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Spence rally in Mo. capital city
8:11 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Spence Rallies Jeff City Supporters Without Walker

Mo. gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence (R) greets voters at a rally in Jefferson City on 10-22-2012.
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Updated 10/23/2012, 11:12 a.m., to include response from the Mo. Democratic Party.

The Republican challenger trying to unseat Democratic Governor Jay Nixon took his campaign to Missouri’s capital city Monday.

Dave Spence went forward with his campaign stop despite losing his big-name keynote speaker:  Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) was supposed to introduce Spence in Jefferson City and headline fundraisers in St. Louis and Kansas City, but canceled following a deadly shooting in the Milwaukee area.  Spence agreed with Walker’s decision and carried on without him.

“He absolutely did the right thing," Spence told the crowd of around 150.  "He put people before politics.”

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MoDOT resurrects controversial I-55 ramp proposal

The Missouri Department of Transportation is again pushing a proposal to build two-lane ramps to ease the congestion at Interstate 55 and the Poplar Street Bridge.

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