Abarca by just 20 votes. Abarca, an upstart staffer for Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, had the support of the Congressman as well as many Kansas City representatives in Jefferson City, like state Sen. Kiki Curls,


Renovate America coming to Kansas City, Jackson County

Next week, homeowners in Kansas City and Jackson County will become the first in the state able to take advantage of an energy efficiency financing program. Renovate America, a private partner of the Missouri Clean Energy District (MCED) will offer its HERO Program to residents of those sections of the state that will allow residents to