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Covering Dick Gephardt's Campaign in St. Louis

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Missouri Congressman Dick Gephardt is running for President. (UPI photo)

By Tom Weber, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

A field of nine Democrats running for President is sure to create a lot of media coverage. With each appearance, newsrooms all over the country have to decide what's newsworthy.

Many campaign stories are national and might not belong in a local newscast, but that all changes when one of the candidates is also local.

KWMU's Tom Weber prepared this report on how St. Louis media are covering Dick Gephardt.

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