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Missouri Republican governor candidates to debate tonight

All five of the Republicans vying to be Missouri’s next governor will face off for the first time tonight.

Businessman John Brunner, state Sen. Bob Dixon, author Eric Greitens, former Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder will participate in a debate organized by the Cole County Republican Central Committee.

The debate start at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Missouri Farm Bureau in Jefferson City. It will be moderated by Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe, a Jefferson City Republican, and last aproximately 90 minutes.

Follow along with The Star’s coverage of the debate tonight on and on Twitter by using the hashtag #MoGov.

Jason Hancock: 573-634-3565, @J_Hancock