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  • Local Elections

    ‘Economics for Dummies’ author is running again against Rep. Pete Aguilar

    A harsh lesson in campaigning isn’t stopping an economics professor from re-entering the political arena. Sean Flynn announced Saturday, May 13 that he would run in 2018 for the 31st Congressional District seat held by Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands. A Republican and Scripps College professor who wrote “Economics for Dummies,” Flynn ran for the seat last year and finished fifth out of five candidates in the June primary. Aguilar eventually beat Republican Paul...

    Jeff Horseman
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  • Mayoral elections

    Ferguson mayor seeks third term as challenged city’s face

    FERGUSON, Mo.>> Ferguson’s leadership has changed drastically since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown put the St. Louis suburb at the center of the debate over the treatment of blacks by the nation’s police forces. The one constant has been Mayor James Knowles III, who is asking voters for another three years on Tuesday in what surely has become one of the toughest political jobs in America. Knowles, who is finishing his second term, is running against Ella...

    By JIM SALTER Associated Press|

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