The Associated Press recently surveyed a group of Missouri print and broadcast news editors and named the top news story of 2010: The November defeat of longtime 4th District Congressman, Ike Skelton. But since the end of December is nothing if not a time for thoughtful chin stroking and list-making, we decided to gather a panel of experts and come up with a list of the year’s biggest news—St. Louis on the Air style.
A moon rock at the Ontario Science Center in Toronto, ON. A missing moon rock was found while sorting through some memorabilia of outgoing U.S. senator Kit Bond this week as he prepares to retire. (Via Flickr/bryce_edwards)
Bond in his first term as Governor of Missouri from 1973-1977. His second term was 1981-1984. (Missouri State Archives).
Governor Kit Bond and his wife, Carolyn, in January 1981, dressed for the Grand March and Inaugural Ball at the Missouri Capitol. (Missouri State Archives).
Sen. Christopher "Kit" Bond addresses the 131st National Guard Association of the United States General Conference in Nashville, Tenn., on Sept. 13, 2009. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill, Flickr Creative Commons User The National Guard)
Bond accepts a gift from machinists that work on the F-15 Silent Eagle jet fighter during a “70 Years of Excellence” Celebration at the Boeing in St. Louis on Aug. 27, 2009. Bond helped keep the F-15 line open. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Often tax legislation is a little bit muddled. We try to break down Obama's latest for you and let you know what your U.S. Senators, Kit Bond and Claire McCaskill, think as they go to vote on the bill.