The Buzz

Tom Schweich spokesman found dead of apparent suicide

Spence Jackson, the spokesman for former Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich, has been found dead in his Jefferson City apartment, multiple media outlets are reporting. Police indicated his death is being investigated as a suicide. Jackson’s death comes about one month after Schweich’s suicide.

Videos

Editor's Picks

Kansas City Deals

Today's Circulars

Blogs & Columns

Local Columnists

Alan Bavley: Uncommon sense on health care

Joshua Freeman, the head of family medicine at the University of Kansas Hospital, makes the case why a single-payer system — basically, Medicare for all — is the right way to go. According to Freeman, a single-payer system would go a long way toward putting the focus back on patients.

As I See It

Joelouis Mattox: We all must work together to overcome racism

March is National Woman’s History Month. Joelouis Mattox, a former member of the Missouri Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission On Civil Rights, dedicates this column to Lucile H. Bluford, who encountered state-sponsored racism in 1939 when she was denied admission to the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
 
 

Special Projects

View More
View More

UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS

Subscriptions starting at 99 cents per month

Home Delivery Subscribers

Learn how to ACTIVATE
your full Digital Access

NOT a Subscriber?

Show my options >