JC council approves 2015 budget ahead of schedule

In a surprise move Monday night, the Jefferson City Council approved the 2015 budget weeks ahead of schedule, but made some last minute adjustments.

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JC council approves 2015 budget ahead of schedule

In a surprise move Monday night, the Jefferson City Council approved the 2015 budget weeks ahead of schedule, but made some last minute adjustments.

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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.

At 98 years old, he was the longest-lived Prime Minister in Australia's history.

He served as the country's 21st...

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Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing what she calls the GOP's "war on women."

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Lewinsky's new mission: End cyberbullying

Monica Lewinsky told an audience in Philadelphia on Monday that her new mission in life was to end cyberbullying. Her speech -- and her goal -- come as the former White House intern steps into the public eye after years of trying to live privately.

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Senate schedules its own Ebola hearing

The Senate will hold a hearing on the increasingly political debate over the government's handling of the Ebola outbreak -- but not until after the midterm elections.

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski will hold an Ebola heari...

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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky took another step into the public spotlight on Monday when she joined Twitter.

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Barack Obama votes Monday in Illinois

President Barack Obama is home to cast his ballot Monday, the day early voting begins in Illinois, and he isn't afraid to reveal whom he's casting his ballot for.

At an event Sunday night for Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois, a fired up Obama let loose at C...

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The president's club: How golf took over the White House

So often a meeting point for the captains of politics and industry, the golf course has been one of the most popular friends of U.S. leaders since the early part of the 20th century.

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Donald Trump months away from 2016 decision

As 2016 hopefuls flock to early caucus states, Donald Trump told an Iowa audience not to count him out -- at least not until he makes his decision about running early next year.

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