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Behind the Headlines: Missouri Republicans gather in Branson for convention, Illinois budget crisis

May 20, 2016

In our weekly "Behind the Headlines" segment, St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh discussed the top news stories that caught St. Louisans’ attention this week, with the people who produced them and contributed to them.

This week, we discussed the Missouri Republicans’ convention in Branson that is coming up this weekend and checked in on the Illinois budget crisis.

Joining us:

  • Jo Mannies, Political Reporter, St. Louis Public Radio
  • Amanda Vinicky, Statehouse Bureau Chief, Illinois Public Radio

Here are some of the stories we talked about:

Missouri GOP to focus on issues, and future of primaries, at convention

Unions' Protest Draws Thousands Who Say "Rauner Is Hurting Illinois"

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