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John F. Wood launches run for Senate in Missouri as independent
Politics

John F. Wood launches run for Senate in Missouri as independent

John F. Wood, who resigned as the lead investigator for the House Jan. 6 committee last week, launched a bid Wednesday to run for U.S. Senate in Missouri as an independent, he confirmed to CBS News.To get on the ballot, Wood needs to collect 10,000 signatures, or 2% of the number of people who voted in the last Senate election, whichever is less, according to a spokesperson for the Missouri Secretary of State's Office. The deadline is Aug. 1. "I really thought it was important there would be a third option," he told CBS News in an interview.  Wood would be entering the open race for retiring Republican Sen. Roy Blount's seat. In the 50/50 Senate, both parties are fighting tooth and nail to hold onto every seat they can. Wood said he plans to cauc...
Entertainment Plan for West Bottoms Railroad Bridge Picks Up Steam
Entertainment

Entertainment Plan for West Bottoms Railroad Bridge Picks Up Steam

Share this story Published 1 minute ago Above image credit: Mike Zeller leads a tour of the old Rock Island Bridge where he plans to create an entertainment district over the Kaw River. (Kevin Collison | CityScene) Michael Zeller’s quest to convert an old West Bottoms railroad bridge into an entertainment district over the Kaw River is picking up steam, with construction plans now in place and backing from key local philanthropic foundations. “I think it’s going very well and the prospects are good, that’s why I’m interested,” said investor David Brain, former CEO and founder of EPR Properties, a successful national real ...