The Democratic primary has four challengers to Emanuel Cleaver, although two have run as Republicans before and a third has conservative views. There are also four candidates in the Republican primary.
About 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, the president pulled into the Platte County suburb for an unannounced stop. People on the main drag got just a few minutes’ notice that the president was coming. His staff expected him to stay about 30 minutes. He lingered nearly an hour.
A proposed state constitutional amendment would declare the right to bear arms, ammunition and accessories to be unalienable and would make restrictions on those rights subject to the highest level of judicial review.
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s Heart of America Hot Dog Festival wants to bring the community together through one of our nation’s favorite pastimes. Also this week: ‘Ragtime’ at Theatre in the Park and comedian Mike Epps at Starlight.
Jerry Nolte says there’s too much patronage in Clay County, which needs to be run more professionally to avoid lawsuits that have drained taxpayer money. Incumbent Pam Mason says the county is being governed well.