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Eckersley hopes to ‘surprise’ with congressional bid

The man at the center of a controversy involving document retention in former Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration officially launched his bid for Congress last Monday. And not only is Scott Eckersley running for a southwestern Missouri congressional seat as a ...

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Eckersley lawsuit settles for $500,000

The Missouri Attorney General's Office has issued a statement confirming a $500,000 settlement in a lawsuit against former Gov. Matt Blunt and four of his staff members. Former staff attorney Scott Eckersley (pictured) had sued after he was fired in late September 2007. He claimed he was dismissed after raising concerns that Blunt's staff was not properly preserving e-mails in compliance with state record-retention and open-records laws.

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St. Louis attorney picked as MU curator COLUMBIA (AP)  A St. Louis attorney is Gov. Jay Nixon’s choice to fill one of three vacancies on the University of Missouri system’s Board of Curators. Fifty-one-year-old Don Downing is a former chief ...

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E-mails show Eckersley part of high court selection process

The e-mails obtained by Missouri Lawyers Weekly from former Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration do more than lay out the internal debate over the selection of state Supreme Court Judge Patricia Breckenridge. Some of the e-mails also make clear the involvement ...

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