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Greitens resigns as governor of Missouri

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who once aspired for national office, announced he will resign after months of swirling controversy surrounding an extramarital affair and subsequent investigations. Greitens said Tuesday afternoon from his office in Jefferson City that he will step down at 5 p.m. on Friday. The move elevates Lt. Gov. Mike Parson , a former Republican state lawmaker, to the governor’s office. "I came to office to fight for the people of Missouri, to fight for the forgotten," the outgoing governor said. "I love Missouri. And I love our people. That love remains."

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Too many of Kansas City's children change schools too often.

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A Brief History Of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ Troubled Few Months

Updated May 29, 2018 — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned after coming under intense scrutiny for several reasons. He still faces a felony relating to fundraising for his gubernatorial campaign.

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A bit of Broadway's history arrived in Kansas City recently with Barbara Cook's one-woman show at the Folly Theater.

Kansas City, MO – The concert, part of the Harriman Arts Program of William Jewell College, featured several Stephen Sondheim tunes, as well as a few he wished he'd written. At the master class Cook conducted the next day, she passed on to local singers a few lessons from her 50 year career. KCUR's Steve Walker reports.

Kansas City – Johnson County delays count of provisional ballots in Kline-Biggs race for Attorney General. Kansas City Missouri budget cuts will be somewhat offset by G.O. bonds passed Tuesday... but bigger cuts must come next year.

Kansas City, MO – Kline vs. Biggs race depends on provisional ballot count. Democrats lose control of Missouri House. Holden won't delay seating of Talent in U.S. Senate.

Kansas City, MO – Voter turnout may exceed expectations. No problems reported yet in closely-watched St. Louis precincts. Graves may make more Kansas Budget cuts before January. Kansas City Missouri Parks reported littered with restrooms in disrepair.

KANSAS CITY – Races tighten as election nears. Missouri Lt. Governor calls for changes in seniors' prescription drug law. Kansas Citian Berkibile to Missouri Energy Policy Commission. Robinson's fate in jury's hands. Thornburgh predicts average election turnout.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Jurors in the John Robinson trial enter into the penalty phase, and the Kansas City region is attracting some high profile guests as election day approaches.

Kansas City, MO – Lieberman campaigns in K.C. for Carnahan. Bush and Cheney schedule Missouri appearances for Talent. Westport neighborhood groups hold protest on Question 3. Defense starts its presentation in Robinson sentencing phase.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's look at the nature of leadership is part of our Network KC coverage of the issue.

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